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Development Manager - Major Gifts - Advancement
London School of Economics and Political Science

Job Description

LSE Advancement

Development Manager  

Salary from £43,907 to £50,835 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £57,161 pa inclusive

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university 

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is one of the world’s leading universities, specialising in the full range of Social Sciences. Founded in 1895, LSE has an outstanding international reputation. It welcomes many students and faculty from overseas and is a leading voice in the global policy debate. LSE has the highest proportion of world-leading research of any UK university.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join one of the UK’s leading Advancement offices. As a Development Manager within the Principal and Major Gifts team you will be responsible for identifying, cultivating and soliciting a portfolio of individuals, principally alumni, to secure six and seven figure gifts for priority projects for the School.

LSE is looking for a target-driven and ambitious individual with a proven track record in face-to-face, major gift fundraising. The successful candidate will have experience in building and maintaining extensive networks and the ability to engage with internal and external stakeholders at different levels. Your initiative and drive, combined with strong presentation and personal communication skills, will be integral to your success in the role. 

In addition to an excellent salary, the benefits that come with this role include; an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave, excellent training and development opportunities, a location in the heart of London, and the opportunity to work closely with outstanding academic staff and influential and senior alumni and volunteers.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification on the LSE jobs website.

To apply for this post, please go to the lse ac uk website and search for jobs. Then select Search all jobs, followed by 'Professional Services Careers', and then click on 'External Vacancies' to self select this particular role.

Applications must be received online by (11.59pm UK Time) Sunday 22nd October 2017.

Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

Interviews are expected to take place on Friday 3 November 2017.

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