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Reference: 67936

Date Added: 24 September 2018
Closing Date: 21 October 2018

Job Title: Prospect & Political Research Officer

Working For: The University of Salford

Location: Salford

Salary: £27,830 - £32,236

Job Details

We are looking to appoint an experienced Prospect and Political Research Officer to drive our identification and research strategy to underpin fundraising and strategic stakeholder engagement and influence evidence-based communications.

The post holder will be a capable, self-motivated and enthusiastic individual who can hit the ground running. A pro-active approach to work and a can-do attitude are must haves for this role, as is previous experience of, and proven success with, prospect and/or political stakeholder research and identification. They will also have excellent organisational and analytical skills, meticulous attention to detail and outstanding written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills.

The role is pivotal in helping to support identification of, research on and engagement with key stakeholders including political representatives and policy makers, our extensive alumni community, supporters of the University and likely donor prospects. The post holder will be key in providing high quality, accurate, comprehensive and inventive service to support the University’s aspirations in fundraising, alumni engagement, events and political engagement.

All appointments will be made on merit, and as an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

In recognition of our commitment to create a diverse team that draws from our widest talent pool we would particularly encourage applications from groups who are currently under-represented at this level, which in this case is our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants.

Closing Date: 21 October 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews are expected to take place the week commencing 29th October.

Application Details

Please apply via the following link;


Please note that this vacancy will close at 23:59 pm on the 21st October 2018.

Website: http://salford.ac.uk

Additional Notes