Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

£71,404 per year

Permanent, Full-time

Job Description

About the role

Newnham College is looking to appoint an outstanding individual to build on a successful fundraising programme and play a significant role in increasing the resources available to support the future success of the College. The post-holder will lead the Development Office in nurturing, developing and managing relationships with alumnae and friends of the College.  A willingness to offer ‘hands on’ practical support to the team when needed is equally as important as a strategic focus. They will build relationships that maintain and increase the participation rate and encourage philanthropic support including major gifts and legacies. 

About you

With a proven track record in engaging a variety of stakeholders and raising philanthropic support at a significant scale, you are a strategic thinker and operator with the ability to inspire and lead others.  Your sophisticated interpersonal skills and communication style will be instrumental to your success in this post, along with your talent in building long-lasting and beneficial relationships.  You are also educated to degree standard, or the equivalent through professional qualifications or experience.

About Newnham College

Newnham College is a women’s College at the heart of the University of Cambridge. Founded in 1871, we are the oldest College run by women, for women.  With a diverse and welcoming community, current Senior Members of Newnham are engaged in world-leading research across a wide range of fields, students enjoy a comprehensive and well-rounded experience at College, and their highly engaged alumnae have gone on to contribute to Newnham and wider society in many ways.

Closing date for applications:         noon Monday 19th August 2019

Interview date:                                     19th or 20th September 2019