Development Fundraising Manager, Ardingly, West Sussex

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Ardingly CollegeArdingly, West Sussex

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £41,725 FTE (£23,470 based on 1,000 hours per annum) inclusive of 6.8 weeks paid holiday
Contract term: Permanent

Ardingly College have a unique and exciting opportunity for a Development Fundraising Manager to join our highly successful and thriving School on a part-time basis from January 2019. The principal purpose of this role is to assist the Headmaster and Governors in fundraising for the College and specifically for the celebration of the 150th anniversary in 2020. 

The Development Fundraising Manager will develop key relationships through networking, organise events and secure support for the College’s development aims. In doing so, they will play an important role in transforming lives and making a difference for the children who become the beneficiaries of the College’s charitable purpose. 

The post would suit someone with proven project management experience and a track record of supporting and delivering projects or campaigns efficiently and within budget. Development or fundraising experience, and ideally an understanding of the education sector would be an advantage. Excellent organisation and administrative skills, strong communication skills both written and verbal and the ability to network and influence effectively will be highly valued. 

The successful candidate needs to be highly motivated to make a difference both for the College and for future generations of children as beneficiaries of the College’s educational charity. Commitment to the aims and purpose of Ardingly College is also a requirement of this exciting new role. 

The hours of work are flexible but expected to be around 25 hours per week, for 40 weeks per year. 

To view the full job description and apply online please visit our website at For further information please contact HR on 01444 893059 or email

Closing date: Monday 12th November 2018, although applications may be considered upon receipt. 

Interview date: w/c 19th or 26th November 2018

Ardingly College is an independent co-educational boarding and day school for boys and girls aged 2-18, a member of the HMC and a school of the Woodard Corporation. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All employees are required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post including enhanced DBS checks.

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More about Ardingly College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6SQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1444 893000
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Ardingly College is an independent co-education school for pupils aged 2 – 18.  Founded in 1858, Ardingly College is a school of over 950 pupils, including those in the Prep and Pre Prep. Located in the beautiful Sussex Weald, Ardingly College a...