Recruitment: Head of Development

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Deadline: Noon, Wednesday 30th January
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About this role

This is an opportunity to apply for a senior strategic role in Sound and Music.

The successful candidate will lead the organisation’s fundraising and development activities, working closely with the Chief Executive and Trustees, as well as play a broader leadership role as a member of the senior management team.

Applications are sought from individuals with a track record in successful fundraising, and with the ambition to lead and develop the organisation’s work in this area.

Salary band: £38,000-£42,000 depending on experience

Deadline for applications: Noon, Wednesday 30th January

About Sound and Music

Sound and Music is the national charity for new music. Our vision is to create a world where new music and sound prospers, transforming lives, challenging expectations and celebrating the work of its creators. 

Our mission is to maximise the opportunities for people of all ages to create and enjoy new music.

Sound and Music has three overarching, interconnected and equally weighted aims that shape its activity:

  • Support and promote a diverse range of talented composers
  • Enrich the experience of a significantly larger national audience for experimental new music
  • Nurture and promote the musical creativity and compositional skills of children and young people

Sound and Music’s work includes composer and artist development, audience development, education, touring, campaigning and advocacy, information and advice and network building.

Sound and Music champions new music and the work of British composers and artists, seeking to ensure that they are at the heart of cultural life and enjoyed by many. 

How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV plus a supporting letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the Job Description, using specific examples where possible. There is no word limit, but candidates are encouraged to be as concise as possible.

These should be sent to Wendy Attewell:

Applications must be received by noon, Wednesday 30th January 2019

Interviews will be held on the 8th February at Somerset House

We would also be grateful if you could complete and submit an anonymous Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form via this link.

This data is collected so that Sound and Music can better monitor, report and evaluate who is applying to work with us.

Data within the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form is stored separately from your Application Form and completely anonymised.

You can view the Job Description here 

Please also complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form 

Sound and Music is an Equal Opportunities employer

To Apply

Download the Job Description here 

Please also complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

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