Development Officer - Bodleian University of Oxford Development Office United Kingdom

Development Officer – Bodleian



Development Office, Clarendon Building and University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford

Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 with a discretionary range to £37,345 p.a.


We are looking to recruit a highly effective Development Officer to research and prepare materials for major fundraising projects and to manage a fundraising portfolio of projects and donors. This is an outstanding opportunity for a dedicated fundraising professional to make a significant contribution to the future of Oxford University’s world-class Bodleian Libraries, all within the largest fundraising Campaign in Europe.


You will be responsible for managing a defined portfolio of projects requiring funding, as well as a portfolio of prospects related to these projects drawn from individuals, trusts, foundations and corporations. You will actively seek to support and assist other colleagues to secure philanthropic funding for these projects. In addition, you will also be responsible for leading the development and production of various fundraising materials for the team, such as cases for support, proposals and donor reports. You will also assist with stewardship strategies for Library donors, including the planning and implementation of high profile events.


You will have excellent communication and fundraising skills, in particular a high level of written English, and a proactive, meticulous and analytical approach to your work. Of essential importance is the ability to translate and articulate academically-complex projects for donors and prospective donors, and to be able to identify and develop relationships to help further the fundraising goals of the Bodleian Libraries.


You will be required to upload a letter of application as part of your online application.


Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Monday 3 June 2019 can be considered. Interviews are currently scheduled to take place on 19 June 2019.

Contact Person :               Recruitment Administrator          Vacancy ID :        140600

Contact Phone :                                Closing Date :     03-Jun-2019

Contact Email :

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