Eden Brown is proud to be working in partnership with the University of Surrey on their exciting Advancement Officer job vacancy based at their impressive Guildford campus. Under the Vice Chancellor the University is expanding Advancement activities (formerly Alumni and Development) with the aim of reaching £15m a year annual income in time.
The Advancement Officer will be responsible for helping to implement the Faculty or School's philanthropic fundraising strategy, develop and maintain alumni relations and the stewardship of existing Faculty or School donors. The role will include fundraising, stewardship, alumni engagement and prospect research and will support the development and maintenance of strong relationships through engagement opportunities such as mentoring and profile sharing and events.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a high-performing team at a collaborative University, with teaching and research excellence in many exciting and fundable areas across a broad range of disciplines, addressing major societal challenges.
You will act as a key relationship contact for a prospect portfolio of alumni and other University supporters, build rapport and develop relationships across the Faculty and develop proposals and reports for existing and prospective funders.
We are looking for someone with previous major donor and/or trust fundraising experience and demonstratable success in developing and maintaining relationships and developing initiatives to increase fundraising support and an understanding of the University and identify major sources of alumni engagement and philanthropic funding.
Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.