Development Manager

Overview

We are looking for a proactive and hardworking individual with experience of working in fundraising and development within the not-for-profit sector.  You will be an excellent communicator with strong negotiating skills and a good understanding of both Corporate Social Responsibility and donor cultivation. You should be a good team player and willing to work within the Foundling Museum’s growing Development Team.

Description

Reporting to: Head of Development

Purpose of role: To develop and manage at least £300,000 of income with the support of the team in the first year from corporate partnerships, high net worth individuals and visitors.

Type of contract: Fixed term: 2 years

Working pattern: Full time, Monday – Friday, 10:00 – 18:00

Salary: 24,500-28,000, depending on experience

 

We are looking for a proactive and hardworking individual with experience of working in fundraising and development within the not-for-profit sector.  You will be an excellent communicator with strong negotiating skills and a good understanding of both Corporate Social Responsibility and donor cultivation. You should be a good team player and willing to work within the Foundling Museum’s growing Development Team.

 

In return the Foundling Museum can offer you:

  • 25 days annual leave (pro rata for part time staff)
  • You will be eligible to join a group contributory pension scheme 6 months after your start date, (and when probation has been successfully completed)
  • Discount from the Museum Café and in Museum Shop
  • Option to participate in the Fair Care Childcare Voucher scheme

 

Background

The Foundling Museum explores the history of the Foundling Hospital, the UK’s first children’s charity, and celebrates the ways in which artists of all disciplines have helped to improve children’s lives for over 275years. Our programme of regular public events includes exhibitions, displays, weekly lunchtime concerts, talks, performances, workshops and drop-in family activities.

 

To apply: Please send the following to Miss Kathryn Wilson at the Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London, WC1N 1AZ or email kathryn@foundlingmuseum.org.uk

  • A covering letter outlining  your suitability for the post
  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae
  • An indication of your availability for interview on Monday 29 September

 

Closing date: 17:00, Friday 19 September 

Interviews: Monday 29 September // Possible second round interviews a week later

Closing Date

Friday, 19 September 2014

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To apply for this job, please email hazel@foundlingmuseum.org.uk.