Association of British Orchestras

Development Manager

London Sinfonietta £32,000-35,000 per annum depending on experience Closing date 13 July 2022
The London Sinfonietta is one of the world’s leading contemporary music ensembles. Resident at Southbank Centre and Artistic Associate at Kings Place, the London Sinfonietta has worked with many of the greatest living creators and interpreters of new music. Our mission is to engage wider audiences in new music, support the growth of individuals and communities, and develop talent.

The Development Manager leads on the development and delivery of fundraising activity for the organisation. Working with the Chief Executive & Artistic Director and colleagues, the role will be responsible for generating in the region of £275,000-£300,000 per annum, comprising mainly Trusts and Foundations grant income and a smaller proportion of individual giving and corporate support. The role will also oversee the management of our small but dedicated group of supporters, cultivating new donors and progressing various opportunities for income generation for the organisation.

This is a hands-on, exciting role and a fantastic opportunity to develop fundraising skills across a broad portfolio in a supportive environment. Training will be offered for those areas that may be unfamiliar for the candidate such as in Tessitura CRM system. The role will also liaise closely with our freelance Fundraising Consultant who can support occasional larger strategic funding applications.

Salary: £32,000 - 35,000 per annum, depending on experience, full time permanent role (35 hrs per week)

Please visit for further details, to download the Job description and application form. To apply for this position, send a completed Application Form to

All applicants must also complete the online Equality and Diversity form which can be accessed via the link on the website.

For any queries or if you would like to have an informal chat about the role before applying, please contact Frances Bryant, General Manager (

The closing date for applications is midnight on Wednesday 13 July 2022

First round interviews likely to take place on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st July 2022

Second round interviews – to be confirmed as required

Contact details
Kings Place
90 York Way
London N1 9AG

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