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Development and Data Assistant                                                             

Full-time (37.5 hours/week) two year fixed-term contract

  • Rhodes House, Oxford
  • Salary range £20,000 to £22,000 per year depending on experience


The Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards supporting outstanding all-round students for graduate study at the University of Oxford.  Scholars are selected on the basis of outstanding intellect, character, leadership, and commitment to service.  We expect that the experience in Oxford will provide a transformative opportunity for Scholars academically and in terms of fostering international understanding and character and leadership development. 

As an employer, the Rhodes Trust seeks to provide a supportive and nurturing environment for employees who are dedicated to the Rhodes Scholars - past, present, and future - and to the enduring spirit of the Rhodes Scholarships.  

The Development and Data Assistant is a key role within a small team at Rhodes House; particularly focused on providing administrative support to the Development team and being responsible for tasks within gift registry and stewardship areas, as well as digital marketing and communications.  The role will also include assisting team members based in the US and Canada.  

The duties of the Development and Data Assistant role are broad and varied, and this role offers an excellent opportunity for someone with experience in, or wishing to develop a career in, fundraising within the Higher Education sector.  The Rhodes Trust wishes to invest in its employees and expects to offer training in areas which will enhance the postholder’s skills for the role.  For the right person there is the opportunity to develop the role and take on further responsibilities.

Please view for the full job description for further details.

To apply 

Please send your curriculum vitae (not longer than 3 pages) plus covering letter (no longer than 2 pages) and the contact details of at least two referees (these will not be contacted without applicant’s permission), to The closing date for applications is 4 pm on Friday 22 February 2019 and interviews will be held on Friday 1 March at Rhodes House.

Enquiries about the vacancy can be directed to Babette Tegldal: