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Development Officer (Scholarships)
University of Strathclyde

Job Description

The University of Strathclyde seeks to appoint a maternity cover Development Officer (Scholarships) to work within the Alumni and Development team. This is a 12-month contract where you will be responsible for an exciting programme of major gift fundraising and donor engagement for University scholarships.

Strathclyde is a socially progressive university and has a strategic vision to widen access to university for talented students from all backgrounds. If you are passionate about helping students, then you could have the opportunity to support this vision by delivering an ambitious fundraising strategy to increase the number of scholarships available to low income students.

You will deliver a new programme of face-to-face fundraising and events to develop relationships with successful alumni, corporate partners and funding organisations. Working across the University, you will work with leading academic staff, gifted students and valued existing partners. You will have the opportunity to support the University’s scholarship fundraising strategy and build on existing success in this area.

The successful candidate will have fundraising experience (ideally in the Higher Education sector) and will be looking to take the next step in their career as a fundraising professional.