Studio Wayne McGregor is looking for a creative and pro-active Development Manager to run the Individual Giving scheme and develop a portfolio of Trust and Foundation grants.
The right candidate will be self-motivated and able to work under their own initiative, managing existing funding streams and creatively identifying new ways of attracting support, effectively working to deadlines and financial targets. They will be a flexible and lateral thinker, with excellent writing and analytical skills to produce creative and persuasive proposals for a range of stakeholders.
The Development Manager will be joining small and busy Development & Communications team, supporting Studio Wayne McGregor’s full range of varied and high-profile activity - artistic, learning & engagement, artist development, and research.
The role will focus on growing income from individuals and trusts and foundations. This will be target-driven, and will require flexibility and creativity, and the ability to prioritise a range of responsibilities. This role will suit an exceptionally methodical and organised individual with an interest in collaborative artistic practice. The right candidate will be systematic and conscientious, with strong attention to detail and an excellent command of written English. They will have demonstrable experience in a Development role, be highly personable and able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people.
The Development Manager will be joining a small but efficient fundraising team, with a yearly target of approx. £1m across individuals, trusts & foundations, Arts Council England, local authority and corporate support. The Development Manager will be self-motivated and manage their own portfolio of work and relationships, but will also work very closely with the Director of Development & Communications, and with colleagues across the whole organisation, to build creative and integrated fundraising strategies.
To Apply send a current CV (including details of 2 referees) and covering letter (no more than 2 pages A4) outlining how your skills and experience match the person specification.