Development & Alumni Assistant (Data, Funding & Donations)

  • Full time
  • £20,675 – £24,461
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 1st December 2020

  • Advertised from 18th November 2020
  • 35.75 hours per week / 1.0FTE (part-time may be considered)
  • CVMC014C


We are looking for a Development & Alumni Assistant who will lead the gift administration, information and database functions of the development (i.e. fundraising) & alumni relations team. This role will have responsibility for the day to day management of our fundraising CRM system (Raiser’s Edge) and will oversee the administration associated with the disbursement of philanthropic funds, including scholarships, awards and internships. They will also be involved in broader aspects of the work of the team, as set out in the job description.

The successful candidate will be a good team player with experience of CRM systems preferably Raiser’s Edge. They should have a methodical, logical and analytical approach to work, particularly in relation to database development, with great attention to detail.

This is a great opportunity to play a valued, varied and central role in the administration of the work of a small and focused Development and Alumni Relations team, which has seen growing success in recent years.

Application notes

The closing date for this position is 23.59 on Tuesday, 1st December 2020

Should you wish to apply for the vacancy please visit our vacancies page and complete an application online.

If you have any queries regarding the application process or require any special assistance please contact Human Resources on 0131 474 0000 or email

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.

Queen Margaret University is committed to equality of opportunity for all by providing a supportive, flexible and inclusive working environment, and we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are proud to hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award which recognises the advancement of gender equality at QMU. Find out more about Athena SWAN here. We have a number of family friendly policies and are happy to consider job share applications.

We are a Disability Confident Employer, should you require any specific arrangements during the recruitment process please note this on your application form or contact Human Resources on 0131 474 0000 or email