Campaign Projects Officer

Reading, Berkshire
£29,799 to £38,833 per annum
13 Apr 2018
24 Apr 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Job Title: Campaign Projects Officer

Salary: £29,799 to £38,833 per annum

Full Time, Permanent

The Campaigns and Supporter Engagement Office builds and manages relationships with a wide range of external supporters including alumni and internally with numerous academic and non-academic departments.  The Campaigns and Supporter Engagement Office is tasked with raising significant levels of philanthropic support for the University’s teaching, learning and research functions through the IMAGINE Campaign.

Reporting to the Head of Fundraising, you will have responsibility for leading on the identification and evaluation of ‘Campaign Projects’ and significant new initiatives across the University that could attract philanthropic support.  Working with ‘Campaign Project’ leads (e.g. Deans, Academics, Directors and Heads of Schools) the post-holder will be responsible for developing Campaign and project-specific ‘Cases for Support’ and success stories demonstrating the impact of philanthropic giving.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in helping the University address some of the world’s greatest challenges.

You will have:

• Strong communication skills, in particular a proven ability to summarise project information in written form and experience of copy writing.

• Strong relationship building skills.

• Strong administrative, planning and organisational skills.

• Working with senior/eminent individuals.

• Interpreting and representing complex information for a lay audience.

• Experience of producing clear written information and reports for colleagues and different audiences.

For an informal chat, please contact Edd Pickering, Head of Fundraising on 0118 378 2730 or or alternatively contact Dylan Parkes, Acting Director, Campaigns & Supporter Engagement on 0118 378 2730 or

To apply for this role, please visit

Closing date: 24 April 2018.

Interview date: 9 May 2018.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs. 

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