Trusts and Foundations Officer

Discipline: Development (Fundraising)
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000
Contact email:
Job ref: 007507
Published: 14 days ago
Expiry date: 03 Jun 2024 17:00

We are looking for a Trusts and Foundations Officer to join the National Theatre Development Team.


The purpose of the role


The purpose of the role is to develop and manage a portfolio of trust supporters (typically up to £10,000) that donate towards a range of innovative and impactful programmes at the National Theatre. The post-holder will also provide support to the Trusts and Foundations team, assisting with all aspects of the grant fundraising process, including research, data, events, and communication with supporters.


The successful candidate will have the following: 

  • Excellent written communication, with creative and persuasive writing skills and proof-reading ability
  • Evidence of strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Good understanding of donor motivations and history of building relationships with people face to face, over email and/or over the phone
  • Strong IT skills and data management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management, and organisation

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 3rd June 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