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Development Officer

Full Time, all year round
January 2024

We are seeking to appoint an energetic and ambitious Development Officer to support the Director of Development & Head of Foundation to successfully implement the Foundation’s fundraising and engagement strategy. This is an exciting time to join the team, as we get ready to launch a significant fundraising campaign. The successful candidate will focus on delivering an innovative and compelling Individual Giving programme of activity, including Regular Giving and Appeals, and provide an outstanding stewardship experience for potential and existing donors to deliver agreed income targets.

Educated to A Level or equivalent and a high standard of numeracy and literacy are essential for this position.

Closing date: Monday 4 December 2023, 12 noon

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 13 December 2023

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Wells Cathedral School reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made. Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply early.

For further details, please download an application pack and our Application Form

Wells Cathedral School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, and obtaining an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services certificate. In addition, as part of the shortlisting process we will carry out an online search as part of the School’s due diligence.

All positions within the School are exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants must therefore declare all previous convictions and cautions, including those which would normally be considered “spent” except those received for an offence committed in the United Kingdom if it has been filtered in accordance with the DBS filtering rules.