Head of Fundraising, Bournemouth University

Head of Fundraising, Bournemouth University

Head of Fundraising

Bournemouth University

Starting salary from £40,792 – £48,677 per annum (pro rata) with further progression opportunities to £53,174

A rare three day per week permanent fundraising role at a progressive university

Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of people who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.

The University’s fundraising team is now expanding, and we need an inspirational person to become our Head of Fundraising, managing a small established team. This is a new post, and could be an ideal position for someone with a strong track record who is now ready to step up into a leadership position, or perhaps an established fundraiser who is searching for a role that offers real flexibility.

Previous management experience is not essential as we believe in developing talent, and the person will be given full support to realise their potential. This will include mentoring, support from the Director of Fundraising & Alumni Relations, and entry into our leadership development programmes.

Working closely with the both the Director of Fundraising & Alumni Relations and the Head of Alumni Relations, you will be responsible for developing and driving our fundraising strategy. Our current work revolves around high value relationships with trusts, individuals and companies, but we now need more resource to handle the offers of support. We are also ready to launch a new training academy for future fundraisers, and you’ll input into this exciting project.

We offer a competitive salary, flexible arrangements to support your work / life balance, and a reward structure which recognises hard work. We also offer a great range of projects to get involved in.

For more information about this opportunity, recruitment timetable and details of how to apply, please visit: www.peridotportal.co.uk/bournemouthuniversity

Closing date for formal applications: Midnight, Wednesday 5th December 2018

BU values and is committed to an inclusive working environment.  We seek a diverse community through attracting, developing and retaining staff from different backgrounds to contribute to inspirational learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society.  To support and enable our staff to achieve a balance between work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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