Festivals Development Manager

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Worcester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Aug 2019
Closes
24 Sep 2019
Sectors
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking a creative Festivals Development Manager to lead on all aspects of income generation for our clients Festivals Programme within The Arches - Worcester Project.

Position: Festivals Development Manager

Location: Worcester

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: GBP30,000 per annum offered on a PAYE basis equally we will consider applications on a self-employed basis

Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 31st January 2022

Benefits: 25 days per annum (plus Bank Holidays), company pension scheme, discounted and free tickets for Severn Arts events and activities, free parking, modern spacious office, career progression within the sector.

Closing Date: 20th September

Interview Date: 1st October

The Arches - Worcester will transform eight railway arches between Foregate Street Station and the riverside into a brand new cultural destination.

The Role

The Festival Development Manager's role it to create and deliver a Development Strategy and Fundraising Plan for the Festivals Programme within The Arches - Worcester Project, in order to maximise income from a range of sources to ensure the Programme is self-sustaining by the end of the Project.

This includes:

-Developing and implementing an income generation plan.
-Developing high quality proposals, tenders, and bids.
-Working with the Festivals Director to manage the festivals budget.
-Maximising sponsorship opportunities.
-Managing and developing relationships with funders, businesses and private donors.
-Produce and present update reports for and to the Project Board.

About You

As Festivals Development Manager, you will have a strong track record of income generation and creating sustainable projects, bringing with you:

-Experience of fundraising.
-Experience of project management, from conception through to completion.
-Experience of working with businesses on sponsorship packages.
-Experience of innovative and creative income generation ideas.
-Up-to-date knowledge of current income generation legal requirements.
-Evidence of good influencing and negotiation skills.

If you have not heard from us by 6pm on Wednesday 25th September, you may assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview.

In return...

This is an exciting opportunity to work for an organisation that is passionate about music and the arts and their power to transform and enrich lives. If you want to work for an organisation where its more than just a job and you have the skills they are looking for, then we want to hear from you! With a great benefits package, this truly is an amazing opportunity!

About the Organisation

Our client is a leading arts and music education charity in Worcestershire. They provide music education in and out of school and lead arts development for the county, meaning more artistic activity for communities.

You may also be interested in this role if you have worked in areas such as Fundraising, Fundraiser, Events Fundraiser, Community Fundraiser, Festival, Festivals, Income Generation, Business Development Manager, Funding Development Manager

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