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Senior Philanthropy Manager (International)
University College London
  • Salary £43,884 to £51,769 per annum
  • Location Camden, London, Greater London
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Category Fundraising , Major Donor
  • Sectors Education
  • Job Reference : 1749223

Job Description

Office of the Vice-Provost (Advancement)


Senior Philanthropy Manager (International)

Full Time (Job share considered)

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 8. The salary range will be £43,884 to £51,769 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

UCL is London’s Global University. We do things differently here and we take the long view. We are not afraid to take risks. We remain focused on making a major contribution to the long term benefit of humanity. In September 2016 UCL launched ‘It’s All Academic’, our bold new global Philanthropy and Engagement Campaign to raise £600m to support students, research and the transformation of our campus. It will enable us to achieve more than ever before to secure our position as one of the world’s top higher education institutions. By the end of June 2018, we were delighted to have raised more than £436m towards our target.

From fighting dementia to ensuring generations of students reach their full potential: It's All Academic. UCL’s ideas and discoveries are shaping the future, improving lives and having a massive impact on London and the wider world. There has never been a more exciting time to join our Development office. We are a team of exceptionally ambitious, creative and passionate individuals who work together to achieve remarkable things, and we would love for you to be part of this exciting journey and our success.

This is your chance to play a pivotal role in delivering our Campaign. As Senior Philanthropy Manager, Major Gifts (International), you will build relationships which lead to six and seven figure level gifts from a variety of income streams in support of UCL’s Campaign priorities.

You will play a critical role in connecting the academic community and OVPA with prospective supporters and will be expected to travel, particularly to North America.

This position is funded for 12 months in the first instance and could be a secondment opportunity for existing UCL staff.

You will have a significant track record in client relationship or partnerships management. You will have demonstrable success in managing a high value and diverse portfolio of clients/partners/donors, specifically North American based. You will have experience of building and fostering excellent working relationships with senior staff to advance organisational strategic priorities.

We know that our people are our greatest asset and in return we provide an empowering, values-based environment where personal and professional growth is invested in. We offer agile working and flexibility around working hours – this role could be part-time or a job share. We also value mutual respect and collaboration, and have a strong customer-service ethic. Expectations are high and we work hard, but the rewards are huge.

UCL is an outstanding place to work. We welcome people from all backgrounds and strive to create an environment where everyone can give of their best. Working with some of the greatest intellects in the world, you will also be entitled to a generous pension scheme and holiday allowance.

To find out more about the role please contact Cathy Mathews-Brokenshire, Head of Major Gifts (University Fundraising). For any queries about the application process please contact Cameron McNeil, People Coordinator. Both can be reached by phone: +44 (0)20 3108 3804

For more information about our philanthropic activities please visit the UCL campaign site  

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to the UCL site and search on Reference Number 1749223

Closing Date: 17 October 2018

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

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