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Philanthropy Manager (Maternity Cover)

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Philanthropy Manager (Maternity Cover)

University of York – Office of Philanthropic Partnerships and Alumni, within External Relations

Location: York

Salary Range: £38,832 a year

Hours: Full time

Ref Number: 6488

Contract Type: Fixed term for 12 months

Closing date: Midnight on 6 April 2018

Do you have a passion for higher education and a talent for working with individual donors?

The University of York is seeking an individual with excellent communication skills, the ability to build strong relationships, passion and commitment to join the Office of Philanthropic Partnerships and Alumni as Philanthropy Manager. 

This is an exciting time to join the University, as we put in place an ambitious fundraising and volunteering programme in the Campaign for York.  This would be an ideal role for you if you have experience of fundraising with individuals and would like the chance to work on projects and asks on a larger scale.

It takes a dynamic community of people to effect change. If you believe in helping the University’s diverse community of students to pursue their dreams and their academic community to ask new research questions, then we would love to hear from you. 

This post is a maternity cover and is available on a fixed term basis for 12 months.

Interviews will take place on 1 May 2018.

For an informal conversation about this role please contact Sarah Sylvester on 01904 324555 or email

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community  – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

      Athena Swan Bronze               

A place where we can ALL be ourselves #EqualityatYork



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