Association of British Orchestras

Trusts and Foundations Manager

London Symphony Orchestra £28,000 - £32,000 per annum, dependent on experience. Closing date 04 May 2022
The London Symphony Orchestra’s Development Department raise over £3 million per year in support of the organisation’s activities both in the UK and internationally. With ambitious plans to grow income over the coming three years, we are looking to appoint a successful and self-motivated fundraising professional to the role of Trusts and Foundations Manager. Working closely with the Head of Strategic Funding and Grants & Proposals Co-ordinator, the Trusts and Foundations Manager will play a central role within the LSO’s Development Department, developing and implementing the trusts and foundations strategy in order to generate income from grant-giving organisations. The post-holder will work closely with senior members of the LSO staff team, Development Board and Advisory Council, in order to cultivate and maintain relationships with new and existing funders – including charitable trusts and foundations, livery companies, corporate foundations and statutory funders.

With opportunities to fundraise towards a diverse range of education and community activities, as well as new music commissions, audience development initiatives, infrastructure, and capital projects at LSO St Luke’s, the role will provide substantial opportunity for professional development within a world-leading cultural organisation.

Led by Music Director Sir Simon Rattle, the LSO is one of the world’s leading orchestras, presenting over 70 concerts in London each year through its residency at the Barbican. The LSO is set apart from other international orchestras by the strength of its commitment to music education, reaching over 60,000 people annually through its award-winning education and community programme, LSO Discovery. The LSO also manages its own record label (LSO Live), leads boundary-pushing initiatives in the field of digital engagement (LSO Play), and runs its own venue and music education centre at the heart of its inner-London community (LSO St Luke’s).

Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 per annum, dependant on experience.

This role is offered on a full time, permanent basis.

For full details about the role and how to apply, please visit the LSO website.

Deadline for receipt of applications: 10:00am on Wednesday 4 May 2022. First-round interviews will be held on Monday 9 May and Tuesday 10 May 2022.

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