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Employer: University of Nottingham

Salary: £22,494 to £26,829 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance

Hours: Full time

Closing Date: 1pm, Monday July 3rd, 2017

Applications are invited for the above post, based at our University Park Campus. In 2011, the University launched an ambitious fundraising campaign, Impact: The Nottingham Campaign. Having raised its £150m target in philanthropic support early in 2016, the Campaign now aims to reach a new total of £200m and to engage 1,000 volunteers by July 2017. The University is then looking to build on the successes gained through the Impact Campaign and will continue to have ambitious fundraising goals.

The purpose of this role is to maximise philanthropic income, primarily by securing gifts (£1k-£25k) from individuals, particularly alumni of the University, and other charitable sources in support of the University’s priorities. The roleholder will assist CARO in achieving its objective of increased levels of contribution to the University, both through financial donations and volunteering, in a professional and coordinated manner.

The primary responsibility of the role holder is to engage with prospective donors through face to face meetings to identify a compelling link between an individual’s existing relationship with the University, their charitable interests and the opportunities available for support within the University. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to influence will be essential to build lasting positive relationships with the University’s donors. Speedy and accurate recording of all interactions will be important in maintaining data relied on by both the role-holder and others within the office. 

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, highly self-motivated and determined with excellent communication skills. They will be required to be flexible at times as regards to working hours and enjoy a mobile role involving UK based travel. Working in a busy, dynamic and challenging environment, the successful candidate will thrive on working towards and achieving ambitious targets. 

Candidates will hold A’ levels, HNC or HND in a relevant subject, or equivalent qualifications/certification, plus considerable experience in a relevant role(s) OR be able to demonstrate broad substantial relevant experience demonstrating general knowledge and experience in a related role in Higher Education or the third sector.

The successful candidate will have an ability to engage and influence people from all backgrounds, ages and nationalities. They will have an excellent level of written and spoken English, computing skills including Microsoft Office and databases, the ability to handle confidential or sensitive information, and an ability to work efficiently and calmly under pressure. Candidates need to demonstrate excellent personal presentation and strong organisational and time management skills. 

This vacancy requires you to apply through the employers website: http://jobs.nottingham.ac.uk/CARO164217

For more information on this vacancy contact: Brian.Baigrie@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

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Location: Nottingham Road, Nottingham , NG7 2RD [get directions from google maps]

Contract Type: Permanent

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