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Head of Annual Giving

St John’s College, one of the largest Colleges within the University of Cambridge, is seeking to appoint a Head of Annual Giving to join the Development Office. This post is an integral part of the Development Office team, with particular responsibility for managing a range of fundraising and stewardship activities, in particular the Annual Fund.   

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent, with previous experience in a relevant field (ideally fundraising or marketing).  Knowledge of the charitable and/or the higher education sector/s is essential; as are excellent written communication skills. Candidates must have strong IT skills and preferably some experience of working with databases, ideally Raiser’s Edge. The role requires impeccable organisational skills and great attention to detail; with ability to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines. You must also be able to demonstrate initiative and strong self-motivational skills; and a high degree of flexibility to respond to highly fluid and open-ended tasks

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 12 noon on Monday 23 April 2018.  Interviews are expected to take place on 1 or 2 May 2018.

For further particulars and an application form, please click the links below, e-mail  or telephone 01223 338794.

Between £32,485 - £37,660 p.a. (depending on experience) plus benefits
36.25 hours per week