Latest Job Vacancies with York Museums Trust

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Head of Fundraising and Advocacy

FTE Salary: £45,960 – £51,705 (extending to £53,141 for exceptional candidates) 
Actual Salary: £25,576 – £31,023 (extending to £31,884.60)
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Part Time – 22.2 hours per week

York Museums Trust (YMT) is an independent charitable Trust with the vision To work together with audiences and communities to inspire, to share and to care for cultural heritage. YMT has responsibility for York Art Gallery, York Castle Museum, Yorkshire Museum and Gardens and York St Mary’s with the collections belonging to the city, all of which are designated nationally important and cover Art, Science, History and Archaeology.

York Museums Trust has been developing its fundraising capacity over recent years and is now ready to go to the next level with a team in place. YMT has just launched a new patrons scheme and successfully fundraised for a major acquisition of the Ryedale Bronzes. We are looking for someone to build on this success and make a significant impact on our grant income and reputation with larger funders and organisations.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced fundraiser to develop and deliver our fundraising strategy, taking responsibility for fundraising activities and acting as a strong advocate for YMT.

The successful candidate will have significant fundraising experience on a large scale, along with experience of implementing successful fundraising strategies, in particular developing new income strands and making the case for support to a range of funders including political and statutory organisations as well as individuals and foundations. You will also have the ability to lead and develop a small team of fundraisers to achieve our fundraising objectives,

As an organisation York Museums Trust is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

How to apply:

Please download the following documents:

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• your CV,
• a covering letter explaining how you meet the criteria in the Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Behaviours section of the JD, and
• the Recruitment and Equal Opportunities form

to . Applications should be submitted in a Word compatible format.

CVs can only be accepted from candidates who have permission to work in the UK. If, after applying, you have not heard from us by two weeks after the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion, as we are unable to respond to every applicant.

Dates to bear in mind…
Closing date for applications is Monday 29 November 2021 at 9am
Interviews will take place in York on Monday 13 December 2021.