Development Manager (copy)

The Postal Musuem
London (Greater)
£42,000 p.a pro rata (£16,800 p.a based on 14 hours per week)
Closing date
22 Jul 2022

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Fundraising, Community Fundraising, Corporate Fundraising, Major Donor/ Gifts, Legacies Fundraising, Statutory Fundraising, Supporter Development, Trusts & Foundations
Arts / Culture
Part Time
Contract Type
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The successful candidate will be an experienced fundraiser who can support the museum primarily to identify and grow individual giving opportunities and nurture existing relationships, including with our Patrons, Sponsor a Sleeper supporters and key HNWI. This will include prospect research and the development of a new phase of the successful Sponsor a Sleeper campaign.

Responsibility for Trusts and Foundations is devolved across teams and the post will support colleagues, particularly in the Learning and Access teams, with research and best practice to secure grants of various sizes from trusts and foundations for our education, community and public programmes and report on their success to funders.

The post reports to the Head of Marketing and Communications and, as the sole fundraising specialist at the museum, will act as an adviser to the Executive Team on strategic decisions.  

As an employee of The Postal Museum, you will enjoy a wide range of benefits, including – but not limited to – a generous pension scheme, flexible working, cycle to work scheme and interest free season ticket loan.

The Postal Museum is absolutely committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. We value diversity and lived experience, and acknowledge the underrepresentation of people from certain backgrounds, both within our organisation and across the sector. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups, whether these be of ethnicity, gender, identity, religion, physical ability, sexual orientation or other


Further  information for this position and instructions on how to apply, please complete an application form which can be found on our website at:

Please return your completed application to or Human Resources, The Postal Museum, 15-20 Phoenix Place, London, WC1X 0DA.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we regret we will not be able to respond personally to applicants who are not short-listed. If you have not heard from us within three weeks from the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE: 10am, Monday 18th July 2022

INTERVIEWS:    week commencing 25 July 2022

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