Associate Director – Advancement Services

Closing date: 11 November 2021
Fundraising Project Management General/Other Major Donor
  • Salary £42,149 - £53,348 per year
  • Location Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Education
  • Job Reference : 158878_UC

The University of Cambridge are looking to recruit an Associate Director for Advancement Services to join our successful team.

Associate Director, Advancement Services
Department/Location: University of Cambridge Development and Alumni Relations
Salary: £42,149 - £53,348
Category: Academic-related

This is an opportunity to join a remarkable Development and Alumni Relations office. Working directly with the Director of Advancement Services, the Executive Director and the Leadership Team, you will manage a variety of organisational priorities and projects.

Engaging with colleagues at all levels of the organisation, you will help to coordinate organisational priorities on a day-to-day basis whilst taking a lead role in managing various strategic initiatives. You will participate in future planning processes for the department and help to manage and periodically re-evaluate the strategic plan. Additionally, you will be responsible for promoting organisational culture including the development of departmental best practices.

Development and Alumni Relations reflects the University's mission - innovating and transforming approaches to fundraising, leading the sector and working at the cutting edge of what we do. We have transformed Higher Education fundraising and launched an ambitious campaign in 2015. The "Dear World... Yours, Cambridge" campaign for the University and Colleges of Cambridge is raising £2 billion to continue to respond to the world's greatest challenges.

The Associate Director, Advancement Services, is an exciting opportunity - we have incredible momentum and we want you to help us get to the next level!

If you are someone who is collaborative, passionate and a great project manager, if you have experience of providing senior level administrative support and of working with senior leadership teams in fundraising or higher education, we'd love to hear from you.

This role is based in central Cambridge; we welcome discussions on hybrid working based on role requirements.

Closing date: 11 November 2021
First round interviews for this position is anticipated to take place week commencing 29 November 2021.
Second round interviews for this position is anticipated to take place week commencing 6 December 2021.


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Please quote reference DH27944 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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