Development Officer (Fundraising)

This is an opportunity for a fundraiser to make a big impact in a short time. Homerton is the biggest College of the University of Cambridge and has over 16,000 addressable alumni. A former teacher-training college which became a full College of the University in 2010 and now offers every academic subject, Homerton is looking to increase its philanthropic support from alumni and friends of the College. This new post will be the first in the College to be entirely dedicated to fundraising. You will join a small team led by the Director of External Relations and Development and will focus on regular giving from alumni, including running a telephone campaign, direct mail, and meeting donors and prospects individually.

There will be an expectation that you will have a substantial input into the design of the College’s fundraising approach therefore you will need to demonstrate, together with your confidence and excellent communication skills, that you have significant relevant experience as a fundraiser. We will however also consider an application if you have had telephone fundraising experience as a student caller, or with client-management or sales experience from another employment sector.

For more information please read the Further Particulars.

Informal enquiries may be made by email to The Director of External Relations and Development or direct line 01223 747270 (Monday-Thursday). 

To apply for the post please send a Covering Letter along with your completed College Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form to or by post to Amanda Drummond, Personnel Officer, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH.

The closing date is midday Wednesday 28 January 2015. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 4 February.

No agencies please.


Finance Administrator / Purchase Ledger (part time)

Due to the forthcoming retirement of a long-serving member of staff, the Finance Office at Homerton College seeks to appoint an enthusiastic finance professional who has general finance experience working within purchase ledger.

Working as part of our small but very busy Finance Office, this post would suit someone who is self-motivated, has excellent communication skills and meticulous attention to detail. In addition you should have a good working knowledge of Sage (or similar accounts packages) and Microsoft and enjoy working in a close knit but high pressured environment.

The position is part-time, 5.5 hours per day Monday to Friday, notionally 9.00 - 3.30 with a one hour lunch break however exact hours to be negotiated. This is effectively a job share arrangement with an existing full-time member of staff who works on purchase ledger as part of their broader finance role.

For full details of the role please see the Further Particulars.

To apply, please complete the College Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form and return to the Personnel Office at or by post to Amanda Drummond, Personnel Officer, Homerton College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PH. If you have any queries please contact the Personnel Office at or 01223 747041.

The closing date for applications is midday on Wednesday 11 February. Interviews will be held on Thursday 26 February.

No agencies please.