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Head of Donor Relations

London School of Economics
Contract Type
Fixed Term
from £43,907 to £50,835
Expiry Date
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is one of the foremost social science universities in the world, with a global reach and an international student intake

Job Description

. LSE Advancement is the division of the School which engages alumni, friends, foundations and partners as volunteers, advocates, supporters and donors to further LSE’s strategic priorities and to support students and alumni.


This is an exceptional opportunity to join our Advancement team at an exciting time in its development. As the Head of Donor Relations you will be responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring a programme of stewardship across LSE Advancement and the School. Leading a team of three, you will effectively coordinate acknowledgement, recognition and reporting activities so that our donors’ experiences with LSE are of the highest quality.


LSE is looking for a strategic and creative individual with a proven track record in donor relations. The successful candidate will have management and team-working experience and the ability to engage with internal and external stakeholders at different levels. Your initiative and drive, combined with strong presentation and communication skills, will be integral to your success in the role. 


In addition to an excellent salary, the benefits that come with this role include; an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave, excellent training and development opportunities, a location in the heart of London, and the opportunity to work closely with outstanding academic staff and influential and senior alumni and volunteers.


For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.


To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email  


Interviews will be held during the first two weeks of July 2018.


The closing date for receipt of applications is 24 June 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.