Job Description

This is a new position to support the Head of Development to deliver Hackney Empire’s fundraising strategy and grow our charitable income across all streams.

Working closely with the Head of Development, the successful candidate will aim to expand Hackney Empire’s income through supporting current fundraising activities as well as identifying and researching new sources of funding. Responsibilities will include managing and growing the membership schemes; researching and contributing to applications to trusts and foundations and supporting the development of Corporate partnerships.

This role will work closely across Hackney Empire’s departments, particularly with the Marketing and Learning and Participation teams. We are looking for a highly organised, enterprising and personable individual, passionate about the arts and about providing creative opportunities for young people from a range of backgrounds.

This role will suit candidates with some fundraising, sales and/or administrative experience and good writing ability. We welcome applications from people with transferable skills who bring determination and experience built up in other areas.

To find out more about the role, please download our Recruitment Pack (PDF) here, download our Recruitment Pack (Large print Word document) here, or via the links below.

To apply: Please send your CV and a covering letter (no more than two sides of A4) setting out your interest in the role and examples of how you meet the person specification to [email protected] with the reference ‘HEDO’ as the subject line.

Please also send us a completed equal opportunities monitoring form, which you can download below, with your application. This form is for statistical purposes only and will not be used in the assessment of your application.

If you need any of our recruitment documents in a different format, please email [email protected] or call 020 8985 2424 and we will send them over to you.