Salary: circa £28,000 – £31,000
Do you love hitting the road and meeting alumni who want to support teaching, research, built heritage, and the student experience? Would you like to kickstart or develop your major gifts fundraising career in the historic Oriel College in the University of Oxford?
Oriel College’s highly successful fundraising programme is at an exciting stage of growth as the College approaches its 700th anniversary year in 2026. Oriel has very supportive alumni many of whom show their commitment to the College by financially supporting its students, world leading teaching and research, and historic buildings.
The College will soon enter the final phase of its campaign for 2026, People and Place, and this role will be central in driving success.
The primary responsibility of the Development Officer (Major Gifts) is the active management of current and prospective donors with the potential to give leadership-level and major gifts. They will work closely with an established team to generate a pipeline of prospective donors, close donations, and steward relationships for the long term.
This role is all about being ‘out and about’ building relationships with Oriel alumni who would like to mark the 700th anniversary of their College with a gift to support the College’s work. The postholder will be rewarded knowing that they have generated vital relationships to bolster the College’s future for its second 700 years.
Please feel free to contact James Fletcher, Oriel’s Deputy Director of Development, to have an informal chat about the role.
The full job description and information about benefits can be found below.
How to Apply
To apply for this role please download, fill out and submit an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form and send alongside a copy of your CV via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: Monday 5th December 2022 at 5pm.
Interviews will take place w/c 12th December 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.