Senior Development Executive

Grade 8: £40,792 - £48,677 with discretionary range to £53,174 p.a.


We are seeking to appoint an experienced individual to join our Development team as Senior Development Executive.

This is an exciting chance to join one of the world’s leading business schools and an outstanding opportunity for a motivated, strategic professional with a proven track record in fundraising. You will play a key role in developing the School’s fundraising priorities, including focusing on student support, entrepreneurship, funding for research and teaching, and the development of new facilities.

You will be responsible for developing, implementing and leading on plans to generate major gift support, typically in the range of six and seven figures over time. You will be able to understand academically complex projects and explain and promote them to potential, non-specialist donors. This will be undertaken in close collaboration with the Director of Development and Alumni Relations, the Dean of Oxford Saïd, academics, and senior fundraising personnel in the collegiate University, both in Oxford and overseas,

To be considered at shortlisting you will be experienced in the identification and cultivation of prospects and adept at developing key philanthropic relationships and generating gifts of a significant nature. You will have excellent interpersonal, influencing and networking skills, and you will be able to operate comfortably in a large, complex institution.

All applications are to be made online. Please upload a CV and cover letter as part of your application.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on the 24 October 2018.