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Advancement Officer (FHMS)


Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £34,308 to £42,155 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 23 February 2023
Reference:  003023

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research.

We are ambitious and have a bold vision of what we want to achieve - shaping ourselves into one of the best universities in the world - which we are achieving through the talents and endeavour of every employee. Our culture empowers people to achieve this aim and to collectively, and individually, make a real difference.

Nestled amongst the rolling hills of the Surrey countryside in Guildford, our campus is a beautiful, leafy environment with carefully designed gardens, vibrant green playing fields, and a picturesque lake. With the buzz of student life and superb working facilities, for this role, we offer a blended working approach geared around helping people get the best of both home and collaborative onsite working.

The role

Working within our highly successful Advancement team and a year into our £60M philanthropic campaign that is already seeing great success, you’ll engage alumni, friends, corporates and trust and foundations by building and cultivating long-term relationships. You’ll be responsible for soliciting gifts, stewarding existing donors, and engaging alumni through volunteering opportunities and events.

This role will focus on the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences which is a truly inspirational and fascinating environment to work in.  Delivering teaching to over 4000 undergraduate students training to be the Nurses, Paramedics, Midwives, Bioscientists, Psychologists, and Veterinary Surgeons of the future and conducting ground-breaking research into many aspects of human and animal health.

About you

We’re looking for someone with successful previous fundraising or relevant marketing/sales experience. You’ll need excellent writing skills to produce donor reports, fundraising proposals, and/or fundraising copy that will engage and inspire our donors.  Weekend and evening work is occasionally required as well as some overnight travel in the UK and potentially internationally.

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For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.
In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.






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