Supporter Engagement Manager

Discipline: Development (Fundraising)
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £35,000
Contact email:
Job ref: 006884
Published: 27 days ago
Expiry date: 08 Apr 2024 17:00

We are looking for a Supporter Engagement Manager to join the National Theatre Development Team.


The purpose of the role


The Supporter Engagement Manager is a new and exciting role within the National Theatre’s fundraising team. The successful candidate will curate a range of regular and bespoke engagement opportunities to introduce new supporters to the National Theatre. They will also be responsible for developing engaging fundraising proposals that inspire major gifts from businesses, individuals and trusts to the National Theatre’s Stories Start Here campaign.


The role requires effective collaboration with colleagues across the Development team and the National Theatre, as well as strong writing ability and the creativity to develop exciting and engaging cultivation opportunities.


The successful candidate will have the following: 

  • Experience of working in a successful fundraising environment
  • Brilliant written communication skills
  • An understanding of donor engagement strategies and events
  • Experience of working with a customer relations management system
  • Self-motivated and proactive with ability to manage own times.

If that sounds like you, this may be the role for you!

Download the Job Description here.


Working with us will give you…

  • Complimentary staff tickets for shows and NT Talks and Events, subject to availability and policy.

  • Discounts in the NT’s bars, cafes, restaurants, and bookshop, as well as in local businesses (from Wagamama to local childcare providers & gyms on and around the South Bank)

  • Access to interest-free season ticket loan and Cyclescheme partnership

  • Pension schemes with Legal & General and NEST

  • Sabbatical option, subject to agreement and policy

  • Generous sick pay

  • Family-friendly employer with supporting policies

  • Hybrid and flexible working, subject to agreement and policy

  • Training and Development Programme via e-learning platform, and specialist in-person training relating to role.

  • On-site Occupational Health and welfare support

  • Free-to-access Employee Assistance Programme, enabling counselling and mental wellbeing support, financial and legal advice, and advice on caring responsibilities.

  • On-site staff canteen and bar

  • Staff networks including Amplified: The Ethnically Diverse Network; Disability Staff Network; LGBTQ+ Network; Parents and Parents & Carers Network

  • The NT is also a member of Parents and Carers in the Performing Arts (PiPA)

Please note 


The closing date for the receipt of a completed application is Monday 8th April  2024 at 5:00pm.


We support and encourage people from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skill sets to join us and help shape what we do. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for our vacancies.


If you would like to speak to someone about any adjustments or have any questions you can email and we will be in touch with you to make the necessary arrangements.


People Department 2024