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Development Manager Trust and Foundations, Programmes


Opportunity type:Permanent, Full-time 

Working hours:36 hours per week 

Salary:£33,106 per annum 


Closing date:08 July 2022 at midnight 

The Development Major Gifts team is responsible for Programmes, Strategic Projects, Public Sector and Legacy fundraising as well as best in class stewardship of major Tate supporters.

This crucial role in the Programmes team will lead on Tate’s relationships with trusts and foundations, maximising income for Tate’s programme of exhibitions, learning, conservation and other key projects by building and maintaining relationships with trusts and foundations to deliver ambitious fundraising targets.

You’ll have proven experience of fundraising, donor development, or relationship management to secure gifts at the four-five figure gift level, while delivering an outstanding level of donor stewardship and maintaining a network of contacts. You will put to use an understanding of trusts and foundations and their priorities to find opportunities for support that align with Tate’s vision, driving forward productive donor relationships. You will be able to produce a compelling case for support, making the most of interpersonal skills to communicate in a number of different ways, but particularly in writing. Your strong project management skills will see you able to effectively manage a busy work load while collaborating with colleagues with an eye for detail throughout.

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If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please apply online. Please also refer to our Guidance Notes that can be found below.

Successful candidates will have access to a range of benefits, including 25 days annual leave entitlement, rising to 27 days pro rata after 3 years of service; an extra day off for your birthday each year; a cycle to work scheme; opportunities for blended and flexible working; free access to Tate exhibitions and other museums and galleries; Life Assurance; and a ‘Defined Contribution’ pension scheme with generous employer contributions. Successful candidates who are already members of the Civil Service Pension Scheme or have recently left the scheme may be eligible to remain as members of this scheme instead.

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