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Alumni and Development

MMU Originals project

Managing and delivering the University’s Alumni and Development strategy, the team is responsible for:

  • running the MMU Alumni Association – which includes promoting the Association to alumni, negotiating new membership offers and discounts and dealing with members’ enquiries;
  • co-ordinating communications to alumni – including monthly e-bulletins, postcard inserts, Success mailings;
  • promoting alumni and development activity via the web;
  • dealing with alumni event/reunion requests;
  • managing the alumni database and responding to MMU staff alumni data enquiries;
  • managing MMU’s fundraising activity – including The MMU Fund, corporate giving, staff giving and legacy giving;
  • managing MMU’s ‘Ambassadors’ programme;
  • co-ordinating the World-Class Professional Dinners;
  • co-ordinating MMU’s sponsorship activity; and
  • managing the MMU Originals online shop


Rachel Charnock
Alumni Marketing and Development Manager
+44 (0)161 247 3402

Sophia McNeill
Development Manager
+44 (0)161 247 3326

Amy Thompson
Alumni Marketing Officer
+44 (0)161 247 3328

Kate Pinnock
Alumni Marketing Co-ordinator
+44 (0)161 247 6089

Matt Thompson
Alumni Marketing Assistant
+44 (0)161 247 3323