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Development Officer (UAE Nationals)

Date: Jul 22, 2022

Location: Administrative Job

Company: Ajman University

Job Title:                                Development Officer (UAE Nationals)                                                           

College/Office:                       Office of Development and Alumni Affairs                                           


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so qualified.




  • This is a money generating position. Meeting the people who want to give funds, invite the funding parties in events, maintain positive relations, introduce fund raising packages on timely basis




  • Develop, implement and evaluate a range of fully integrated off/online communications to develop AU's relationship with corporates and employers.
  • Provide advice to other teams particularly around corporate and partnerships audiences, on communications planning, audiences, channels and key messages to ensure the most effective approaches.
  • Develop and deliver communications to AU's members to engage them in your campaigns.
  • Work with AU's RENXT system to ensure contacts are recorded, monitored and partners information is effectively used.
  • Create and implement initiatives to increase the support we receive from external entities
  • Handle High Net Worth individuals and their profiles
  • Ensure that the Corporates team’s work involves people with direct experience of Communications from a full range of diverse backgrounds.
  • To undertake other duties that may from time to time be necessary, that are compatible with the nature and grade of this post.
  • Meeting the people who want to give funds, invite the funding parties in events, maintain positive relations, introduce fund raising packages on timely basis.
  • Corporate relations departments reach out to establish relationships with business, government and community in order to foster business success.
  • Maintaining relationships with stakeholders and organizing an event etc.
  • Bring closer to the office of Development prospects for endowments and other naming opportunities
  • Bring opportunities from the corporates and partners like career opportunities, sponsorship opportunities, scholarships endowments, training opportunities and others




  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, or any related field
  • With a working experience of not less than 2-5 years; that is directly associated with the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Professional communication skills, both oral and written, combined with confident interpersonal skills & presence.  
  • Arabic/English language proficiency.



  • To occasionally work unsociable hours, e.g. attending evening or weekend meetings
  • Ability to work proactively using own initiative, priorities work and meet deadlines, with well-developed time management skills and demonstrable project management skills.
  • Excellent written communications skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills, for face-to-face contact at meetings.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and negotiate with a wide range of people at all levels internally and externally.





  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • No or very limited physical effort is required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • The position may entail work after duty hours, on weekends, on holidays, and in emergencies (i.e. may be subject to “on-call” responsibilities).