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Head of Alumni Relations

St John’s College, one of the largest Colleges within the University of Cambridge, is seeking to appoint a Head of Alumni Relations to join the Development Office.

An integral part of the Development Office team with particular responsibility for the implementation and development of the College’s alumni relations strategy. The postholder will also have responsibility for organising and overseeing alumni events together with communication with alumni through publications and digital media.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent, will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; with familiarity of alumni relations preferred but people with marketing/communications backgrounds will be considered.Excellent organisational, administrative and presentation skills are also essential together with the flexibility to be able to respond to fluid and open-ended tasks.

Candidates must have strong IT skills including Excel, content management systems, presentation and HTML/e-marketing software; and preferably some experience of working with CRM databases, ideally Raiser’s Edge. You will have previous experience of managing staff, must be able to demonstrate initiative and strong self-motivational skills.

The College offers a competitive benefits package including membership of a contributory defined benefit pension scheme, 36 days’ annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays), access to a private healthcare scheme currently provided by BUPA, access to a ‘cash plan’ healthcare scheme currently provided by Simplyhealth, free lunch (up to a specified monetary limit), use of an on-site Gym and free parking close to the College site.

The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 10 April 2017.

Interviews are expected to be held during the week commencing 1 May 2017.

For further particulars and an application form, please see links below.

Job details
Type: 
Assistant Staff
Salary: 
Between £39,363 - £45,632 p.a. (depending on experience) plus benefits
Full or part-time: 
Full Time
Hours: 
36.25 hours per week
Contact email: 
recruitment@joh.cam.ac.uk
Contact Telephone Number: 
01223 338794
Closing Date: 
Monday, 10 April, 2017 - 09:00