Senior Development Executive - Humanities

University of Oxford
May 02, 2024
Offerd Salary:£100k-£1
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Senior Development Executive - Humanities

Development and Alumni Engagement, University Offices, Wellington Square, and Humanities Divisional Offices, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter

The University of Oxford is a stimulating work environment, which enjoys an international reputation as a world-class centre of excellence. Our research plays a key role in tackling many global challenges, from reducing our carbon emissions to developing vaccines during a pandemic.

We are looking for a new senior fundraiser to join our energetic team to raise major gifts for a range of posts, scholarships and other priorities across the Humanities. Oxford is the world's leading university for humanities teaching and research. The University's scholarship in languages, literature, history, philosophy, religion & the arts – from the earliest civilisation to the present day – enriches our understanding of humankind, and informs how we engage with historic issues and contemporary concerns.

About the Role

This fundraiser will work closely with senior academics in the Humanities Division. The post will focus primarily on funding for posts, scholarships and access and outreach in the academic faculties as well as securing support for the activities of the Cultural Programme and Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. An interest and appreciation for the arts and humanities is essential.

To Be Successful You'll Need:

• To be an experienced development professional with a strong track record of securing major gifts and the ability to secure gifts in the range of £100k-£1m+

• Confidence to work with people from a range of backgrounds, both internally and externally

• The ability to think creatively in prospecting, cultivation and stewardship

What We Offer

As an employer, we value the wellbeing and development of all our employees. We offer a comprehensive range of benefits, including:

• 38 days annual leave (including public holidays)

• Hybrid working arrangements for a healthy work-life balance

• Extensive personal and professional development opportunities

• Membership to CASE to support your professional development as an educational advancement professional

• Supportive childcare services and other family-friendly leave schemes for working parents, guardians and those with caring responsibilities

• Generous family leave for maternity, adoption, paternity, and shared parental leave

• Excellent contributory pension scheme for your financial future

• Salary sacrifice scheme for additional savings

• Subsidised sports centre membership to promote well-being

• Cycle loan scheme to encourage sustainable commuting

• Discounted bus and transit travel

In addition, you will have access to a vibrant community with social groups and sports clubs fostering an inclusive atmosphere.

Application process:

Click the link to ‘Apply' and follow the on-screen instructions. You will be taken to our online Applicant portal.

Applications should consist of a full CV and a letter of application in your own words, in PDF format (maximum of 2 pages) outlining your motivations to apply for this role, your relevant experience and how you meet the criteria of the person specification.

Only applications received before 12:00 noon on 2 May 2024 can be considered.

Interviews are currently scheduled to take place week commencing 10 May 2024 , in person in Oxford.

Development and Alumni Engagement is committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills and experiences. We encourage applicants from all sectors of the community and are especially keen to encourage candidates from under-represented groups to apply.

Contact Person : Meraj Huda Vacancy ID : 172382 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 02-May-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 8 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £45,585 - £54,395 per annum with possible extension to £59,421

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