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Prospect Research Manager

University of Bath
Bath, Bath and North East Somerset (On-site)
£37,099 - £44,263 per year
Job description

Prospect Research Manager

Salary: Starting from £37,099, rising to £44,263

Closing date: 26 November 2023

Interview date: 08 December 2023

Reference: KW11131

The role of Prospect Research Manager is instrumental to the success of the Advancement Office. You will see the impact of your work first hand as individuals, trusts and corporates you have identified become major donors, in turn supporting delivery of University strategy. This makes for a really rewarding role, with plenty of opportunity for you to shape the Prospect Research function and build on the success of the existing team.

To be successful in the role of Prospect Research Manager you will:

·       have excellent analytical skills and attention to detail

·       be adept at communicating with, negotiating with and influencing colleagues of varying seniority

·       possess excellent written communication skills, producing high quality written briefings, sometimes to tight deadlines 

·       understand the bigger picture, working strategically and applying creativity where required to develop prospect research plans that align to Advancement Office and University strategy.

About us:

The Advancement Office has recently been through some considerable changes, with significant investment in the team and a new senior leadership structure in place, making it an exciting time to join and be part of a new chapter in the University's philanthropic journey.

We support a network of over 140,000 University of Bath alumni across 170 countries, as well as our wider community of supporters who generously give their time, expertise and philanthropy to the University. They transform students’ lives through removing barriers to education, and advance important research in areas such as sustainability, health and wellbeing, and digital. We keep in touch with our community of alumni and friends, informing them of the latest University news and events, providing unique benefits and services, and connecting business contacts or reuniting classmates. We are a very friendly, collaborative, and creative team, and offer a supportive environment for you to develop and grow. 

Further information:

This role is offered on a full-time (36.5 hours per week) basis with hybrid working arrangements.

What we can offer you:

·       a very generous employer contributory pension scheme

·       generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance

·       we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements

·       an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce

·       a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities

·       a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Posted on: 14 November 2023
Closed date: 26 November 2023 at 23:59
Job ref: KW11131
Tags: Policy/Research