Head of Alumni Programming

University of Cambridge
April 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:£61,198-£64,914
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Head of Alumni Programming

Do you have Audience or Supporter Journey experience? Have you previously worked in a membership based organisation? Are you comfortable tailoring your communications to a broad range of audiences? Perhaps you have expertise in Insight and Engagement and are looking to pivot your experience to work for an organisation that truly has an impact on the world we live in. If so, we would love to hear from you!

Following a recent team restructure, we are now ready to recruit our new Head of Alumni Programming. This position is part of the Alumni Engagement team within the Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations office. The Alumni Engagement team is accountable for increasing the breadth and depth of engagement with the University's global community of over 320,000 alumni ambassadors, advocates and supporters who are critical to the delivery of our strategic goals and the University of Cambridge's significant potential.

This role will oversee a small team and report directly to the Director of Alumni Engagement. The Head of Alumni Programming is accountable for designing, and implementing an alumni content programme that strengthens alumni connections to each other and the University through the use of a segmented, data-driven approach and targeted engagement.

Working with colleagues within Development and Alumni Relations, the wider University, alumni and external stakeholders the post-holder will design a content strategy for a global programme of in person and online events, email and social media marketing, hardcopy communications, and alumni websites.

This position is a fantastic opportunity for someone with experience in data- driven engagement programmes and strong project management experience, as well as excellent organisational, communication and relationship-building credentials. We are looking for someone who is proactive, adaptable, and enjoys guiding a team and has great relationship management skills

It's an exciting time to join our office as we build on our "Dear World, Yours Cambridge" fundraising campaign. The momentum created by the campaign is unique and we are investing in the team that will continue to build on our success and take us into the future. Our Development and Alumni Relations office is a lively, collaborative and inclusive place to work.

If you are considering applying for this position and have any questions, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at [email protected]

This role is based in central Cambridge. We practise a hybrid working model and the successful candidate will be expected to be in the office for a minimum of two days a week.

Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and subject to approval. Please apply by submitting a copy of your CV and a covering letter highlighting your suitability for the position.

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 21st April 2024

First round interviews for this position are anticipated to take place virtually on the w/c 29th April 2024

Second round interviews for this position are anticipated to take place week commencing w/c 6th May 2024

Please contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any queries about this position [email protected]

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.

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    University of Cambridge Development and Alumni Relations, Cambridge








    18 March 2024

    Closing date

    21 April 2024

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