Major Gifts Manager

We are looking for a Major Gifts Manager to join us. 

This is an exciting opportunity to play a crucial role in the theatre’s recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic, building on our successful major donor fundraising programme. As the key relationship manager for a portfolio of some of our closest and passionate supporters, the Major Gifts Manager makes a vital contribution to this growing income stream. By identifying, cultivating, soliciting and securing major gifts of £25,000 and more, and working collaboratively across the department with other fundraising teams, there is lots of scope to build on your existing fundraising experience to develop an engaged and generous portfolio of major donors.    

The successful candidate will have the following:    

  • Confident, curious, articulate and persuasive, both orally and in writing 
  • Experience in a fundraising capacity, with a successful track record of meeting targets and personally soliciting and securing philanthropic gifts
  • Evidence of relationship management to proactively develop a portfolio of prospects employing creative strategies to engage them 
  • Evidence of ability to write persuasively, and experience of creating compelling fundraising materials
  • Excellent and proven organisational ability working in a fast-paced environment

If that sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you! 

The closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is: Monday 7 February 2022, at 12 Noon 

For further queries please email  

We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of society and welcome applications from everyone. 

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for our vacancies. 

HR Department 202

Hours: 35

Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time

Department: Development (Fundraising)

Pay Range: £37,000 - 40,000 per annum, depending on experience

Closing Date: 12pm, Monday 7 February 2022

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