Emmanuel College

Deputy Development Director

East of England, Cambridge
Excellent salary and benefits package
16 Apr 2018
08 May 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Emmanuel College is seeking to appoint a Deputy Development Director. Reporting to and working closely with the Development Director, the principal objective of this new role is to raise funds for the College from a variety of sources.  The successful candidate will play a key role to ensure that the Development Office functions effectively and efficiently, to deliver the campaign and to support the purpose and objectives of the College.

In addition to managing a portfolio of major gift campaign prospects, the Deputy Development Director is part of the senior fundraising team and will be responsible for the oversight of the regular giving activities of the College such as the annual telephone and direct mail campaigns, for developing and implementing a dynamic and effective legacy programme and for the preparation of trust and foundation applications for specific projects. The Deputy Development Director will ensure that the Development Office is GDPR compliant and deputise for the Development Director when necessary.

The person appointed will have an excellent standard of IT literacy including Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook; familiarity with the management, maintenance and reporting from a relational database; knowledge of Raiser’s Edge would be beneficial.  Tact and discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive matters.  Meticulous attention to detail and good organisational skills.  Knowledge and experience of best practice in using social media in accordance with the College policy.  Exceptional organisational and administrative skills with attention to detail.  Flexible, positive and pro-active approach to work.  The ability to work to tight and competing deadlines both as part of a team and using own initiative.

This is a full-time position worked in accordance with a flexi time scheme from Monday to Friday, although the demands of this post may involve working outside of and in addition to these hours.

Applications should be via completion of an application form of which is available to download together with a Job Description and Further Particulars from our website https://www.emma.cam.ac.uk/about/jobs/.  This should then be sent together with a hand written covering letter.  The closing date for receipt of completed applications is on Tuesday 8 May 2018.

Applications should be addressed for the attention of the Bursar’s Assistant, Emmanuel College, St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge, CB2 3AP and marked “Strictly Personal and Confidential”.

If you would like to discuss the post informally, please contact Sarah Bendall, the Development Director, at sarah.bendall@emma.cam.ac.uk  or 01223 330476.

Emmanuel College is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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