Prospect Development Officer

University of Nottingham - Campaign and Alumni Relations Office

Location: University Park

Salary: £22,494 to £26,829 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited for the above post, based at our University Park campus. The University has recently closed its most successful fundraising campaign yet, Impact: The Nottingham Campaign which surpassed its extended targets to raise over £200m and to engage more than 1,000 volunteers. Beyond Impact, the University will continue to build upon the successes of this Campaign towards even more ambitious philanthropic and engagement goals.

The Campaign and Alumni Relations Office (CARO) is seeking a Prospect Development Officer to support delivery of the University’s prospect development strategy. Candidates must have relevant experience, to include operational knowledge of prospect research, ideally in an HE or charity environment. They will have strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative approach to engaging colleagues. The successful candidate will have proven analytical and problem solving capabilities, experience of using CRM databases and the ability to work effectively under pressure.

Responsibilities will include provision of prospect identification, research and management support for fundraisers and colleagues across the University; reporting; due diligence and data protection compliance. The candidate will execute all activity to professional standards. 

This career opportunity will suit an individual with an inquisitive mind and a desire for creative problem solving, as well as a keen interest in philanthropy within Higher Education. 

This is a permanent position open to full or part time applications. Part time applications will be considered from candidates wishing to work a minimum of 21.75 hours a week. Job share arrangements may be considered for this position.

Interviews will be held Friday 9th February 2018.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Debbie Henthorn, tel: 0115 823 2801 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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