Development Services Officer
Grade 6 (£26,715 to £30,046)
Manchester Metropolitan University is a thriving modern University located in the heart of a global city. It is committed to developing its outstanding buildings and facilities whilst striving to ensure that bright, young people from all backgrounds have access to an unrivalled education and are adequately supported throughout their studies at the University.
The Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) team supports these strategic priorities by building and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships with its alumni, other influential individuals, companies and charitable trusts and foundations. Working towards an ambitious three-year plan that aims to significantly grow alumni volunteering and its beneficial impact on student success and grow fundraising income ten-fold, the Development Services Officer will play an important role towards these goals in the DAR team.
We are seeking a Development Services Officer, who will provide DAR with essential information, database support and management to enable colleagues in both alumni relations and development reach their goals.
You will be responsible for monitoring and proactively enhancing data integrity and quality and for devising new operational processes, whilst improving existing ones, working in consultation with alumni relations and fundraising colleagues to ensure they are getting the best out of the database.
The ideal candidate
You will have significant proven experience of database management and a strong technical background, preferably in the field of alumni and fundraising data administration.
You will be accustomed to providing high quality visual reports to colleagues at a high level, sometimes to short deadlines, utilising large, complicated data sets and relevant business analytics software from scratch.
You must demonstrate experience of proactive, creative thinking to bring positive change to a workplace and be able to work effectively in a busy environment as part of a team.
Interviews will be held on .6th September 2021
Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.
We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring. We particularly encourage applications from Black and Minority Ethnic candidates, who we recognise are underrepresented in this area.
We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.
Closing date: 8 August 2021