Association of British Orchestras

Head of Individual Giving

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment £38,000 Closing date 20 October 2022
The OAE’s Development Team raises £1m annually and the Head of Individual Giving plays an integral role in the success of the fundraising function. The successful candidate will manage the delivery of high quality stewardship and events for all supporters of the Orchestra as well as contributing to the smooth running of the Development Department. This role is an excellent opportunity for a motivated fundraiser to gain valuable experience in all areas of Development, including Trusts & Foundations, Corporate partnerships and Friends & Patrons schemes as well as furthering their understanding of our CRM system, Tessitura. The role also encompasses budget management, reporting, marketing and Box Office administration. The OAE has a loyal and generous family of supporters and this role will work closely with this important group to create and strengthen relationships at live performances both in the UK and abroad.

The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE) specialises in historically informed performance. It is governed by its players and works with its Principal Artists who include Sir Simon Rattle and Sir Mark Elder as well as soloists such as Nicola Benedetti, Roderick Williams and Gerald Finley. The Orchestra aims to bring the very best of the period music tradition to today’s audiences in performances characterised by artistry, integrity and adventure.

In 2020, we became the very first orchestra in the UK to take up residence in a school. We are immensely proud of our embedded education partnership with Acland Burghley School, and that we can share the next chapter of the OAE story with the wider Camden community.

As a forward-looking organization with an ethos of exploration, training and development, we would welcome applications for this post from those with at least 3 years’ experience in a development role at manager level who are looking to develop their career.

Contact details
Acland Burghley School
93 Burghley Road

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