Eden Brown and the University of Surrey are working in collaboration to find a suitable candidate for their exciting Advancement Officer vacancy based at their impressive Guildford campus.
The Advancement Officer role will report to, and be guided by, the Advancement Manager of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. You will be responsible for helping to implement the Faculty's philanthropic fundraising strategy, and to develop and maintain alumni relations to support the advancement of the Faculty and its departments.
The role will include fundraising and stewardship, prospect research and will support the development and maintenance of strong relationships with the University's alumni through engagement opportunities such as mentoring and profile sharing and events. You will work closely with the Advancement Manager to assist them in achieving the shared strategic objectives of both the Advancement office and University. You will also act as the key relationship manager for individual donors and alumni, leading them to donate to agreed projects within the Faculty and University as well as developing, building and maintaining strong working relationships with academics within the Faculty to ensure Advancement and fundraising objectives are met and will work closely with both Faculty and Advancement colleagues to support engagement.
We are looking for someone with previous fundraising, marketing or sales experience and demonstrated success in developing and maintaining relationships and developing initiatives to increase the fundraising base. An understanding of the University and where the major sources of alumni engagement and philanthropic funding will be is essential as is an interest in and passion for higher education and an understanding of the University of Surrey, its mission and its need for external funding.
This is a massively exciting role working in a hugely experienced and supportive team. If you would like to apply send your CV to Tony Williams at [email protected] or call Tony for more information on 020 3017 5014.
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