Alumni Engagement Assistant

University of Cambridge
April 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,742-£29,605
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Alumni Engagement Assistant

Are you passionate about customer service? Can you demonstrate professionalism, tenacity, and a hard-working attitude? If so, we would love to receive your application.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our Alumni Engagement team as our new Alumni Engagement Assistant. The role holder is accountable for providing critical administrative assistance to ensure the successful delivery of alumni relations programming and services to all Cambridge Alumni worldwide.

The role holder will need to be flexible and adaptable in their approach to work to ensure the smooth day-to-day working of the programme, whilst also overseeing reception duties of the wider Development and Alumni Relations office. This is a new role for our office, which means there is a lot of opportunity for you to make your mark and put into place administrative support that enables the team to thrive.

Successful candidates will have experience in administration or similar roles and be able to demonstrate a real passion for providing outstanding customer service. You will be an excellent written and verbal communicator, possess outstanding organisational skills, have immaculate attention to detail, and know how to prioritise your work in a busy office where no two days are the same.

Development and Alumni Relations is the alumni relations and fundraising arm of the University. We are accountable for (1) raising major philanthropic gifts from alumni and non-alumni (2) Communicating persuasively to inspire, inform, and engage our audiences (3) Building links and encouraging lifelong relationships between the University and its alumni and supporters (4) Ensuring that the worldwide community of over 320,000 alumni are well-equipped to be effective ambassadors and advocates for Cambridge.

We work collaboratively with colleagues throughout Collegiate Cambridge, including our 31 Colleges, Cambridge University Health Partners, and Cambridge in America, to promote positive relations with our alumni and supporters and generate philanthropic income.

This role is based in central Cambridge. We practice a hybrid working model and the successful candidate will be in the office for at least two days a week.

Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and subject to approval.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Closing date for this position is midnight on Sunday 7th April 2024

First round of interviews for this position are anticipated to take place on Friday 19th April 2024.

If you have any questions, please contact our Talent Acquisition team via email at [email protected]

Please quote reference DH40824 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.

Further information
  • Candidate Pack - Alumni Engagement Asistant
  • Department/Location

    University of Cambridge Development and Alumni Relations, Cambridge






    Assistant staff


    15 March 2024

    Closing date

    7 April 2024

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