The Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove City Council

Development Manager

The Royal Pavilion & Museums is looking for a Development Manager to secure funding to support the exhibitions, learning and engagement, conservation and restoration work of the Royal Pavilion and Museums

Salary: £30,785 - £33,437 per annum
Terms: Full Time, Fixed Term until 31 March 2018
Job Number: B&H02425

The Royal Pavilion & Museums is looking for a Development Manager to secure funding to support the exhibitions, learning and engagement, conservation and restoration work of the Royal Pavilion and Museums (RPM) and, in particular, to help raise the match-funding needed to support a major capital development/restoration project on the Royal Pavilion Estate. This will include managing and growing the Trusts and Foundations Programme and helping to secure major funding from Individual donors.

The role is funded by Arts Council England and is fixed term until 31 March 2018.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Deliver the long-term strategy for securing the funding needed for a £5-10 million capital campaign from HLF, Trusts and Foundations and individual donors, in partnership with the Head of Fundraising.
  • Secure support from Trusts and Foundations for wider elements of RPM’s work, including conservation, restoration, exhibitions, acquisitions and outreach projects.
  • Be accountable to funders for adherence to the terms and conditions of the funding giving, showing the impact of their support and building the long-term relationship with RPM.
  • Work with the trustees of the Royal Pavilion & Museums Foundation and RPM’s Leadership Team to cultivate and steward existing and potential supporters, and to respond to opportunities to support RPM’s work as they arise.
  • Maintain full and up to date knowledge of strategic funding developments changes for all the key Funding Bodies, Trust and Foundations and across the National Arts fundraising sector.
  • Develop and support major Projects in partnership with other Arts providers in the City.
  • To develop practices within the directorate/division that uphold and develop the principals of the City Council’s Equality in Employment Policy and the Equalities Policy in relation to staff and to service provision.
  • To work within and actively promote the City Council’s Equalities and Equality in Employment Policies in relation to service delivery and staff management.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

For further information please contact Janita Bagshawe, Head of Royal Pavilion & Museums on 01273 29 2840 or janita.bagshawe@brighton-hove.gov.uk

To apply:

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Brighton & Hove City Council does not accept CVs or resumes.

Closing date: 28 April 2017.

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