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Fundraiser Trusts and Foundations

Application closing date:

With fundraising underway for the Capital Project which will take Ovalhouse into a new building in the centre of Brixton. We are now looking to appoint a talented and experienced Fundraiser with experience of delivering Trusts and Foundation fundraising campaigns. You will have a proven track record of income generation against targets. The ideal candidate will have excellent written communication skills with the ability to frame a persuasive case for support for a project. You will also assemble budgets for fundraising applications and have the ability to work independently on projects and take the initiative to secure new funding. You will work with our team to support the range of performance and engagement projects that will provide a top-quality Arts and learning offer within the building and beyond.

This is one of two new development roles which will play a key part in the implementation of Ovalhouse’s fundraising activities. You will take responsibility for our funding from Trusts and Foundations within our overall Development Strategy. The post holder will take the lead on extending the prospect pool and will build excellent relationships internally and externally to enhance chances of successful long-term partnerships.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and encourage application from individuals currently underrepresented in the Arts.


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Applications must be submitted through the online portal by midday on Mon 22 July. Click HERE to apply.

You will need to:

Upload a current CV (no more than 3 pages)
Upload a covering letter, we would like you to refer to all points in the essential and desirable person specification list and write a personal statement detailing your suitability to the role (1000 words max).
Upload our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form