Job Opportunity: National Gallery

Development Manager – Major Gifts
Salary:£34,961 to £43,807
Permanent Full-Time Contract
Closing date:6 May 2016

This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious and successful fundraising team at the National Gallery. The gallery’s Trusts and Individual Giving team plays a vital role in raising support of over £7million each year, which in turn helps to maintain and enhance the Gallery`s world-class collection for the benefit of visitors from the UK and overseas.

The Development Manager will be responsible for securing major donations from individuals who will support the Gallery in a range of ways: from p4unrestricted support to joining major donor schemes or supporting specific projects and departments. They will work closely with colleagues across the Gallery, and senior volunteers, as they steward existing supporters within their portfolio, and look to secure new major donors for the National Gallery. The successful candidate will also work closely with fellow Development Managers, the Patrons Manager, Development Officer and the Head of Trusts and Individual Giving, and work together to fulfil the teams objectives. You will play a key role in the Trusts and Individual Giving team, and in the wider Development Department.

The successful candidate will have considerable experience of developing high value relationships with donors, and have a track record of success in securing major gifts. Strong experience of fundraising from UK donors is vital, as is the ability to convey a strong case for support, both in person and in writing. Ideally there will also be experience of fundraising from overseas donors. A knowledge in and enthusiasm for the arts, and the National Gallery`s collection is desirable.

For further information and to apply, please see here.

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