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Stewardship Manager

Development & Alumni Relations

Salary:  Starting from £32,548, rising to £38,833
Placed On:  Thursday 01 March 2018
Closing Date:  Thursday 15 March 2018
Interview Date:  Wednesday 28 March 2018
Reference:  CC5676

Do you want to make a difference, and help students and researchers fulfil their ambitions by cultivating excellent relationships with the donors who make this possible?

The University of Bath is a nationally and internationally leading University ranked in the top five of the Guardian University Guide and regularly takes its place in the top 10 of other major UK league tables.

Stewardship is critical to the success of our vibrant Department of Development and Alumni Relations. As we reach the close of our £66 million Look Further campaign, we are seeking an exceptional individual to help us celebrate the difference that philanthropic support makes to our University community, and inspire our donors to keep giving as we look to what comes next.

Stewardship Manager

The successful candidate will lead the Stewardship team to develop and deliver the University’s donor stewardship and recognition programmes, finding innovative ways to thank our supporters and engage with the beneficiaries of funding.

You will be committed to delivering excellent service and able to build and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues, donors and funding beneficiaries. You will have strong project management skills, be highly organised, and confident working on your own initiative. 

Previous experience in a charitable giving or relationship management environment is essential. The postholder will be expected to attend events that take place in evenings or on weekends, for which time off in lieu will be given.

What we offer

The University of Bath is an exciting and engaging place to work. We are committed to personal and professional development.

·         Excellent pension: 18% employer contributions (8% employee contributions)
·         39 days holiday (annual leave, discretionary days and bank holidays)
·         A flexible working environment
·         Ofsted outstanding rated onsite nursery and childcare vouchers schemes
·         Salary exchange schemes
·         Interest free loans for public transport season tickets and motorcycle purchases for commuting
·         Onsite private and NHS dentist, onsite medical centre
·         Discounted physiotherapy services
·         Onsite parking

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Gavin Maggs, Director of Development and Alumni Relations on

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.