Head of Philanthropy (Maternity Cover)

Up to £75,000 per annum
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Job description

For over 150 years we have been fulfilling our vision of inspiring artists and audiences worldwide with the magic of the iconic Royal Albert Hall; creating life-enriching, unforget experiences for everyone. Hosting 390 events a year in the main auditorium and more than 800 in other smaller spaces, the Royal Albert Hall stands true to its original purpose of promoting the Arts and Sciences.

As a charity, the Hall is dedicated to maintaining the Grade I listed building and giving access to all.Philanthropy is central to the Hall's operations, and we are seeking a high achieving Head of Philanthropy (maternity cover), with significant experience of fundraising, to oversee the Philanthropy effort at the Royal Albert Hall. The Head of Philanthropy (maternity cover) will have a particular focus on delivering strategy, leading the Hall's capital appeal, increasing major donor fundraising and managing an engaged and active fundraising team. They will work closely with current and prospective donors, senior stakeholders such as the Board of Trustees, and other Hall teams including Marketing and Communications, Programming, Engagement, Hospitality and Partnerships and Front of House.

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience and capability of successfully leading Philanthropy teams and securing major (five to six-figure+) donations for charities. They will also have exceptional pitching and negotiation skills, with demonstrated ability to influence and persuade at the highest level, and an understanding of the commercial ment.

Please note that due to operational and rostering limitations, the Hall is not able to accommodate any new arrangements for holding more than one position. Therefore if you currently work at the Hall and are successful in being recruited for this role, you would be unable to continue working in your existing role. Please see the recruitment pack for more details about the role see the link: https://jobs.royalalberthall.com/vacancies/618/head-of-philanthropy-maternity-cover.html. The closing date for all applications is midday on Tuesday 4 April 2023. Interviews will take place week commencing 17th April 2023.The Royal Albert Hall is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive ment in which everyone can thrive. We encourage candidates from all cultures and backgrounds to apply.

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