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Head of Prospect Development


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Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London, UK


  • Posted on: 20th Jan 2022
  • Salary: £59,582 - £68,210
  • REF: PRS00158
  • Closes: 17th February 2022
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Job description

Job summary

Please apply for this role via the Peridot website: https://www.peridotpartners.co.uk/jobs/head-of-prospect-development-imperial-college-london/

The Advancement Division is seeking a Head of Prospect Development with technical expertise, sound judgment, political acuity, and collaborative interpersonal skills to join their ambitious team, and to lead the prospect development strategy and implementation for Imperial College London.

About us

Advancement raises funds for scholarships, academic positions, research centres and capital projects, securing private financial support from those who are committed to our academic mission and building Imperial’s global reputation. Imperial is committed to strengthening its external profile and raising income through development and alumni relations activities at all levels.

Duties and responsibilities

The Head of Prospect Development is integral to our fundraising efforts, leading the prospect development strategy and its implementation for the Division. They will develop and maintain a comprehensive and innovative programme of prospect identification (including key influencers and connectors), research and analysis, and tracking, playing a key role in building a strong base of support to enable the success of a growing fundraising programme.

They will also oversee the ethical screening and gift acceptance process within the Division. Equally as important will be the managing and developing the Prospect Development team and ensuring overall responsibility for the team’s financial planning and performance, resource purchase and allocation, and personal development.

This career opportunity promises to be varied and will utilise to the maximum your experience gained in roles such as a Head of Prospect Research/Development, Prospect Development/Research Manager, Fundraising Researcher, or similar. This career opportunity will suit an individual with drive, ambition and a keen interest in philanthropy within higher education.

Further information

Please apply for this role via the Peridot website: https://www.peridotpartners.co.uk/jobs/head-of-prospect-development-imperial-college-london/

Should you have any queries please contact: James Hunt: james@peridotpartners.co.uk

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Closing date: 17 February 2022, 9am.

Interviews: Monday 7 March 2020.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity and to eliminating discrimination. All employees are expected to follow the Imperial Values & Behaviours framework . Our values are:

  • Respect
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Innovation

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

For technical issues when applying online please email support.jobs@imperial.ac.uk .

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