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Annual Giving Manager

Oxford, Oxfordshire
£40,000 to £45,000
Job Type
20 Sep 2022
Alumni Giving Manager £40,000 - £45,000 per annum Permanent Location: Rhodes House, Oxford This is an exciting Oxford-based opportunity for an experienced fundraiser to join the Rhodes Trust. The Alumni Giving Manager will work as part of the Rhodes Trust s Global Engagement Team involved with building increased engagement of the Rhodes Scholar alumni and friends as we launch a fundraising campaign that supports the Rhodes Scholarship 125th Anniversary Stragic Plan About Us The Rhodes Trust is an educational charity which offers Rhodes Scholarships to exceptional students from around the world to come and study at the University of Oxford. Our mission is to build a better world through global fellowship programmes that develop and connect compassionate, innovative, and public-spirited people committed to solving humanity s challenges.? In recent years, we have also partnered with several other remarkable organisations to create the Mandela Rhodes Foundation , the Atlantic institue, the Schmidit Science Fellows, and our most recent initiative called Rise. About The Alumni Giving Manager role is permanent and full time. This role will suit a confident, collaborative, detail orientated and self-motivated individual, with a genuine creative flair for fundraising, who can bring diverse and broader perspectives including the cultural nuances required to be an effective communicator in this role and who is looking for an exciting challenge in an international environment. The role will be responsible for; Leading on the management and delivery of the Scholars Annual Fund, the Rhodes Scholar alumni annual giving programme.With an ambitious annual target of £1.3m, the Scholars Fund is a key component of the funding of the Rhodes Scholarships and will have contributed at least £15m to the campaign total since 2019. Manage the global network of Class Leader volunteers involved in peer based annual fundraising and take lead in enhancing the objectives and benefits of programme membership. Encourage and support Class Year groups to raise class gifts; take lead in designing model strategies and promotion for milestone anniversary classes. Manage Global Annual Fund donor renewals, acknowledgements, and donor reports. Design and execute 120th and 125th milestone anniversary annual giving surge strategies. The ideal candidate for this role must be able to demonstrate regular giving programmes experience preferably in higher education or a comparably complex organisation. You must have the ability to analyse, interpret data and turn it into helpful information and be proactive, focused, collaborative and supportive. Benefits of Working for the Trust 30 days annual leave (pro rata) plus 8 bank holidays. Competitive pension scheme. Private Health Insurance following successful probation. Additional benefits, such as Oxford University Club membership, free access to the University's gardens, parks, libraries & museums, and University staff discounts in shops across Oxford. How to apply For further details such as the job and person specification, please click Apply which will take you to the application form. Please complete the form with your details and attach your CV and covering letter. Please note, this advert will close on Friday 21st October 2022 at 5pm. However, if we receive a high volume of suitable applications, we may close the advertisement early. Initial interviews will likely be held via Zoom. The Rhodes Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We warmly welcome applications from talented people of diverse backgrounds and appoint without regard to age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, parental status, marital or civil partner status, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, nationality, religion or belief
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  • Job Reference: 717179489-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: The Rhodes Trust
    The Rhodes Trust
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent