Senior Development Executive - Student Support

University of Oxford
April 04, 2024
Offerd Salary:£250,000-£1,000
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Senior Development Executive - Student Support

Development Office, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford

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.

Reporting to the Head of Development – Student Support, the Senior Development Executive will develop and implement plans to generate major gifts for Student Support with an emphasis on outreach, internships and postgraduate support.

About the Role

• The post holder will be expected to spend the greater part of their time identifying, meeting and stewarding current or prospective donors.

• The post holder will manage a portfolio of more than 100 major gifts prospects. The post holder will be responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of potential donors, typically in the range of £250,000-£1,000,000.

About you

• You are a motivated fundraiser with experience of raising at a minimum six- figure gifts and a keen interest in widening access to Higher Education by gaining support for scholarships and graduate scholarships across a wide range of areas.

• You are highly motivated and will possess a strong drive towards getting out in the field, developing purposeful and effective relationships with prospective benefactors and advancing social mobility through philanthropic investment.

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 pregnancy, 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 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 4 April 2024 can be considered.

Interviews are currently scheduled to take place on week beginning 15 April 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 : Gabriel Rooma Vacancy ID : 171667 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 04-Apr-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 8 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 45585 - 54395 per annum with a possible discretionary range to £59,421

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