London, Greater London
£35,328 - £42,701 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description


Office of the Vice-Provost (Advancement)


Alumni Relations Manager (International)

Full Time

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £35,328 - £42,701 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

UCL is London’s Global University. We do things differently here and we take the long view. We are not afraid to take risks. We remain focused on making a major contribution to the long term benefit of humanity. In September 2016 UCL launched ‘It’s All Academic’, our bold new global Philanthropy and Engagement Campaign to raise £600m to support students, research and the transformation of our campus. It is enabling us to achieve more than ever before, to secure our position as one of the world’s top higher education institutions.

From fighting dementia to ensuring generations of students reach their full potential: It's All Academic. UCL’s ideas and discoveries are shaping the future, improving lives and having a massive impact on London and the wider world. There has never been a more exciting time to join our Advancement office. We are a team of exceptionally ambitious, creative and passionate individuals who work together to achieve remarkable things with a global impact, and we would love for you to be part of this exciting journey and our success.

This is your chance to play a pivotal role in engaging alumni in the ‘It’s All Academic’ Campaign through deepening their involvement in UCL and encouraging ‘gifts of time’ in many forms including; mentoring, group leadership and speaking. As Alumni Relations Manager (International) you will manage the delivery of a targeted and collaborative strategy to engage the international alumni community and raise awareness of the Campaign across a portfolio of priority countries.

A skilled and persuasive communicator, you will have significant experience in engaging a variety of audiences overseas, including senior stakeholders. You will have managed multiple projects simultaneously, and have demonstrated your ability to work collaboratively and build and maintain productive relationships. You will have a passion for working in an international context, and be able to travel overseas independently on behalf of UCL.

We know that our people are our greatest asset and in return we provide an empowering, values-based environment where personal and professional growth is invested in. We offer agile working and flexibility around working hours. We also value mutual respect and collaboration, and have a strong customer-service ethic.  Expectations are high and we work hard, but the rewards are huge.

UCL is an outstanding place to work. We welcome people from all backgrounds and strive to create an environment where everyone can give of their best. Working with some of the greatest intellects in the world, you will also be entitled to a generous pension scheme and holiday allowance.

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above. To find out more about the role, please contact Julia Whitehorn, Head of International Alumni Engagement. For any queries about the application process, please contact Cameron McNeil, People Coordinator. Both can be reached by phone: +44 (0)20 3108 3804.

The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work.

Closing Date: 29 September 2019

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Refreshed on: 14 September 2019
Closed date: 29 September 2019
Job ref: 1822106
Tags: Communications, PR