Job offer in london Fundraising Manager (Faculty of Engineering) at Imperial College London



Imperial College London – Advancement

Campus: South Kensington

Are you a highly persuasive and compelling communicator? Are you a professional fundraiser with a strong track record of negotiating and managing relationship with high net worth individuals? If so, this could be the perfect career opportunity for you.

The Faculty of Engineering and Advancement Division, is in search of a driven, tactful, and diplomatic Fundraising Manager to join their ambitious team, to provide a truly white glove donor experience.

The overarching strategy of Advancement is to raise funds for scholarships, academic positions, research centres and capital projects, securing private financial support from those who are committed to our academic mission and building Imperial’s global reputation.  The Division oversees a wide programme of events that seek to expand the College’s reach, strengthen and enlarge our supporter base, increase philanthropic support and engage alumni, friends and other stakeholders in the life of the College. This is a high impact and high visibility division which relies on extremely motivated and skilled fundraising professionals to deliver a quality end to end gift giving experience.

This career opportunity promises to be varied and will utilize to the maximum your experience gained in roles such as a Major Gift Officer, Development Officer, Regular Giving Manager, Fundraising Specialist, Major Gifts Manager, Development Manager, Leadership Giving Officer/Manager or similar. Duties will include:

  • Managing strategic projects and high priority donor relationships, with the aim of attracting major gifts (£25k+) in support of the Faculty of Engineering, as well as the wider College’s fundraising objectives.
  • Developing and delivering on key areas of major gifts fundraising strategy.
  • Being a trusted advisor both within and outside the Advancement Division for identifying innovative ways to capitalise on fundraising opportunities.
  • Developing staff in the culture, practices and techniques of successful fundraising.

This career opportunity will suit an individual with drive and highly skilled in the fundraising space.

This position is full-time and open-ended/permanent.

Should you have any queries please contact Nic Katona, n.katona@imperial.ac.uk.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website at http://www.imperial.ac.uk/job-applicants/. Please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number SS 2017 145 MEM into “Keywords”. Please complete and upload an application form as directed.

Closing date: Tuesday 13 June  

Interview date: Thursday 22 June

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