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Head of Development

Rambert School

Closing date: 5pm on Monday 22 April

Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance seeks a motivated and experienced Head of Development to lead fundraising at an exciting time in our organisation’s growth.

From our home in St Margarets, West London, our mission is to provide world-leading training and education in ballet and contemporary dance.

As we reach our centenary year, the new Head of Development will be responsible for driving our fundraising income to help us secure a stable financial future.  Your key fundraising priorities will include growing our bursary scheme, building our Learning and Participation offer and delivering a programme of crucial capital improvements to our site.

Reporting directly to the Principal, you will:

– Create and lead fundraising strategy across individuals, trusts, corporates and statutory bodies and at all levels of gift, meeting targets agreed each financial year

– Take the lead on donor identification and cultivation activity, working closely with the Board and Executive

– Steward all existing major donors, providing high quality account management so they continue to support the School in future

We expect that you will possess:

– Extensive experience of major donor fundraising, with demonstrable success in planning and executing capital and revenue strategies to generate 6 figure gifts

– The ability to work effectively with Boards and senior volunteers

– A strong interest in dance, the arts and higher education, and relevant knowledge of the funding landscape in these sectors

– A confident, independent approach to your work along with great team spirit and commitment to our shared vision and values.

 

Flexible hours and some home working is welcome.  Competitive salary and benefits in line with experience.

 

 

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Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance seeks a motivated and experienced Head of Development to lead fundraising at an exciting time in our organisation’s growth.

From our home in St Margarets, West London, our mission is to provide world-leading training and education in ballet and contemporary dance.

As we reach our centenary year, the new Head of Development will be responsible for driving our fundraising income to help us secure a stable financial future.  Your key fundraising priorities will include growing our bursary scheme, building our Learning and Participation offer and delivering a programme of crucial capital improvements to our site.

Reporting directly to the Principal, you will:

– Create and lead fundraising strategy across individuals, trusts, corporates and statutory bodies and at all levels of gift, meeting targets agreed each financial year

– Take the lead on donor identification and cultivation activity, working closely with the Board and Executive

– Steward all existing major donors, providing high quality account management so they continue to support the School in future

We expect that you will possess:

– Extensive experience of major donor fundraising, with demonstrable success in planning and executing capital and revenue strategies to generate 6 figure gifts

– The ability to work effectively with Boards and senior volunteers

– A strong interest in dance, the arts and higher education, and relevant knowledge of the funding landscape in these sectors

– A confident, independent approach to your work along with great team spirit and commitment to our shared vision and values.

 

Flexible hours and some home working is welcome.  Competitive salary and benefits in line with experience.

 

 

Hours of work: Part-time

For more information and to apply for the role, please visit the Rambert School website.

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Widening Participation and Equality Coordinator

Conservatoire for Dance and Drama

Closing date: 12 April 2019

Interviews: 29 April 2019

The Conservatoire is a unique higher education institution comprising an affiliation of six schools which are world leaders in offering education and training in circus arts, dance and drama. The Conservatoire member schools are:

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Central School of Ballet
London Contemporary Dance School
National Centre for Circus Arts
Northern School of Contemporary Dance
Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance

The Conservatoire was established in 2001 with innovative structure which enables its schools to preserve their individual identities and histories whilst pooling responsibility for the future of education and training in their art forms within a properly supported higher education framework. Collectively, from 2019-20 the Conservatoire will offer around 25 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes focused on professional, vocational training to around 980 (predominantly undergraduate) students. Graduates can be found on stage, film and television around the world and frequently feature amongst the nominees and winners of major film, theatre and television awards.

Reporting to the Academic Registrar, the Widening Participation and Equality Co-ordinator plays a key role in supporting the development and implementation of the Conservatoire’s Widening Access and Success Strategy. You will support and work with the network of widening participation practitioners across the six member schools, and ensure that the Conservatoire meets its relevant external obligations in this area. The Coordinator also supports the development of strategy, policy and guidance in relation to broader equality and diversity across the Conservatoire.

The successful applicant will have at least one year’s experience of working within widening access and success within a higher education institution or similar organisation as well as possessing expertise relevant to equality, diversity and inclusion issues, both in terms of policy and practice. The postholder will be methodical, accurate and reliable, possess excellent interpersonal skills and be able to establish effective working relationships with a range of staff at different levels of seniority.

Job description

For the full job description and person specification please view the link below:

Job description – Widening Participation and Equality Coordinator

Location:

London Offices of the Conservatoire

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The Conservatoire is a unique higher education institution comprising an affiliation of six schools which are world leaders in offering education and training in circus arts, dance and drama. The Conservatoire member schools are:

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
Central School of Ballet
London Contemporary Dance School
National Centre for Circus Arts
Northern School of Contemporary Dance
Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance

The Conservatoire was established in 2001 with innovative structure which enables its schools to preserve their individual identities and histories whilst pooling responsibility for the future of education and training in their art forms within a properly supported higher education framework. Collectively, from 2019-20 the Conservatoire will offer around 25 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes focused on professional, vocational training to around 980 (predominantly undergraduate) students. Graduates can be found on stage, film and television around the world and frequently feature amongst the nominees and winners of major film, theatre and television awards.

Reporting to the Academic Registrar, the Widening Participation and Equality Co-ordinator plays a key role in supporting the development and implementation of the Conservatoire’s Widening Access and Success Strategy. You will support and work with the network of widening participation practitioners across the six member schools, and ensure that the Conservatoire meets its relevant external obligations in this area. The Coordinator also supports the development of strategy, policy and guidance in relation to broader equality and diversity across the Conservatoire.

The successful applicant will have at least one year’s experience of working within widening access and success within a higher education institution or similar organisation as well as possessing expertise relevant to equality, diversity and inclusion issues, both in terms of policy and practice. The postholder will be methodical, accurate and reliable, possess excellent interpersonal skills and be able to establish effective working relationships with a range of staff at different levels of seniority.

Job description

For the full job description and person specification please view the link below:

Job description – Widening Participation and Equality Coordinator

Location:

London Offices of the Conservatoire

Hours of work: 3 days per week

Renumeration: £29,478 per annum pro rata (£17,687)

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please call Nick Holland, Academic Registrar, on: 020 7387 5101.

To apply for the role, please complete the application form and equality monitoring form below and return to Olivia Oakley by email: olivia.oakley@cdd.ac.uk

CDD application form

CDD equality monitoring form

The deadline for applications is 12 April 2019.

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