Development Manager Individual Giving

School/department: Development & Alumni Relations Office. Communications, Marketing and Advancement Division
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to 1 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need)
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 7421
Salary: starting at £34,304 rising to £40,927 per annum time
Placed on: 14 December 2021
Closing date: 25 January 2022.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: to be confirmed
Expected start date: As soon as possible

Job description

The Communications Marketing & Advancement Division is responsible for enhancing the reputation of the University and profiling the institution’s vision and aims to a wide range of stakeholders including media, staff, students, alumni, supporters, prospective students, government, business and the public. 

The Division is responsible for promoting the achievements of academics and researchers, as well as major developments and partnerships. It works with colleagues across the University to help drive Sussex’s reputation as a world-class, innovative institution, whose genuinely avantgarde approach to education is transforming society. Responsible for the recruitment of students, the Division also communicates the University’s outstanding education offer alongside the student experience in the UK and internationally.

The Development & Alumni Relations Office sits within the Division and holds responsibility for our alumni engagement programme and for raising funds to support the University of Sussex.

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The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 7421) (PDF XKB)

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

This role may be eligible for sponsorship. For a job to be eligible for sponsorship it needs to be assigned an eligible SOC code & meet minimum salary requirements. Please contact so they can check if this role can be assigned to an eligible SOC code and meets the minimum salary requirements. You can also consult our Skilled Worker Visa Information page for further information.


How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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