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Director of Advancement

Requisition ID:  4512

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date: 


We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.


Closing Date: 10.08.2020

Newcastle University is looking to appoint a high calibre individual as Director of Advancement. They shall play the leading role in developing further our capacity for effective Advancement and help us achieve and surpass our aspirations. 


As part of our exciting future, the Director will lead the work of the Advancement team in its twin arms of philanthropic fund-raising and alumni engagement and support. The Director will be responsible for securing major philanthropic support for Newcastle University, leading the Advancement team, and acting as the primary expert in fundraising for the University. 


You will join us at an important moment and will work closely with the Vice-Chancellor and President and other University leaders to help communicate the University’s vision to potential supporters. You will lead our philanthropy fundraising programmes and be responsible for donor relations, overseeing the further development of the alumni network and engagement programme. 


Salary: Competitive depending on skills and experience

Interview Date: to be confirmed


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For further details on the role, please visit www.minervasearch.com/newcastle . To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to newcastle@minervasearch.com 


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Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.


Requisition ID: 4512