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Alumni Officer

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - Development & Alumni Relations

Location: London
Salary: £29,326 to £33,359 per annum, inclusive.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th August 2019
Closes: 6th September 2019
Job Ref: PSS-DAR-2019-02

Interview Date: Monday 16 September 2019

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. 

We have an exciting opportunity for an Alumni Officer to join our successful and growing Development and Alumni Relations Office (DARO). We support relationships with a growing body of philanthropic supporters and an alumni community of over 30,000 that can be found in 180 countries around the world. Our graduates are leaders in global health and can be found in senior positions in government, NGOs, major research institutions, medical practice and industry. Alumni relations activity is supported by a network of volunteer-led chapters, an emerging mentoring programme, a regular giving programme, and a range of events in London and globally.

As Alumni Officer you will have a key role to play in building and strengthening our alumni community. You will manage LSHTM’s online communications, social media and email newsletters, cultivating lifelong relationships with our alumni. You will also play a leading role in managing key engagement activities, such as the international chapter network, volunteering opportunities, the alumni website, online community, blog and social media, on-campus engagement, and careers network events. As a critical member of DARO, you will inform alumni relations and annual giving strategy, and work closely with colleagues to meet ambitious engagement and fundraising targets. 

The successful candidate will have excellent communication, copywriting and project management skills and experience of alumni relations, fundraising/ communications within academia or not-for-profit sector, developing communication/marketing strategies and event management.

The post is full-time and permanent. The salary will be on the Professional salary scale Grade 4 in the range £29,326 to £33,359 per annum (inclusive of London weighting). The post is based at Senate House in Bloomsbury.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at Applications should also include the names and email contacts of two referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to Please quote reference PSS-DAR-2019-02. 

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable. 

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

If you would like to informally discuss the role, please contact

Further details: Job Description 

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