London, Greater London
£38,000 - 40,000 FTE
Permanent, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

Prospectus is excited to be supporting Create in the search for a new Head of Development to lead on fundraising strategy and implementation. Create commissions art and architecture in cities that is ambitious, purposeful and useful. They work over long-term, and in ways that can bring agency and positive impacts for local communities, the partners they work with and the artists, architects and other creative practitioners.

This position can be offered as full time, part time or a job share. The office is located in the Barbican, London and is fully accessible. You will adopt a flexible hybrid working style with a mix of office and home days per week.

As the Head of Development, you will work closely with the Directors and as part of a collaborative, talented team, to lead the development and delivery of a new fundraising strategy that will encompass corporate partnerships, high-value giving and grant funding. You will work with bid-writers and freelance experts to deliver new grant funding, and you will personal lead on building the corporate and high-net-worth pipeline as well as managing these relationships to generate primarily unrestricted income.

In order to be successful, you will have experience of fundraising within the arts/culture/heritage/higher education space at either officer or manager level with successes in fundraising from high-net-worth individuals and corporates at five figure level. You will be a champion for effective and efficient use of CRM systems. Importantly, you will be motivated to take the next step in your fundraising career with a visual, social arts organisation.

At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you with your application.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, particularly those from underrepresented groups in the visual arts sector including Black, Asian or minoritized heritage, those who have faced socio-economic barriers, those who identify as LGBTQ+, and those with disabilities. We are committed to making any reasonable adjustments to enable all interested candidates to apply.

In order to apply please submit your CV in the first instance and begin to prepare your supporting statement. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to connecting with you soon.

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Posted on: 13 October 2021
Closing date: 08 November 2021
Job ref: HQ00179587
Tags: Fundraising, Business Development
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