Association of British Orchestras

Head of Philanthropy

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain c. £50,000 dependent on experience Closing date 11 April 2023
The National Youth Orchestra is the UK’s leading organisation championing orchestral music as a powerful agent for teenage development. We activate teenagers’ confidence, optimism, and abilities to play their part in the world today, through orchestral music.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and ambitious fundraiser to join our team as Head of Philanthropy. This is a new role in the organisation, overseeing major giving, trusts and foundations, corporate sponsorship and legacies. You would be joining us at a crucial time as we embark on our Open Up strategy which has huge potential to unlock new areas of philanthropic giving. With a new brand identity and CRM database coming on stream later in 2023, you will have a strong foundation for success.

The successful candidate will have a passion for helping young people fulfil their potential and be enthusiastic about seeing the impact that their work has on teenage musicians across the UK. As well as being able to create compelling proposals and bids, you will be highly organised, collaborative and entrepreneurial, able to build strong relationships and understand the importance of exceptional donor care.

You would be joining a supporting, friendly and dynamic staff team who are passionate about music and young people. The role is based at NYO’s spacious and light offices near Holborn in central London and hybrid working is standard. The role will engage with NYO's UK-wide concerts and activities. NYO offers a season ticket loan scheme, cycle-to-work scheme, health cash plan and a 24/7 counselling and support helpline.

Please visit our website to download the application pack.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 11 April at 10am.

Contact details
020 7189 8118
10 Great Turnstile, London, WC1V 7JU

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