South Kensington, Greater London (Hybrid)
£49,482 - £59,582 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Are you a professional fundraiser with a strong track record of negotiating and managing relationships with high-net-worth individuals?

If so, this could be the perfect career opportunity for you.

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focused entirely on science, engineering, medicine, and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City. We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation, and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It is our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there. The Faculty of Engineering and Advancement Division is in search of a driven, tactful, and diplomatic Fundraising Manager to join their ambitious team, to provide a truly white glove donor experience.

The overarching strategy of Advancement is to raise funds for scholarships, academic positions, research centres, and capital projects, securing private financial support from those who are committed to our academic mission and building Imperial’s global reputation. The Division oversees a wide programme of events that seek to expand the College’s reach, strengthen and enlarge our supporter base, increase philanthropic support and engage alumni, friends, and other stakeholders in the life of the College. This is a high-impact and high-visibility division that relies on extremely motivated and skilled fundraising professionals to deliver a quality end-to-end gift-giving experience.

You will manage strategic projects and high-priority donor relationships, with the aim of attracting major gifts (£25k+) in support of the Faculty of Engineering, as well as the wider College’s fundraising objectives. Developing and delivering on key areas of major gifts fundraising strategy is key, as is supporting an ambitious strategy for Imperial’s advancement efforts globally, and the role may involve international travel.

You will be a trusted advisor both within and outside the Advancement Division for identifying innovative ways to capitalise on fundraising opportunities, and support us to develop staff in the culture, practices, and techniques of successful fundraising.

This career opportunity promises to be varied and will utilise to the maximum your experience gained in roles such as a Major Gift Officer, Development Officer, Regular Giving Manager, Fundraising Specialist, Major Gifts Manager, Development Manager, Leadership Giving Officer/Manager, or similar.

This position is full-time and open-ended/permanent.

Closing date for applications: By 9 a.m., Monday 6th June 2022

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Posted on: 10 May 2022
Closed date: 06 June 2022 at 09:00
Tags: Fundraising, Management