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University of the Arts London

Archived: Development Officer (Major Gifts & Trusts and Foundations)

Permanent, full-time

Salary: £32,730 – £40,196 per annum

College/Service: Strategic Development

Location: UAL – High Holborn

Why choose us?:

University of the Arts London (UAL) is a vibrant world centre for creative education, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. Our Colleges are Camberwell College of Arts, Chelsea College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts. Our graduates go on to shape the creative industries in the UK and beyond, having benefited from unrivalled learning, teaching and research.

Our ambition is to build a highly successful Development team that champions best practice for fundraising and that supports UAL’s ambitious, seven-year strategic plan to build on the University’s reputation as a world-leader in arts, design and communication education.

The role:

Reporting to the Head of Major Giving, the post-holder will be a key member of the Development team, with specific responsibility for donor stewardship and gift administration, working closely with colleagues across the team to support the fundraising effort. S/he will liaise with academic colleagues, UAL Central Services and donors to deliver high-quality reports and will develop and maintain systems for the effective management of donor communications. 

Your profile:

We are looking for somebody highly organised, with the ability to prioritize his/her own workload to meet tight deadlines, and experience of working in a busy Development office and/or a Higher Education environment. You will have practical experience and understanding of best practice in donor stewardship and an enthusiasm for liaising with a wide range of stakeholders effectively and tactfully. Excellent communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to inspire support for the University will be key to this role.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

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Closing date: 10 July 2016, 23:55pm.

University of the Arts London aims to be an equal opportunities employer embracing diversity in all areas of activity.