Alumni Relations Manager (Maternity Cover)

Vacancy ID: 8755
Main Location: UAL - High Holborn, London UK
Hours: 35
Contract: Fixed Term
Salary: £40,454 - £48,534 per annum
Closing date: October 10, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

The Alumni Relations Manager will join a lively, engaged and supportive Development & Alumni Relations Team at UAL.  Working closely with the Head of Alumni Relations, you will lead on developing all aspects of alumni engagement, event management, marketing and communication and network development to help contribute to UAL's strategic priorities.  You will work to strengthen Alumni Networks and create new relationships with alumni to deepen links to UAL. 

The Alumni Relations Manager role requires excellent verbal and written skills as well as experience in data management in order to effectively deliver benefits to UAL's extensive global alumni network.

    Why choose us?

    University of the Arts (UAL) is a global leader in arts, design, fashion and communication.  The University draws together six Colleges to offer a range of courses which nurture creative potential from across the world.  The combination of a varied student group, leading-edge research and highly experienced staff creates a unique, multifaceted learning experience for students at UAL. 

    UAL graduates shape how we see, understand, interact with and enjoy the world.  Our alumni are household names across the creative industries and many are keen to support the next generation of talent facing new challenges in studying and working in London.  

    Your Profile

    Your profile should include:

    • Experience of working in an Alumni Relations/Development team or equivalent and HE fundraising activities
    • Sound understanding of alumni engagement opportunities 
    • Knowledge of how alumni relations contributes to a wider university strategy 
    • Proven track record of developing engagement opportunities for alumni that deliver benefits to the organisation and network
    • Experience in creating and strengthening relationships with a variety of graduates and volunteers that directly benefit the university in terms of profile, student experience, employability, professional networks as well as financially
    • Experience in project and event management
    • Experience in data management
    • Excellent writing skills with demonstrable experience of writing copy eg. social media, websites, blogs, presentations, newsletters and invitations.

    Please apply early as the vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date should sufficient applications be received.

    If you have any queries about this role or need any reasonable adjustment for your application, please contact Jaspreet Kaur, Resourcing Adviser via email at or 020 7514 9627.

    UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

    Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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