Fundraising Officer

Oldham, Greater Manchester
19 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join our busy theatre at a time of significant development. This is a full time post on a fixed term until March 2020.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Capital Project

  • To assist in the co-ordination of fundraising activity;
  • Provide support and facilitate the Fundraising Campaign Team;
  • Create and manage a donors database to include both prospective and existing donors;
  • Support fundraising events and correspondence with donors;
  • Assist in the co-ordination of the public giving campaign;

Individual Giving

  • Manage sponsorship of seats and point of sale donations;
  • Maintain strong relationships with existing supporters and identify opportunities for increasing their engagement;
  • Manage the Coliseum Friends’ scheme and maximise the potential for lower level individual giving;

Trusts and Foundations

  • Work with a Bid Writer to identify potential income streams from trusts and foundations; co-ordinate applications, acknowledgements, reports and communications;
  • Work with other Coliseum departments to develop innovative and unique funding proposals;
  • Develop an overview of existing and potential funders patterns and interests;


  • Develop an overview of the artistic programme and suggest related fundraising opportunities
  • Support the co-ordination of a range of fundraising events; manage allocation of tickets and ensure relevant staff and volunteers are fully briefed

Salary: £20,412

Closing date:  Wednesday 12 July
Interviews will be held: week commencing Monday 17 July

For more information or an informal conversation about the role please email Alternatively download an application pack from our website: or telephone 0161 785 7007.