Job Offer: Development Executive - Humanities:
Job location: Oxford
A new and exciting Development Executive function has been created as part of a significant expansion of the Humanities Development team within the University of Oxford Development Office.
Oxford is the world's leading university for humanities teaching and research. The University's scholarship in languages, literature, history, philosophy, religion & the arts - from the earliest civilisation to the present day - enriches our knowledge of humankind, and informs how we engage with historic issues and contemporary concerns.
To be prosperous in this function you will be highly motivated and enthusiastic about the impact of research and teaching in the Humanities. You will be educated to degree level or equivalent and will be an practiced development professional with a solid track record of securing gifts. You must have a confident approach to achieving ambitious earnings targets and the capability to think entrepreneurially. You will manage your own donor portfolio (corporate, trust and individual) and must be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team. A collaborative and flexible working style is essential.
You will have a passion for the Arts and Humanities and possess diplomacy, creativity and outstanding communication expertise, as well as the capability to operate comfortably in a large, complex institution with multiple stakeholders. Essential to the function is the capability to develop good working relationships with the academic community, and the creativity, discretion and tenacity to manage multiple projects.
We encourage candidates from all sectors of the community and are especially keen to encourage candidates from under-represented groups to apply.
Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Monday 11 July 2022 can be considered. You will be required to upload a letter of application as part of your online application. Interviews are currently scheduled to take place on Friday 22 July 2022.