Deputy Director Alumni Engagement

Oxford Road, Manchester
£50,618 to £60,410 per annum
06 Mar 2018
30 Mar 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

With a global community of 380,000 alumni, this is an exciting opportunity to join the dynamic team in Manchester to lead the communications and engagement strategy to connect alumni with the University today, so together we can help students, help life-changing research and help society. 

The University of Manchester is the UK’s largest single-site university. This is a place where research has a global impact, where students experience outstanding learning, helping them to develop into tomorrow’s leaders, and where all activity is enriched by a commitment to social responsibility.

Manchester was the first and most eminent of England’s civic universities. Today, we’re part of the prestigious Russell Group, with an international reputation for the highest level of research and teaching.  Looking ahead, it’s our vision to be one of the world’s leading universities, and to be recognised for our global impact, our innovation and our role in one of the UK’s most progressive cities.

As Deputy Director (Alumni Engagement) you will be responsible for leading, shaping and driving the strategy for alumni engagement, working collaboratively with colleagues across the University.

Bringing significant experience of leading stakeholder engagement in complex organisations, you will be a highly-effective communicator with the ability to build strong relationships with senior external partners.  You will be results driven, and enjoy encouraging creativity and innovation within your team in order to drive positive change and continuous improvement.

You will also be deeply committed to the role that alumni engagement and philanthropy can play in supporting research and education for the benefit of society.

Have an impact.  Make a difference.  Join Development & Alumni Engagement in Manchester.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Kate White, Director


Tel: 0161 275 2213

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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