Egham, Surrey
£35,931 to £42,456 per annum - including London Allowance
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Applications are invited for the post of Development Manager (Major Gifts) within the External Relationships group, part of the directorate of Marketing and Communications at Royal Holloway, University of London. 

This is a full-time, fixed-term contract until April 2021.  The position is available due to maternity leave and joins the team at an exciting time. The successful candidate will be responsible for nurturing the relationships with those capable of making significant financial gifts (£5,000+) to Royal Holloway, working on a portfolio of projects which meet the university’s strategic priorities and to effectively steward relationships with existing major donors.

You will have a proven track record of fundraising or equivalent experience of generating income and meeting targets with a wide understanding of philanthropy and why people give. The successful candidate will be a results driven, strategic thinker with the ability to build and nurture transformative internal and external relationships. You will be a strong written and verbal communicator and passionate about your work and the difference higher education can make. 

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated and within commuting distance from London.

This is a fixed term post to cover a period of maternity leave until April 2021. This appointment could end earlier than expected should the substantive post-holder return to work early.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Anna Blackman on +44 (0)1784 443824 .



Posted on: 18 February 2020
Closed date: 15 March 2020
Job ref: 0220-058
Tags: Fundraising

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