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Fundraising Manager - Faculty of Engineering

Imperial College London

Location: London
Salary: £51,115 to £61,549 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th December 2022
Closes: 6th January 2023
Job Ref: PRS00210
 

Location: South Kensington 

Job Summary 

Are you a professional fundraiser, seeking an exciting opportunity to fundraise for what is one of the world’s top engineering schools? If so, and you have a strong record of negotiating and managing relationships with alumni and/or corporate donors, this could be the perfect career opportunity for you!

Duties and responsibilities

You will manage 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 is key and you will be a trusted advisor both within and outside the Advancement Division for identifying innovative ways to capitalise on fundraising opportunities.

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, Fundraising Specialist, Major Gifts Manager, Development Manager, Leadership Giving Officer/Manager or similar.

Essential requirements

  • You will be able to evidence success as a professional fundraiser in securing major gifts (£25k plus).
  • You will have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to demonstrate tact, diplomacy and thoughtfulness when dealing with sensitive matters.
  • You will be persuasive and compelling in your approach to asking for donations face-to-face and in writing effective proposals and applications for funding.
  • You will have a strong track record of successfully negotiating and managing relationships with high net worth individuals.
  • You will have knowledge of fundraising best practice in the sector of Higher Education.
  • You will have experience of effectively transferring skills to others, including the ability to act as coach and mentor for junior team members

Further Information

This career opportunity will suit an individual with drive and a keen interest in advancing Higher Education. 

This is a full time and open-ended position based at the South Kensington Campus. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate relevant experience in building strong relationships, good attention to detail and a can-do attitude.

Imperial College London employees enjoy a range of benefits, including generous annual leave, subsidised leisure facilities and an excellent professional development programme.

The Advancement Division at Imperial College London has set out to define the values and behaviours we aspire to uphold, so as to create an inclusive, collaborative and successful working culture.

Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Hugh Langford h.langford@imperial.ac.uk

The College is currently trialling a Work Location Framework until early 2023. Hybrid working may be considered for this role and the role holder may be expected to work 60% or more of their time onsite, with 40% the minimum time spent onsite. The opportunity for hybrid working will be discussed at interview. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

Closing date: 06/01/2023

To apply, visit www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs and search by the job reference PRS00210.

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