Development Officer Vacancy

Posted on 17/07/2019 in Vacancies

Working Hours: Full-Time
Salary: £22,000–£25,000
Works To: Director of External Relations
Line Management: Philanthropy Manager (Trusts and Foundations)
Key Internal Relationships: Director of Operations, Head of MarComms, Finance Manager

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well established and highly regarded company whose mission is to change the lives of young people through the arts. You will be working with a small, experienced team of Development professionals helping to raise funds for Wac Arts from Trusts and Foundations and individuals. It is a varied role, and you will gain invaluable experience in helping to deliver a comprehensive campaign to support our arts activities and the refurbishment of our Grade 2 listed venue.

The role requires someone to have experience of development and fundraising with some knowledge of the funding climate for charities and arts organisations. You will thrive on building relationships with funding organisations and individuals and have excellent communication and organisational skills. Importantly, you will be excited by the work we do and have the initiative and energy to deal with issues creatively.

A satisfactory DBS clearance is required for this role.

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To apply, please send a CV and a covering statement to Genevieve Corben ( If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Laura Gray ( to arrange a suitable time.

Applications should be received by 1 August. First interviews will be held week commencing 12 August.

Wac Arts

Wac Arts Company No. 1158819
Registered Charity No. 267043