Development Manager

Anglia Ruskin University
December 01, 2022
Offerd Salary:£35,333
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Working Time:Full time
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Vacancy Type

Fixed term contract

Fixed Term Duration

12 months

Employment Type

Full time

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Faculty/Prof Service

Corporate Marketing

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  • Job Description (PDF, 109.01kb)
  • About ARU:

    We are ranked in the world's top 350 institutions in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and we are a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. Our research institutes and four faculties bridge scientific, technical and creative fields. We deliver impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a real difference to our communities. Our academic excellence has been recognised by the UK's Higher Education funding bodies, with 16 of our research areas assessed as world-leading. In 2021, we were awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for our world-leading music therapy work.

    About the Role:

    We are recruiting for a Maternity cover Development Manager to join the team and to continue to develop new and existing major donor relationships with alumni, non-alumni and local organisations and business.

    Working closely with the Head of Development the role will focus on securing four and five figure gifts, stewarding existing donors and supporting engagement events to ensure a strong pipeline of activity, engagement, and gifts. You will also work with academics to ensure cases for support are up to date and relevant.

    With a degree or part qualified in a relevant professional qualification and appropriate level of experience and evidence of CPD, you'll have fundraising expertise along with strong report writing. With excellent organizational/project management and influencing skills, you'll have experience planning and implementing fund-raising strategies and working with Raisers Edge.

    Informal enquiries can be made to Mark Howlett, Head of Development in Corporate Marketing, at

    Find out more about working with us.

    We have an agile working culture and offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff to share this commitment.

    We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

    We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    In accordance with the UK Government's immigration points-based system, this post does not meet the characteristics of a skilled job including salary criteria to be eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route.

    Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

    Guidance Notes:

    For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification above. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

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