Alumni Engagement Coordinator

King's College London - Alumni Relations Office, Fundraising & Supporter Development

The salary will be paid at Grade 4, £23,879 to £26,829 per annum, plus £2,623 per annum London Allowance.

Are you interested in being part of our dynamic, fast-paced team? A team that is pushing boundaries in order to tackle some of the biggest issues that affect our society? King’s College London and King’s Health Partners are doing all of this and more!

Our Fundraising & Supporter Development team fundraises for both the university and our partner NHS hospitals – a unique partnership and the first of its kind in UK and European philanthropy. Our activities span fundraising from major gift to individuals, corporate and community & challenge events as well as engaging the university’s alumni community.

We are currently mapping out ambitions for a new fundraising campaign following the successful close of World questions| King’s answers, which raised over £610m to help tackle some of the world’s biggest questions. This global, award-winning campaign enabled King’s to achieve ground-breaking milestones in neuroscience and mental health, cancer, child health, society and international relations. It is our ambition that our next campaign will be even more successful than the last, in order to make a real and positive difference to the world we live in.

We have a well-established track record of success. We have won awards across the higher education and charity sectors from CASE (the first UK University to win the Platinum award for Fundraising in 2016), the Direct Marketing Association and the Running Awards for our Guy’s Urban Challenge.

As Alumni Engagement Coordinator, you will support the strategic priorities of the university by working closely with internal and external stakeholders to deliver a portfolio of engagement activities for alumni. The Alumni Engagement Coordinator will primarily be responsible for organising and delivering a number of ambitious stewardship and engagement events, including managing all steps of planning, promotion and delivery to achieve ambitious KPIs. You will also support alumni groups and academic departments in their delivery of alumni engagement activities.

You will have experience of planning and managing events or project coordination, with a high level of attention to detail, be motivated by delivering high-quality work and be adept at managing several projects simultaneously.

You have strong interpersonal skills and are motivated by building excellent relationships with alumni and supporters.

This is your opportunity to join our ambitious team and help make a difference.

The selection process will include an assessment and a panel interview.

Interviews are scheduled to be held the week commencing: 4 September

Fundraising & Supporter Development recruit against a set of core values. These are values that are important to us, help us to be a high performing team and are a key part of our departmental culture. We have a two stage selection process consisting of a skills interview followed by a second round core values interview which focuses on a candidate’s approach to work and their values.

Our Core Values are:
Brave | Rigorous | Integrity | Commitment |Supportive

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Lily Flaherty, Alumni Engagement Manager at lily.flaherty@kcl.ac.uk or 020 7848 2463.

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 20th August

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