Job title Donor Relations Manager
Department Development & Alumni Relations
Salary Starting from £35,333, rising to £42,155 per annum
Grade Grade 7
SOC Code - Visa Requirements 3545
This role is sponsorable
Placed on Tuesday 15 November 2022
Closing date Tuesday 06 December 2022
Interview date To be confirmed
Join the University of Bath's growing Department of Development and Alumni Relations as our Donor Relations Manager. This is a unique opportunity to play your part in securing transformational gifts to support the University and its communities by delivering an exceptional giving experience to our donors.
About the role:
The department has recently been through some considerable changes, with significant investment in the team and a new senior leadership structure in place, making it an exciting time to join and be part of a new chapter in the University's philanthropic journey.
As the Donor Relations Manager, you will manage a broad portfolio of work, from using strong organisational and project management skills to deliver a framework of timely, relevant stewardship to donors, to showing your creative side in creating unique engagement experiences for individual donors.
You will collaborate with colleagues across the team to deliver a streamlined process that ensures:
This is a permanent, full time position working 36.5 hours per week.
The successful candidate will be an adept networker, able to quickly build excellent relationships with colleagues around the University – including the beneficiaries of philanthropic income – in order to effectively report on and communicate the stories of its impact. Your work will be at the core of the team, helping to build and maintain lifelong relationships with our supporters that will ultimately lead to further financial support for the University's key strategic fundraising priorities.
Finally, you will have a people-first approach to your work and demonstrate this in your internal and external relationship building and communications with your audiences. You'll have enthusiasm for the impact of philanthropic giving and a belief in the importance of universities to society, which will translate into your leadership style and motivate those around you.
It is an ambitious and exciting time to join our Development & Alumni Relations team, as we drive the University Strategy forward and advance its world-leading research in sustainability, digital, and health and well-being. We are a very friendly, creative, and collaborative team and this is an opportunity for you to be part of our success.
For an informal discussion about the role contact Joanna Sochacka [email protected] however please submit your application and CV through the university website.
What we can offer you:
We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award.
A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We're also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.
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