Fundraising Officer

University of Reading - Campaigns and Supporter Engagement

We need an aspiring individual giving fundraiser to support the delivery of a range of projects which raise funds from alumni and supporters, including Reading FundSpace (our crowdfunding platform), telephone campaigns, online fundraising, and other new initiatives.

This is an exciting time for the University’s fundraising team as it champions IMAGINE, our first fundraising and volunteering campaign.

You will have:

  • A strong and demonstrable interest in and experience of fundraising
  • Experience planning and managing long term projects
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good all round IT skills

Informal contact details
Contact role: Head of Fundraising
Contact name: Edd Pickering
Contact phone: 0118 378 2730
Contact email:

Alternative informal contact details
Contact role: 
Acting Director of Campaigns and Supporter Engagement
Contact name: Dylan Parkes
Contact phone: 0118 378 2721
Contact email:

Closing date: 17th December 2017
Interview date: 8th January 2018

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

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