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Associate Director

Salary range: £45,585 - £57,696 Closing date: 26 November 2023 Download the job pack

Do you have a passion for arts and culture that drives you to make a difference? Do you possess the enthusiasm and energy required to inspire others? If this sounds like you, consider joining us as the Associate Director, Fitzwilliam Museum at Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations.

The Associate Director, Fitzwilliam Museum will play a crucial part in shaping and executing the University's major gifts fundraising strategy, with a dedicated focus on raising funds to support the Fitzwilliam Museum. Situated within the newly formed Culture & Collections team, your work will align with the prospect management process of the Development & Alumni Relations department and the strategic priorities of the Fitzwilliam Museum and Collegiate Cambridge.

The Fitzwilliam Museum has an ambitious vision for the future as a pioneering university museum. You will raise significant financial support for the Museum's strategic priorities which have been identified as: exhibitions, learning, collections & research and heritage science & conservation.

We anticipate that you will secure five and six-figure gifts from a range of sources, including individuals (both alumni and non-alumni), trusts and foundations, and corporations, both within the UK and internationally. The role also involves managing complex relationships and priorities, requiring diplomacy and strategic thinking to ensure the effective delivery of fundraising targets aligned with the agreed strategic priorities.

If you possess strong fundraising skills and are excited to contribute to the Fitzwilliam Museum's growth and success, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding position.

Please note: The funds for this post are available for 5 years in the first instance.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

The closing date for this position is midnight, 26th November.

The first round interviews are due to take place the week commencing 4th December.

The second round interviews are due to take place the week commencing 11th December.

Please quote reference DH39318 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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