Guildhall School of Music & Drama
City of London, Greater London
London, Greater London
£36,060 - £40,750 per annum including London Weighting (depending on experience)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Development Manager (Organisations)

£36,060 - £40,750 per annum including London Weighting (depending on experience)

Full time (35 hours per week), Permanent

Ref: GS561


The Guildhall School of Music & Drama is a vibrant, international community of young musicians, actors and production artists in the heart of the City of London. Founded in 1880, and located within the Barbican complex, the Guildhall School sits at the heart of one of London’s most dynamic cultural areas. We produce outstanding graduates whose talents light up stages and concert platforms throughout the world.

The Development and Alumni Relations team are looking for an experienced, confident and talented Development Manager to manage a portfolio of prospects and donors, securing major gifts in support of the Guildhall School and its work developing outstanding creative artists and artistic citizens.

The role is highly target-driven, in terms of funds secured and volume of prospect interactions. The focus will be on securing donations from trusts and foundations, corporations and livery companies. 

The successful candidate will have substantial experience of major gifts fundraising and meeting personal income targets, as well as having excellent interpersonal and communications skills, plus the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines. Experience of working with a wide variety of prospects, including those with an interest in higher education and the performing arts would be particularly welcome.

For more information, please download the job information pack.

To apply online, please click the apply button

Please note: We are also recruiting for a Development Manager (Individuals) – if you have experience relating to both areas and wish to be considered for both roles please indicate this in your supporting statement

Closing date: Thursday 5 November 2020 at 12 noon (late applications will not be accepted)

First round interviews are planned for Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 November 2020.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.



Refreshed on: 23 October 2020
Closed date: 05 November 2020
Job ref: GS561
Tags: Fundraising, Business Development