Fundraising Manager

Salary Band 6 - £30,435 - £32,972 per annum

Full-time permanent role

The Point Eastleigh is owned and managed by Eastleigh Borough Council. Our Vision is to Move People whether that be emotionally or physically. We place our audiences at the heart of everything we do, enriching lives through inspirational experiences. We are a regional powerhouse for contemporary dance, theatre and combined arts, presenting bold, innovative and inspirational new work. Engaging thousands of participants each year, we teach skills, raise aspirations and inspire the next generation, developing Eastleigh as a creative community.

If you like the idea of working to challenging fundraising targets and enabling communities to continue to benefit from the extraordinary arts and cultural activities that we offer, we would love to hear from you.

Based at The Point, Eastleigh you will be responsible for the planning and delivery of innovative and creative fundraising opportunities for The Point and Council’s wider Arts and Culture service. Ultimately leading to securing our vision to Move People within our communities.

The main duties of the role are:

  • Develop and deliver action plans for fundraising that will achieve agreed targets towards the venue’s capital and revenue fundraising campaigns
  • Support the setting and delivery of fundraising forecasts and budgets and be responsible for preparing and delivering fundraising operational plans

To be successful you will have:

  • A proven track record of fundraising, some of which must have been spent working on a major fundraising campaign or period of significant fundraising growth, preferably within the arts and culture sector
  • A demonstrable track record of securing five or six figure donations from trusts and foundations, individuals and/or corporate supporters
  • Experience of developing and delivering fundraising strategies
  • Proven track record of securing corporate sponsorship
  • Experience of monitoring, reporting and forecasting against plans and budgets
  • Experience of representing an organisation to key supporters, funders and stakeholders 

If you are excited by this opportunity and feel you have the skills, experience and attitude we are looking for we would love to hear from you. At Eastleigh, we are committed to supporting and developing all our staff and creating a culture that is inclusive, innovative and enjoyable. We offer a good range of benefits and facilities.

  • Local Government pension scheme (defined benefits scheme)
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Flexible working scheme
  • Places Leisure, Eastleigh – 30% off Full Membership
  • Excellent working environment
  • Good work life balance

Closing date:           7 February 2020

Interview date:        To be confirmed