Development Officer (Research) – AD1635AC

All UK vacanciesProfessional or ManagerialDevelopment Officer (Research) – AD1635AC

Administrative,Fundraising and Alumni

Short info about job

Company: University of St Andrews

Department: Development Office

Salary: £26,052 to £31,076

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Permanent

Type / Role: Professional or Managerial

Phone: +44-1561 4558197

Fax: +44-1361 4633728

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Development Officer (Research) – AD1635AC. Terms and conditions vacancy

Start Date: 1 November 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The University is working toward completion of its £100m 600th Anniversary fundraising campaign, which has provided a focus for a range of fundraising projects and high profile events and activities designed to engage and cultivate the alumni and supporter audience. The Development Officer (Research) will provide leadership in the planning and delivery of all prospect management activities in support of the University’s philanthropic ambitions through the Anniversary Campaign and beyond.

We are seeking an individual to work closely with colleagues in our fundraising, events and database teams to identify and provide high quality information on prospective donors and supporters for cultivation events and briefings in advance of meetings. The successful applicant will be expected to use a number of research tools to identify prospective new donors, including undertaking research into individual and trust / corporate supporters in the UK, USA and across the world.

This is a challenging role which will require a very good understanding of the principles of prospect / business research. Strong administrative, communication, database interrogation and IT skills are essential, along with careful attention to detail and discretion in handling confidential material. A flexible approach and the ability to work in a team environment, whilst also being comfortable working with a minimum of supervision are required. The successful applicant will be expected to take considerable daily responsibility for decision-making and the line management of the two Development Assistants (Research).

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall). More details can be found at

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Further information can be found at

Closing Date: 12 September 2017

Interview Date: 29 September 2017

Please quote ref: AD1635AC

Further Particulars: AD1635AC FPs.pdf

We encourage applicants to apply online, however if you are unable to do this, please call +44 (0)1334 462571 for an application pack.

The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland (No SC013532).

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