Development & Alumni Relations
Cardiff University seeks an ambitious and talented fundraiser for the position of Senior Development Manager (Major Gifts).
Cardiff University is an ambitious, innovative university, located in a beautiful and thriving capital city. One of the world’s top 150 universities, its research was ranked 5th amongst UK universities in the most recent Research Excellence Framework for quality, and 2nd for impact.
In recent years, Cardiff University has embarked on an exciting step-change in its advancement programme, with significant new investment in its fundraising and supporter relations programmes.
The Senior Development Manager (Major Gifts) will seek to secure major gifts for identified priority projects for the University. Reporting to the Deputy Director of Development & Head of Fundraising, the post holder will join as a senior member of the high-performing fundraising team, raising gifts of five, six and seven-figures from individuals, charitable trusts and foundations, and corporates.
The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience and understanding of major gifts fundraising, including face-to-face solicitation of gifts; strong negotiation and communication skills; an ability to represent the University and develop strong institutional relationships at a senior level; and the ambition, drive, commitment and vision needed to support the University’s fundraising targets.
For an informal conversation prior to applying for this role, please email Greg Spencer, Deputy Director of Development.
It is anticipated that interviews for this post will be held in Cardiff on Wednesday 9th October 2019. Please confirm your availability to attend interview in your application.
This post is full-time and open-ended.
To apply, please visit our website.
Closing date: Saturday, 28 September 2019.
Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.
Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.