About the Gates Cambridge Scholarships:
The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are prestigious and highly competitive full-cost scholarships offered to exceptional candidates from countries outside the UK. These scholarships provide an opportunity to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject offered at the University of Cambridge. As Gates Cambridge Scholars, individuals become part of an influential global community that is united by its commitment to making a positive impact on society through leadership. Alongside the approximately 250 scholars studying at Cambridge at any given time, there is also a growing community of almost 2000 alumni scholars.
About the Global Engagement Officer Role:
The Gates Cambridge Trust, which oversees the scholarship program, is seeking a Global Engagement Officer to play a crucial role in building strong connections with alumni scholars worldwide. This position will involve developing and implementing the Trust’s global engagement initiatives, as well as organizing various events throughout the year to connect all members of the Gates Cambridge community. The successful candidate will collaborate with stakeholders and receive input to ensure the success of these efforts.
Qualifications and Responsibilities:
We are seeking an individual with experience in developing and leading initiatives and events for diverse audiences in the Higher Education sector, particularly in the field of alumni relations. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a complex environment, possess excellent communication skills, and have the ability to establish and maintain effective internal and external networks. Strong time management and task prioritization skills are essential, as is the ability to work independently and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
Exciting Growth Opportunities:
The Gates Cambridge Trust is currently experiencing a significant period of growth. It will open its new combined offices and Scholar Centre, the Bill Gates Sr. House, in early 2024, and celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2025. These milestones will mark a strategic shift for the Trust, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to this exciting change by enhancing the Trust’s community enrichment program and expanding the global influence of its scholars.
About the Position:
The Global Engagement Officer position is a full-time, permanent role (subject to a 6-month probationary period). The salary range for this position is £32,332 – £38,205, based on skills and experience. The Trust provides a comprehensive benefits package. We operate on a hybrid working model, with the expectation that the successful candidate will be in the office for a minimum of three days per week (although the Trust reserves the right to modify remote work arrangements with prior notice to employees). Our team is composed of a small, friendly, and diverse group of colleagues who are dedicated to achieving the Trust’s strategic goals while fostering a welcoming and enjoyable work environment.
How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, CV, names of two references, and complete a basic information form. The deadline for applications is midday on Thursday, September 28, 2023. For complete details about the position, including application instructions, please refer to the candidate pack provided via the ‘Apply’ button.
Interviews for this position are scheduled for the afternoon of Monday, October 9, 2023, and will be conducted at the Trust’s office on Bridge St, Cambridge.
If you have any questions after reviewing the candidate pack, please email our team at email@example.com
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