Philanthropy Manager

Permanent Contract

The Royal Opera House offers world-class opera, ballet, music and dance live on stage at our iconic theatre in Covent Garden, and reaches out to audiences across the UK and beyond through ROH Cinema and digital content on other platforms. It is also a charity and we could not maintain our extensive programme of artistic work, or our community and outreach projects, without the support of our philanthropists and members. As an organization we are committed to ensuring that all philanthropists and members enjoy a rewarding relationship with the Royal Opera House.

The Development and Enterprises Department is looking for an experienced Philanthropy Manager to join our Philanthropy team on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Senior Philanthropy Manager, these roles will make a significant contribution to the team through developing new initiatives and growing these important relationships.

The ideal candidate profile will be a team player, with these qualities:

-An established track record in philanthropy or fundraising for major organizations

-The ability to deliver consistently to objectives and use management processes effectively for a range of activities

-Very strong people and relationship building skills and networking and the ability to nurture contacts

-Excellent writing skills including proposals and reports to the highest professional standards and attention to detail

-Credibility as an ambassador in the area of philanthropy, able to work effectively at senior levels and communicate fluently about the work of the Royal Opera House

-Commitment to managing own learning and continuous professional development relevant to the role

We actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and value the positive impact difference has on our teams.

A full job description is available below. To apply, please scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Apply Now. For queries please contact the Human Resources Department at or 0207 212 9303 and you can also contact us if you have any access needs for making an application.

Closing Date for applications: 8.00am, Friday 2 February 2018

Applicants must have work authorization for the UK.

No agencies.

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