Development Manager, Open Up Music


Open Up Music is looking for a full-time Development Manager - a very special opportunity to be an integral part of an organisation that is revolutionising the musical lives of young disabled people across the country.

In your role as Development Manager you will be responsible for generating new income from trusts, foundations and other grant-giving bodies, identifying new opportunities and cultivating existing and prospective relationships. You will compose engaging, dynamic applications and will ensure exceptional stewardship of trusts and foundations, providing comprehensive monitoring, evaluation and reporting. Alongside this you will develop and deliver a fundraising strategy geared to diversifying our income streams, with a particular focus on corporate and major donor supporters,

We’re looking for a skilled, motivated fundraiser with experience across fundraising streams, who thrives on building relationships. You will need creativity, versatility, confidence, positivity, proactivity, perseverance and leadership.

Working with a small group of dedicated individuals, in a young and rapidly growing organisation, this pivotal role will provide you with an opportunity to genuinely change lives.

For more information and to apply please visit

Closing date - Wednesday 24th October, 9am.

Interviews - Wednesday 31st October

Many apologies to candidates who applied, or tried to apply, by the original deadline. We have been made aware that there was an error in the email address given and so have extended the deadline.

We believe passionately in the strength that diversity brings to a team and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If you are disabled and require any adjustments to enable you to work please get in touch at, we would be very keen to discuss this with you.

We offer disabled applicants the option of requesting that your application is considered under the terms of our Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS). To be invited to interview under this scheme, your application must meet the minimum criteria for the role. If you would you like your application to be considered under the terms of our Guaranteed Interview Scheme please request this on your application form.

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