Head of Alumni Engagement and Development

Updated: 11 days ago
Location: Oxford, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 Mar 2020

Hays Marketing is exclusively partnering with Oxford Brookes University, one of the UK's leading modern universities, to appoint a Head of Alumni Engagement and Development.

Oxford Brookes University has over 150 years of history. Starting out as a small School of Art in borrowed teaching rooms, Oxford Brookes has grown into one of the UK's top modern universities with a local, national and international reputation for teaching and research excellence.

Over the last few years, Oxford Brookes have transformed their approach to development, fundraising and alumni engagement. This is a real opportunity to start from the ground up, building the team, utilising existing relationships and leveraging faculty relationships to “push the boundaries”.

Oxford Brookes are keen to find a strategic, hands-on Head of Alumni Engagement and Development who can own, develop and enhance the fundraising strategy. Their goal is to drive engagement and effectiveness to achieve fundraising targets, which will support capital build, research, student success and access and participation.

This is a unique opportunity to play be instrumental in the next stage of their strategic direction, and to join the senior team seeking to drive change and establish Oxford Brookes as a challenger brand.

As the Head of Alumni Engagement & Development you will be responsible for providing high-level strategic leadership and direction for Development and Alumni Engagement, including:

  • Developing a new Development and Alumni Engagement strategy, aligned to the strategic priorities set out in our forthcoming strategy
  • Building relationships with the University's most senior and influential stakeholders
  • Developing ways to increase and diversify income streams, as well as other non-financial support to the University
  • Identifying and nurturing key relationships, in order to help enhance the University's strategic and financial standing
  • Supporting senior leaders to excel in external engagement

This is a great career opportunity for someone looking for their next step into a senior development & alumni role. This is a position with a lot of internal support from the board and executive team, and which is essential for driving forward fundraising in support of our agreed priorities.

This is an exclusive role registered with Hays Marketing, therefore to apply or for further information, please contact Samantha Oswald on 01865 250 240.

All applications will require screening through Samantha at Hays

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As one of the largest employers in Oxford we pride ourselves in the great experience we offer our staff. You'll be joining a friendly, professional environment where every member of staff is recognised as important to the success of Oxford Brookes University. To find out more about the benefits of working for Oxford Brookes please visit: www.brookes.ac.uk/job-vacancies/working-at-brookes.

The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.

International applicants from outside the EU will need to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

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