Development Manager
London (Warburg Institute)

Job reference: 01275

Location: London (Warburg Institute)

Closing date: 23/01/2019

Salary: Starting from £35,807 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: School of Advanced Study

Sub-Department: The Warburg Institute (WI)

Hours per week: 35 hours

University of London

The Warburg Institute is one of the world’s leading centres for studying the interaction of ideas, images and society. It is dedicated to the survival and transmission of culture across time and space, with a special emphasis on the afterlife of antiquity. Its open-stack Library, Photographic Collection and Archive serve as an engine for interdisciplinary research, postgraduate teaching and a prestigious events and publication programme.

Today, the Institute is embarking on a far-reaching architectural and intellectual transformation; to open this scholarly institution to new partners and publics to further cement its international role as an international beacon for images, ideas and society.

The Role

A new role for a Development Manager has been created to manage the associated fundraising campaign. Working closely with the Director of the Institute the post will run programmes to secure funds from individuals, trusts, foundations, and other supporters.

The role is aligned with the University of London Development Office and will have a close working relationship with the Head of Development to ensure an integrated and effective fundraising campaign.

The successful candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of fundraising and some experience of securing large gifts.  Just as important will be an entrepreneurial approach combined with excellent communication and planning skills with a focus to deliver results.

This is a fixed term appointment for 2 years in the first instance.

For a full role profile, please refer to the job description below.

If you would like an initial conversation about the role, please contact Bill Sherman at

Further information

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a completed application form (by clicking ‘apply now’ at the bottom of this page) before the closing date at 23 January 2019.  

Please note that the University of London will be unable to sponsor candidates for a visa for this role. Therefore, successful applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK for the duration of their employment.

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