The Ivors Academy Trust educates, develops and inspires songwriters and composers – creating new opportunities and nurturing the next generation of Ivor Novello Award winners. We are the charity of The Ivors Academy, the UK’s independent professional association for music creators. We are a community of diverse, talented songwriters and composers across all styles. Their talent creates the music that the world loves.
Work under the leadership of the CEO to initiate and begin to develop a portfolio 5-figure+ donations, grants and sponsorships from statutory sources, trusts and foundations, businesses and individuals to support the aims and impact of the Trust.
Postholder will work closely and quickly with colleagues to understand which projects need funding and present them to funders most likely to support. This will require the post holder having a current, in-depth knowledge of donors, trusts, statutory funders and businesses which have an interest in supporting music education and career development.
Postholder will use their experience and live fundraising applications to ensure our CRM system is be used efficiently for coordinating fundraising and donor relationship management.
Postholder will also work closely with Trustees, inspiring and supporting their fundraising efforts, and preparing regular prospect and income reports for management and Trust meetings.
Postholder will ensure that donors/supporters/partners are kept at the core of everything we do.
Beyond this short-term assignment, our hope is for the candidate to be successful in raising funds quickly from donors and organizations with funding immediately available so that we may secure resources for a long-term fundraising role.
Send cover letter and CV highlighting your experience relevant to this role. Please list 3 recent examples of major fundraising success and what might you reasonably expect to achieve in this short-term assignment
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.