Development Manager
3 days per week
Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 (pro rata) per annum depending on experience

Chisenhale Gallery seeks to appoint an energetic, highly motivated team player with a desire to contribute to the gallery’s next phase of development. 

As a key member of Chisenhale Gallery’s small team, the Development Manager works closely with the Director and Deputy Director, primarily to develop and maintain Chisenhale Gallery’s Benefactors’ Programme, which since it was established in 2009, has pioneered the development of individual giving within the small-scale gallery sector.

The Development Manager is responsible for maintaining relationships with existing donors and actively engaging new benefactors, as well as working closely with the Director and Deputy Director to devise and implement the overall fundraising strategy.

The Development Manager is responsible for devising and managing fundraising and cultivation events at the gallery and offsite with support from the Operations & Development Assistant, including the annual Patrons’ dinner and regular exhibition preview dinners and friends’ events. The Development Manager also liaises with artists and external organisations on the programming of benefactor cultivation events.

In addition the Development Manager actively develops and manages relationships with corporate sponsors, devising proposals and inputting on strategy with the Director and Deputy Director.

The post requires working to clear fund-raising targets reviewed on a quarterly basis. The Development Manager is line managed by the Director. 
The post is based at the gallery for a minimum of one day per week, with an additional two days per week working from home and / or attending off-site meetings. A flexible approach to working is essential.

Click here for details of how to apply and to download the full Job Description

Deadline for receiving applications: 10am on Tuesday 26 August 2014

Provisional interview date: Friday 12 September 2014


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