The University of Strathclyde’s Alumni and Development team seeks to appoint a Donor Relations Officer to lead an established Donor Relations and Stewardship programme. This is an exciting opportunity to support the University’s ambitious plans for alumni engagement and philanthropic support.
The successful candidate will deliver a Donor Relations strategy, which focuses on providing an excellent donor experience for supporters of the University. The role-holder will design and implement the donor journey for a range of supporters (grant making bodies, corporate partners, individual supporters and major donors).
You will understand the importance of building strong relationships with donors and the strategies to achieve this. Working with the wider team, you will support stewardship processes, develop donor relationships and report on progress. You will also have the opportunity to work with inspiring students and leading academics as you demonstrate the impact of funding.
In this post, you will deliver a variety of activities such as donor events and University visits. You will also need to be an innovative thinker to create engaging donor content which will include digital, video and printed communications.
This is a varied role and an opportunity to play an important part in supporting Strathclyde’s bold plans for development. The successful candidate is likely to have similar experience in the Higher Education or charity sector.
The University of Strathclyde seeks to appoint an Alumni Fund Officer to work within the Alumni and Development team. This role will involve delivering a programme of fundraising activities to secure support for the University and its Alumni Fund.
You will deliver a range of fundraising projects which will include: telethon campaigns, direct mail, digital projects, events and face-to-face fundraising. Working across the University, you will work with leading academic staff and talented students.
The University’s Alumni Fund supports students and funds a range of projects which include: scholarships, international development and community projects, teaching and learning experiences, and student-led clubs. You will manage the bi-annual funding application process and raise awareness of the Fund to the student community.
This is an exciting time to be part of the Individual Giving team at Strathclyde as you will have the opportunity to try and develop new fundraising channels and projects.
The successful candidate will have fundraising experience (in the Higher Education or charity sector) and will be looking to take the next step in their career as a fundraising professional.
Interviews are scheduled to take place on 6 September 2018.