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The University of Oxford is the oldest university in the English-speaking world, and is consistently ranked among the top institutions globally.
The University of Oxford China Office in Hong Kong was founded in 2007 to further the University of Oxford’s development and alumni relations strategies in Hong Kong, China and other parts of the Asia-Pacific region. It aims to develop meaningful philanthropic relationships, engage alumni in activities of strategic importance, improve the visibility of the University of Oxford in Asia and support Oxford’s wider outreach to Asia. The OCO conducts important outreach across Asia while retaining a strategic focus on Greater China.
Applications are invited for the following position:
Senior Development Executive
We are looking for a highly versatile and motivated team player to join the Oxford China Office team in this key fundraising role. The post holder will have the opportunity to work with prominent donors and academics and possess a strong drive towards getting out in the field and developing purposeful and effective relationships with prospective benefactors. The post holder will be expected to liaise with senior academics to write fundraising proposals in English or Chinese, to spend part of his/her time identifying and meeting current or prospective donors both in Hong Kong and mainland China and to coordinate fundraising visits from University leaders to the region. As a core element of his/her activity, the post holder will be expected to work closely with China Office staff and other development professionals of the Collegiate University. A full list of responsibilities can be found in the full job description here.
If you consider that you meet the selection criteria outlined in the full job description, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV, a cover letter explaining how you are qualified for the role, and two references. Please indicate if your referrers can be contacted at this time. Your cover letter should explain your relevant experience which may have been gained in employment, education, or you may have taken time away from these activities in order to raise a family, care for a dependant, or travel for example. Your application will be judged solely on the basis of how you demonstrate that that you meet the selection criteria outlined in the detailed job description and we are happy to consider evidence of transferable skills or experience which you may have gained outside the context of paid employment or education.
(Application deadline: 18 September 2017)