Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

This is an opportunity to play a part in delivering transformational approaches to solving what is one of the greatest challenges facing society today - to secure a sustainable future for biodiversity and society.

The Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI) is a unique collaboration between the University of Cambridge and leading internationally-focused biodiversity conservation organisations whose mission is to secure a sustainable future for biodiversity and society through an effective partnership of leaders in research, education, policy and practice.

We seek a talented major gifts fundraiser with the ability to help develop long-term holistic partnerships with high-level donors to ultimately secure financial support for the Cambridge Conservation Initiative's most critical priorities. This role is an exciting chance to support the philanthropic development activities for CCI. The successful candidate will work with pioneering academics in one of the most prestigious University's in the world and with leading international conservation organisations.

Collaborative, strategic and innovative in approach, the Associate Director will be responsible for developing new, and building on existing, high-value partnerships with philanthropic donors. Key to success will be the ability to engage with high net worth individuals, senior level staff across CCI, academics and with key stakeholders both internally and externally.

This role provides a unique opportunity for someone who is entrepreneurial, passionate and innovative, has a strong track record in major-gift fundraising or equivalent commercial experience, and is looking to have a major impact in the field of conservation.

This role is based in central Cambridge, however the successful candidate may need to work remotely in the first instance. This can be discussed at interview.

First round interviews for this position are anticipated to take place week commencing 21st June 2021.

Second round interviews for this position are anticipated to take place week commencing 28th June 2021.

Please quote reference DH24719 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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Refreshed on: 10 June 2021
Closing date: 09 July 2021
Job ref: DH24719
Tags: Fundraising
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