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Founded in 1347, Pembroke College, Cambridge has an excellent academic and research record. The College is a lively and friendly community, catering for approximately 70 academic staff and 650 undergraduate and graduate students. In recent years, the College has established an ambitious programme of fundraising enterprises.

The Development Office was established in 1994 and has grown to a team of 10 colleagues handling all aspects of alumni relations, individual and corporate fundraising, donor stewardship, communications and gift administration. It is in regular contact with 8,500 alumni, and supports alumni activities around the world. It has a very successful fundraising programme which since 1994 has raised nearly £70 million from individual and corporate donors; it now provides circa 25% of the College’s annual operating income. The College has ambitious new fundraising plans and the Development team is currently planning the next phase of its strategy.

Salary: up to £27,000 (subject to experience)

Pembroke College is seeking to appoint a Development Officer (Alumni Fundraising and Legacies) to join its busy and established office. This post will involve making face-to-face fundraising approaches and growing the Annual Fund and legacy programmes as part of the College’s ambitious fundraising objectives.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, proven organisational abilities, and enthusiasm for working both collaboratively and independently. Although face-to-face fundraising experience will be an advantage, candidates without professional fundraising experience will also be considered.

A full job description can be found here.

If you would like an informal conversation about the post, please call Nami Morris on 01223 338139.

To apply: Please complete the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form. Completed application forms together with a covering letter and current CV can be e-mailed to or alternatively post to The HR Office, Pembroke College, Cambridge, CB2 1RF

Closing date for applications: Noon on Monday 14 September, 2015 (to include the application form, a CV and covering letter)

Interviews to be held: Week of Monday, 28 September 2015

DEMI CHEF DE PARTIE - Breakfast Section

Salary: £19,828 (Grade USS 26)

Pembroke College has a reputation for excellent food and service. Our Kitchens produce an average of 1000 meals a day, much of which is made from scratch. We are looking for a very good breakfast Demi Chef De Partie

The ideal candidate will have NVQ level 2 and 3 in professional cookery, a good understanding of HACCP and experience in a high volume kitchen. Previous College or banqueting experience would also be an advantage. The job would suit an ambitious Chef with a desire to learn and develop new skills, whilst working to very high standards of food safety. Applicants without these skills will not be considered for this position.

This is full-time position benefiting from 33 days holiday, NOW Pension scheme which is a Defined Contribution Scheme, a gym on site and free meals whilst on duty.

A job description for can be found here.

To apply: Please complete the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form. Completed application forms together with a CV should be emailed to

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 25 September 2015


Pembroke College is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity

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