Association of British Orchestras

Head of Development Operations

Royal College of Music £48,010 - £54,997 per annum Closing date 26 February 2020
Job reference number: 401-20

Founded in 1882, The Royal College of Music (RCM) is one of the world's greatest conservatoires. Our excellence was recognised by the 2019 QS World University Rankings, in which we ranked as the top institution for performing arts in the UK for the fourth consecutive year. The RCM also achieved an overall rating of gold for its outstanding teaching and learning provision for undergraduates in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

Reporting to the Director of Development & Alumni Engagement, and working closely with other senior DAE colleagues, the post-holder will play a crucial role in the strategic development of DAE, especially at this hugely exciting period of the More Music Campaign. You will maximise the impact of RCM’s relationships with donors, Friends, and Alumni through the creation and implementation of strategies, systems, and reporting; helping build appropriate and lasting relationships at all levels. You will possess:

• Demonstrable prospect research and database management experience
• Experience of budget and KPI setting and monitoring
• Experience and knowledge of the principles of effective stewardship
• Experience of effectively leading a small team & forging meaningful relationships

A sound knowledge of Gift Aid and other tax-effective giving mechanisms, along with experience of working within a fundraising campaign, would be highly desirable.

This post is offered on a permanent, full-time, basis and is available from early March.

For full details of this position please read the Applicant Information Pack, available to download from the RCM website

To apply, please complete our 1) Application form and 2) Equal Opportunities form (available to download from the RCM website) and submit in Word or PDF format by email to the address below.

CVs without an application form will not be accepted. Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number when submitting your application.

The RCM is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment for all our staff, students and visitors.

Contact details
020 7591 4782

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