We are looking for an exceptional individual to be our next Development Director following the retirement of the current post-holder.
Development DirectorLocation: St Catharine's College, Cambridge, CB2Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 with flexibility for an outstanding candidate
This is an exciting opportunity to join St Catharine's to lead one of the most successful Oxbridge development programmes. The next Development Director will be responsible for continuing to build and grow key relationships between the College and potential benefactors in support of a range of development goals including our financial sustainability.
Working closely with the Master and supported by a highly engaged Fellowship and a team of development professionals, you will be responsible for developing and implementing an ambitious and innovative fundraising strategy and comprehensive alumni relations programme.
St Catharine's (affectionately known as 'Catz') is a welcoming, inclusive and vibrant academic community of approximately 865 students, 62 Governing Body Fellows (our Trustees) and 130 staff located in the heart of Cambridge. We are committed to being an inclusive community, upholding excellence, diversity and equality of opportunity for all members. We pride ourselves on our ability to attract the brightest minds, whatever their backgrounds, and our reputation for being at the forefront of student welfare provision in Cambridge. We are consistently among the most popular Colleges in terms of student applications and 80% of UK students in the 2021 undergraduate intake were from state schools.
You will be an experienced and innovative fundraiser with a proven record of raising significant gifts. You will have the desire and drive to identify, cultivate and personally solicit potential benefactors for major gifts from a global alumni and supporter population. Strong leadership qualities, excellent communication skills, and the presence and intellect to operate at the highest levels, are all prerequisites.
This is an exciting and pivotal time to be joining Catz. With an engaged leadership and a warm alumni body, this position is an outstanding opportunity for a proven fundraiser to build on the success of an established office and contribute to strengthening the College for future generations.
The closing date for this position is 09:00am on Monday 3 October 2022.
If you would like to find out more, please click the apply button. You will be directed to our website to complete your application for this position.
We are committed to employing a workforce that reflects the diverse community of St Catharine's, regardless of age, disability, gender and transgender status, race and ethnicity, religion, marriage or civil partnership status or sexual orientation.
No agencies please.