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Donor Relations Manager

Are you an established Donor Relations Manager looking for your next challenge? Do you feel passionate about working for an organisation that truly has an impact on the world we live in?

We are looking for an experienced Donor Relations professional to join our team at a senior level. The Donor Relations Manager is responsible for overseeing the stewardship of donors to the University, guiding the strategy and implementing the related processes and policies, and ensures donors receive meaningful recognition of their philanthropic gifts.

The Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations (CUDAR) Office has an outstanding track record of securing philanthropic income and has overall responsibility for coordinating University-wide development campaigns, raising funds to support schools, faculties, departments and other central University institutions. The Development and Alumni Relations Office works closely with Cambridge's 31 Colleges and its sister office, Cambridge in America, to maximise fundraising from a range of constituencies across the globe.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the importance of stewardship and its role in successful fundraising. A highly competent communicator, you will have developed organisational skills, have a keen eye for detail and work well with others at all levels. With substantial experience of relationship building you will have a natural enthusiasm to act as the steward of our donors and their gifts.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Closing date for this position is the 3rd December 2017 . Interviews will take place on 11 December 2017.

Please quote reference DH13782 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy. The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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