Oxford, Oxfordshire
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum (36.5 hours per week) depending on experience
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our small and busy Development team. As we prepare to launch a new campaign towards our 700th anniversary in 2026, your main responsibility as Development Officer is the strategic execution and management of a regular giving programme with a focus on increasing alumni participation levels. You will also be responsible for overseeing legacy fundraising.

Working closely with the Head of Development, you will be responsible for developing the strategy for and implementing the annual telephone campaign, as well as the regular mailings to alumni and friends of the College. You will also be responsible for developing the strategy and implementing philanthropic support from current students and recent leavers, and be responsible for all the fundraising literature produced, including that related to major gifts. You will take strategic ownership of the legacy giving strategy of the Campaign.

To succeed in this role, you will have: a good level of education, degree level or equivalent; excellent communication skills both written and spoken; experience of fundraising software and databases, ideally DARS/Raisers Edge; an understanding of the importance of philanthropic giving; empathy for the goals of an Oxford College and an understanding of some of the current challenges facing Higher Education.

Benefits include a pension scheme, 30 days’ annual leave plus public holidays (or time in lieu of public holidays worked), free meal on duty, childcare vouchers, and discounted bus travel.

For further information and to apply, please visit our website via the Apply button.

Closing date: 24 January 2020

The College exists to promote excellence in education and research and is actively committed to the principle of equality of opportunity for all suitably qualified candidates.

Posted on: 10 January 2020
Closed date: 24 January 2020
Tags: Fundraising, Marketing