Alumni Engagement Officer

Birkbeck, University of London
April 09, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,143
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Alumni Engagement Officer

We're excited to announce an opportunity to join our team at Birkbeck, University of London, as an Alumni Engagement Officer.

Salary range

£37,143, rising to £42,365 per annum

Contract type

Open ended


Full time



Business Unit

Development & Alumni

Closing date for applicants


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We're excited to announce an opportunity to join our team at Birkbeck, University of London, as an Alumni Engagement Officer. As we enter our third century, we are looking for a passionate individual to help shape and expand our volunteering and engagement opportunities for our global community of 80,000 alumni.

  • Annual salary of £37,143, rising to £42,365
  • Full-time position with a 35-hour work week
  • Opportunity to contribute to the development of volunteering programmes that support our students at Birkbeck.
  • As our Alumni Engagement Officer, you will:

  • Deliver Birkbeck's flagship mentoring programme, continually reviewing and enhancing it,
  • Develop and implement a range of alumni engagement and stewardship activities with both local and international reach,
  • Plan, develop and deliver strategic volunteer opportunities, building relationships with alumni and corporate partners,
  • Oversee the development of engagement with students during their studies and ensure a seamless transition to becoming a member of the Birkbeck alumni community,
  • Support in sourcing and producing content to highlight the impact of alumni engagement and volunteering programmes.
  • The ideal candidate for the Alumni Engagement Officer role will have:

  • Understanding of alumni volunteering in a higher education or charity setting,
  • Strong organisational, time management and planning skills,
  • Proactive approach to work, with the ability to use initiative to solve challenges,
  • Experience of delivering volunteering and/or engagement programmes.
  • If you're a volunteer management or engagement professional ready to take your career to the next level, we'd love to hear from you. Apply today to become our next Alumni Engagement Officer and help shape the future of alumni engagement at Birkbeck, University of London.


    £37,143, rising to £42,365 per annum which is Grade 6 of the College's London Pay Scale.

    Birkbeck offers a competitive salary and pension scheme, 31 days paid leave, flexible working arrangements and some of the most generous benefits in the HE sector, all while being located right in the heart of Central London.

    The salary quoted is on the College's London Pay Scale which includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the London area.

    Terms and Conditions

    Open-ended contract, Full time (35 hours a week) Monday-Friday 9-5pm. Please submit an application form for consideration. Closing date: 9 April 2024, interview date: w/c 15 April 2024.


    If you would like to know more about the role, please click on apply below or contact Magda Joshi, Engagement Manager, at [email protected] or +44 (0)20 3926 3369.

    If you have any difficulties using the recruitment portal please contact [email protected] providing your name and the job reference number of the position. While we are happy to respond to all informal enquiries, only formal applications through the online system will be considered.

    We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. The College is committed to improving the gender and cultural diversity of its workforce, holding an Athena SWAN award and operating Disability Confident & Mindful Employer schemes.

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