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Advancement Manager for Faculty of Social Sciences

Advancement Office

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £40,792 to £48,677 gross per annum + benefits
Permanent post
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Monday 09 September 2019
Closing Date:  Friday 27 September 2019
Interview Date:  See advert
Reference:  072319

Under the Vice Chancellor, Max Lu, the University is expanding its Alumni and fundraising activities with the aim of reaching £15m a year as annual income. The opportunity exists to join us on this journey as we seek to appoint an Advancement Manager for the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS).

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a growing, high-performing team at a collaborative University with teaching and research excellence in many exciting fundable areas such as:

Living and working in the digital age; Society, Economy and Sustainability; Inequalities, Governance and Wellbeing among several other research strengths. 

The successful candidate will act as the key relationship manager for a prospect portfolio of Alumni and HNWs. They will build rapport and develop relationships across the University’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences academics, to lead proposals for philanthropic funding of key projects. Key departments and schools will be Music and Media, Politics, Sociology, Law, Literature and Languages and the Guildford School of Acting.

The Advancement Manager (FASS) will report to the Team Manager Major Gifts and be based in the Advancement team. In addition to a competitive salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities; access to the University pension scheme, child care assistanceand discounted membership to Surrey Sports Park.

It is anticipated that the first round of interviews will be held on 9 October and the second round on 23 October.

Please apply online and direct any questions to the Team Manager Major Gifts, Ian Larkham,

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