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Development Officer

Job description

Harris Hill are delighted to be working with a wonderful independent international school centred charity that was set up in 2018. The Development and Alumni Relations office are now looking for a Development Officer to join their team. This role is ideal for someone who loves relationship building and wants to get into fundraising.

Job title: Development Officer

Location: Hybrid opportunities and office based at Cobham, Hillingdon and Egham campuses

Grade and salary: Circa £30,000

Hours: Full time

Contract type: Permanent

Responsibilities within this role:

  • Cultivate and steward relationships with prospective and existing and donors (under £10,000 capacity) across the three campuses

  • Assist in the development of a comprehensive stewardship programme aimed at enhancing donor engagement and retention

  • Support implementation of a mid-value fundraising programme to effectively solicit donations from targeted donors (under £10,000)

  • Respond to alumni enquiries promptly and provide assistance or information as needed.

  • Utilise the Raiser's Edge database to log and track alumni communications, and change of personal details ensuring accurate and up to date records.

They are now looking for:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and ideally fundraising software

  • A strong desire to learn fundraising techniques and strategies with a commitment to professional development in this area.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage with donors, alumni and colleagues

If you would like to have a chat to learn more about this role and to receive a full job description please contact Hannah at Harris Hill on hannah.laking@harrishill.co.uk or call her on 020 7820 7331.

The hiring manager is seeing applications on a rolling basis so please send your CV over asap, do not miss out.

Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.