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Philanthropy Manager

Development & Alumni Relations

Salary: £40,011 to £45,437 per annum, inclusive.

Closing Date: Wednesday 20 January 2021

Reference: PSS-DAR-2020-02

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.

We are scaling up the role of fundraising at LSHTM and are seeking an experienced and motivated relationship builder that can connect current and new supporters to our fundraising priorities.

The Development & Alumni Relations Office develops and supports relationships with a growing body of philanthropic supporters and a community of over 30,000 alumni in 180 countries around the world. DARO works closely with LSHTM’s Director, Chair of Council, Chair of Court and other senior leaders to cultivate and solicit major and principal gifts, particularly those from high-net-worth individuals. We have a strong track record of securing corporate partnerships as well as a committed base of long-term support from charitable trusts and individuals.

The Philanthropy Manager will be a key member of the Philanthropic Giving Team. Building relationships with individuals, charitable trusts and companies, they will help raise the profile of LSHTM and generate philanthropic funds from a growing community of supporters, engaging them in our mission through a blend of face-to-face interactions, events, written proposals and presentations.

We have ambitious plans to increase the role of philanthropy to support capital development, scholarships and research priorities that have far-reaching global impact. This role will help to secure donations at six- and seven-figure levels to help achieve those ambitions. Working closely with internal and external stakeholders, the Philanthropy Manager will help embed a culture of philanthropy across LSHTM and will deliver on the Philanthropic Giving team’s strategic fundraising and engagement objectives.

The post is full time and permanent. The salary will be on the Professional salary scale Grade 6 in the range £40,011 – £45,437 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary ‘Director’s Days’. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at Applications should also include the names and email contacts of two referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to Please quote reference PSS-DAR-2020-02. Informal enquires regarding the role can be addressed to

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as ‘Please see attached CV’ will not be considered acceptable.

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.


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