Alumni Data Manager

University of Exeter
December 05, 2022
Offerd Salary:£39,745
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The starting salary will be from £39,745 up to £44,737 on Grade F, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

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Admin, Professional, Managerial


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Alumni Data Manager

Job description

External Engagement and Global This new full-time post is available from January 2023 on a permanent basis

Summary of The Role

The Team

Global Advancement is responsible for developing lifelong relationships between the University and its alumni and other supporters. The Operations team is one of three teams within Global Advancement and is responsible for supporting and informing the wider directorate by providing prospect research, data management, philanthropic income management, data systems management, insight, donor relations and planning and strategy development support. The work of the Operations team underpins the success of the wider Global Advancement team and its targets.

The Role

The main purpose of this role is to manage the day-to-day function of the Data Team, acting as a leader within the wider Data and Prospect Research team. This role is responsible for ensuring that the appropriate data is available to support activity across the Global Advancement team, managing the team that delivers data for activity across the wider team, providing training in use of the database and delivering data projects.

About You

The candidate should have significant experience of using The Raiser's Edge database and of successfully managing a suite of data-related projects and tasks with competing priorities and deadlines. The candidate should also be experienced in negotiation and collaboration and have a strong understanding of the value of philanthropy in the higher education setting.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022).

Our research income in recent years means we're the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world's most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and our world-leading research impact is growing faster than any other Russell Group university (2021 Research Excellence Framework). We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Further information

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