Strategic Philanthropy Writer
UCL Office of the Vice-Provost (Development)
Strategic Philanthropy Writer
Salary: UCL Grade 8. The salary range 43,023 - £50,753 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
UCL is London’s Global University. We do things differently here and we take the long view. We are not afraid to take risks. We remain focused on making a major contribution to the long term benefit of humanity. We have launched ‘It’s All Academic’, UCL’s bold new global Philanthropy and Engagement Campaign to raise £600m to support students, research and the transformation of our campus ( www.ucl.ac.uk/campaign ). It will enable us to achieve more than ever before to secure our position as one of the world’s top higher education institutions.
From fighting dementia to ensuring generations of students reach their full potential: It's All Academic. UCL’s ideas and discoveries are shaping the future, improving lives and having a massive impact on London and the wider world. There has never been a more exciting time to join our Development office. We are a team of exceptionally ambitious, creative and passionate individuals who work together to achieve remarkable things with a global impact, and we would love for you to be part of this exciting journey and our success.
This is your chance to play a pivotal role in delivering our Campaign. As Strategic Philanthropy Writer you will work with the three income generating teams in our office to jointly develop a suite of resources for the Campaign priority projects, which empower the Major and Principal Gift teams to deliver income in line with the strategic objectives of the institution. Including producing and tailoring innovative and compelling fundraising proposals and impactful communications for those philanthropically investing in UCL.
This position is funded until 14th October 2018 in the first instance.
A persuasive and creative writer, you will have experience of writing inspirational content for fundraising causes, synthesising complex concepts and producing materials to make these accessible to diverse and lay audiences. With outstanding interpersonal and relationship-building skills, you will have the ability to successfully interact with a diverse array of people, including senior leaders across the organization.
We know that our people are our greatest asset and in return we provide an empowering, values-based environment where personal and professional growth is invested in. We offer agile working and flexibility around working hours. We also value mutual respect and collaboration, and have a strong customer-service ethic. Expectations are high and we work hard, but the rewards are huge.
UCL is an outstanding place to work. We welcome people from all backgrounds and strive to create an environment where everyone can give of their best. Working with some of the greatest intellects in the world, you will also be entitled to a generous pension scheme and holiday allowance.
To find out more about the role, please contact Kathryn Hageman. For any queries about the application process, please contact Cameron McNeil, People Coordinator. Both can be reached by phone: +44 (0)20 3108 3804 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about our philanthropic activities please visit: www.ucl.ac.uk/campaign.
For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/jobs/ and search on Reference Number 1670341.
Closing Date: 16 October 2017
Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.
We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.
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