Development Manager

Third Solutions
£25000 - £30000 per annum
09 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have an entrepreneurial outlook and a flair for developing new partnerships? We are looking for a Development Manager for an incredible arts charity in Birmingham to develop new funding partnerships across broad income streams. The CompanyAn amazing arts charity that encourage widening access and participation of the arts for all of the community. With a creative an entrepreneurial outlook, they are at an exciting stage of expansion and looking for an enthusiastic fundraiser to join the team. The RoleWe are looking for a Development Manager for an incredible arts charity in Birmingham to develop new funding partnerships across broad income streams with a focus on corporate partnerships and high value donors.Provide support to the Executive Director, Artistic Director and Trustees when making asks and ensure that the most appropriate individuals are involved in key approaches and follow up. Starting from a small base of donors, identify and cultivate new donors and funding streams from all sectors, through your existing contact network and carrying out appropriate research. Develop new relationships with the corporate sector to secure financial support; starting from a position of no corporate sponsors, devise and implement corporate giving campaigns and strategies to meet annual targets drawing upon the companys international unique reputation and local social impact outputs.Prepare materials tailored for individual approaches and donors and provide monitoring information and reports as required. Develop and deliver individual and corporate giving schemes and events.Develop effective platforms and materials to communicate with donors including regular digital newsletters.Develop digital platforms such as crowdfunding around our proven outcomes, social media and new website.Populate a database with potential and actual supporters.Manage the work of the Development Co-ordinator. The CandidateDemonstrable initiative, entrepreneurship, imagination, perseverance and nerves of steel.A proven track record in connecting to wider supporters preferably in fundraisingA self- starter with demonstrable evidence of ability to work in a multi skilled and small team.Proven ability to attract and secure new support and the skills necessary to build and sustain existing and new relationshipsExperience of digital giving/crowdfunding/social media Outstanding and persuasive communication skills, both written and face to faceStrong organisational and administrative skills with a systematic approach Ability to meet and monitor ambitious targets and/or outcomesA proactive and enthusiastic approach to work IMPORTANT NOTEThis role has no set closing date and the manager is reviewing CVs on application so please do get in touch ASAP.Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you havent been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.