Development Executive

Closed: 27 May 2022
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  • Salary £35,000 per year
  • Location Marlborough, Wiltshire (On-site)
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Education
  • Job Reference : Development Executive

The work of the Development Team provides leadership and support for the Marlburian Club and the Marlborough College Foundation. The department mission is to promote the concept that a Marlborough College education provides a legacy for life.  In this regard the team is responsible for creating engagement opportunities through social and networking events to the many constituencies connected with the school.  As a result of these engaged relationships the Development Team can promote fundraising opportunities that will benefit the College either through bursary provision or capital programs.

The successful candidate will take responsibility for actively growing new giving circles from alumni, parents and other supporters, as well as supporting the delivery of the legacy strategy.

Essential Requirements

  • A good level of general education to degree level or equivalent;
  • Experience of fundraising, sales or relationship management.
  • Passion for, commitment to and knowledge of secondary education and the role of philanthropy.
  • Enthusiastic and motivated to raise money for Marlborough College and for financial aid (bursaries) in particular.
  • Good communication skills, and the ability to relate confidently and effectively to different people at all levels;
  • A good command of written and verbal English, with the ability to write clearly and concisely, particularly when preparing proposals for potential donors
  • Personal confidence, independence, and determination to succeed as an individual and as part of a team.
  • The desire to support colleagues in the achievement of individual and collective goals and to celebrate others’ success as positively as your own.
  • High attention to detail and to accuracy;
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work to strict deadlines;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages;
  • A strong sense of confidentiality regarding personal information and an understanding of the implications of the Data Protection Act 2018, GDPR, PECR and other information security standards.
  • The flexibility to work out of regular hours, when provided adequate advance notice;
  • An understanding of the importance of safeguarding and pupil wellbeing in a school environment.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.