Development Director


14th August 2017

Hughes Hall is one of only four colleges dedicated to mature undergraduates and postgraduates. There is a special focus in College on five subject areas with particular application to real-world challenges – Law; Business and Economics; Medicine and Life Sciences; Education; and Engineering, Mathematics and the Physical Sciences.

There has been a professional development function at Hughes Hall for some 5-6 years. Richard Berg Rust, the previous incumbent, had been in post 4 years. He was the College’s second-ever fulltime Development Director. There is an alumni network, with supporting website and social media, which is still in a relatively early stage of development.

The team is currently composed of:

  • Senior Development Officer;
  • Regular Giving Officer;
  • Communications Officer;
  • Development Officer;

The team is currently being led by an Interim Development Director, Rupert Pearce-Gould. Teamwork is key to successful development, and the appointee will work closely with the President, Fellows, other senior members, alumni and other college staff.

The key components to the role of Development Director at Hughes Hall are:

  • Fundraising
  • Alumni relations
  • Communications and marketing
  • Management of the Development function
  • Leadership
  • Travel and out-of-hours commitments


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