Fundraising Manager

St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, is looking to appoint a talented fundraiser to the newly created position of Fundraising Manager.

St Catharine’s College (affectionately known as ‘Catz’) is a welcoming, thriving and vibrant academic community of approximately 1,000 students, Fellows and staff located in the heart of Cambridge.   We are known as a friendly College and one with a real sense of community – and we would love you to join us.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading College development and alumni office to work on the “Our College, Our Future” Campaign which aims to raise £65 million to fund student support, College life and a major programme of building and renovation. Building on the momentum and success of the Campaign, the post holder will play a key role in ensuring that St Catharine's continues to attract philanthropic funding.

Working with the Head of Fundraising, the Fundraising Manager will be responsible for:

  • securing mid-level gifts (£5 – 50K) through the face-to-face solicitation of College alumni and friends;
  • raising funds through management of the regular giving programme; and
  • working with the Development Manager to steward donors., you will identify, cultivate and personally solicit potential benefactors for major gifts, building relationships with known and new prospects.

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented fundraiser with an exemplary track record in managing regular giving programmes and telephone fundraising campaigns, ideally within a Higher Education context, to work on building and developing relationships to secure philanthropic gifts in support of our College priorities.

For full details on this exciting opportunity including information on the work of the ADO office, please see the job description and the Candidate Information Pack

How to apply:

If you would like to informally discuss the role, please contact Deborah Loveluck, Development Director at:

To apply for this position, please complete an application form and sent it, along with a copy of your CV and a covering letter highlighting your suitability for the position, along with a completed Equality and Diversity monitoring form to Mrs Maxine Flynn, HR Manager at   

The closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 11 February 2022.

Closing Date