Jobs in the Development and Alumni Relations Office

We are recruiting for a number of critical roles in our department. Come and join us at this global top 100 university, working with our alumni and supporter community across the world. A globally outstanding centre of teaching and research, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, a unique and historic setting – Durham is a university like no other. 

We are currently in the first phase of our Durham Inspired campaign, a major philanthropic initiative which seeks to support the next generation of inspiration and leadership at Durham. We find it easy to be proud of the extraordinary people we have at Durham. We provide the inspiration, they achieve the extraordinary.

Data & Insight Manager

We’re looking for an outstanding analytical practitioner to become our Data and Insight Manager and join our Advancement Services Team, providing support to University’s alumni and development functions.

You will bring relevant experience of analysing and presenting data in a clear and tailored way to a wide array of audiences. You will need an excellent understanding of relational databases, business intelligence applications, data management and interpretation. You will also need to demonstrate the ability to provide specialist advice and guidance to a range of customers and colleagues, including management and stakeholders.

The Data and Insight Manager will play an important role within the delivery of the Durham Inspired campaign.

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Staff - Mellissa Abdu
"Interacting with inspiring and intelligent people whether it being Durham alumni, students, or the DARO team, is what I enjoy the most about my job. I feel like I am constantly learning new skills and developing both personally and professionally, whilst at the same time, adding great value to the University and its community."

Mellissa Abdu, Alumni and Supporter Engagement, Volunteer Development Officer

Staff - Philip Simpson
"It has to be the greatest feeling of job satisfaction in the world when you see the direct impact that your own work, and the work of the wider department, has on people’s lives, giving them a chance to study at somewhere as prestigious as Durham University."

Philip Simpson, Advancement Services, Stewardship Coordinator

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Development and Alumni Relations Office
The Palatine Centre
Stockton Road

0191 334 6305

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