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Development Office Administrator

Salary: £22,000 – £26,000 FTE

Hours of work: 36.5 per week, part-time applicants are also encouraged to apply.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an excellent, well organised, and efficient administrator to join the Development Office, which focusses on fundraising, events, and communications.

The Development Office exists to raise funds in support of the College’s educational and research objectives, and foster good relationships between the College and its alumni.

The role of the Development Office Administrator is to provide proactive administrative support to the team, helping to achieve strategic objectives. This is a fundamental role in the team and will share fully in its success.

You will need to enjoy the challenges of managing a varied workload. You will be a good people-person, have excellent written English skills and be able to work with figures. You should also be a motivated team player, flexible, and willing to learn.

You will be the first point of contact for routine queries, responsible for gift administration, writing thank you letters to donors, maintaining database records, and assisting with planning and organising a wide variety of events and our fundraising campaigns.

This role is an excellent grounding for someone who wants to launch a career within the charity sector. No previous experience in this industry is required.

Location and Hybrid Working

Oriel College is located in central Oxford and we offer hybrid working.


Benefits include: a generous workplace pension scheme, 38 days annual including public holidays (or time in lieu of public holidays worked), free meal on duty, and discounted bus travel. A full list of benefits is available to download below

How to Apply

To apply, download and complete and application form and equal opportunities monitoring form returning both alongside your CV to

Closing date 5 October 2022

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 17 October 2022.

The College exists to promote excellence in education and research and is actively committed to the principle of equality of opportunity for all suitably qualified candidates


Document Downloads

Download job description
Download an application form
Download information about employee benefits
Download an equal opportunities monitoring form