Development Manager at Theatres Trust

Application closing date: 26 Jun 2024 12:00pm

Based: London/ hybrid

Salary: £45,000 – 48,000 per annum FTE

Position: Development Manager

Contract: Full time, Part time


Job description

Theatres Trust are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Development Manager to maintain and build on our successful track record in fundraising.

You will bring your experience of charity fundraising, ideally in theatre or the wider cultural sector, but this could come from a range of sectors. You will play a key role in supporting the organisation to deliver its vital advice and advocacy work for the UK’s theatres, to create exciting new programmes and to further grow our profile and reputation.

Reporting to the Director and working closely with all members of the staff team, including support from the Administrator (shared with three other managers), the Development Manager will lead on fundraising for the organisation. You will ensure we are able to maintain existing activities and grants programmes and support the development of exciting new activity strands to support and promote the UK’s vibrant network of theatres.

You will be joining at an exciting time as we deliver Theatres Fit for the Future, our new three-year strategy and as we transition to new leadership. You will also be supported by an excellent and engaged Board and Fundraising Committee. The role offers an opportunity to play a key role in supporting the three-year strategy and building on our successful fundraising track record.

We strongly encourage people with disabilities and people who are from ethnically or culturally diverse backgrounds from across the UK to apply as Theatres Trust is keen for the team and its work to be informed by and representative of the diverse communities it serves.

Salary £45,000-50,000 per year (FTE)
Full-time / Part time (minimum 3 days) – by negotiation
Central London office / hybrid working available

To apply, please download the job pack, application form and equal opportunities monitoring form from the Theatres Trust website. Once completed, please send both forms to

Deadline for applications: Midday on Wednesday 26 June.

Interviews will be held in person at our London office on Tuesday 16 July.

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