Development Manager, The English Concert
Salary: c. £35,000 depending on experience
The English Concert is recognised as one of the world’s great chamber orchestras and has been at the forefront of period instrument performance for over 40 years. We are working now to build a new future for the orchestra to ensure we can continue to share exceptional musical experiences. We are a small team who work closely together and support each other as necessary.
The Development Manager will secure new income across all income streams including trusts and foundations and relevant public sector funds and develop the existing members and patrons programme to increase support across all levels of membership. Working closely with the Chief Executive, Trustees and Development Committee, the post-holder will expand our prospect pipeline, focusing resources and prioritising areas with the greatest impact and maintaining the highest level of donor stewardship and communications at all times.
The ideal candidate will have experience as a front-line fundraiser with a proven record of cultivating gifts, ‘making the ask’ up to four figures. An excellent track record of stewardship and building relationships with donors as well as experience of following through individual donor approaches will be needed. Knowledge, skills and abilities required include excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills, strong IT and organisational skills and ability as a confident communicator with meticulous attention to detail.
How to apply
A candidate brief on The English Concert website contains full details of how to apply. The preferred method of application is online at the address above with a CV and covering letter in support of your application.
The closing date for application is midnight on 4th October.
Interviews will be held on the 16th and 19th October.