Liverpool's centre for the contemporary arts

Head of Development/ Fundraising

Salary c£40,000 per annum, commensurate with experience

Full Time, 37.5 hours per week 33 days including bank holidays

Deadline for applications: 12pm, Monday 20 November

Bluecoat, Liverpool's centre for the contemporary arts, is seeking a senior fundraising professional with a proven track record of securing significant income to join the dynamic team shaping Bluecoat’s future.

This year, Bluecoat has celebrated 300 years of its distinctive Grade One listed building, the oldest in Liverpool city centre. The tercentenary celebrations have provided us with a unique opportunity to share our rich heritage, to engage with new artists, audiences and stakeholders, and to create an inspirational vision for the Bluecoat’s future.  As 2017 comes to a close we are now entering an exciting period of development as a centre for artists at the heart of the city, with ambitious plans to extend the impact and reach of our work and to enhance the presentation and sustainability of our building.

The incoming Head of Development/Fundraising will be a key player in helping to realise this vision, working closely with the Chief Executive to set and achieve challenging targets. The successful candidate will bring a strategic approach and mobilise the enthusiasm and energy of Bluecoat's committed staff, board and supporters to increase funding from philanthropic and corporate sources, develop opportunities for individuals to give regularly at all levels, including legacies, establish brand-appropriate relationships with the corporate world and capitalise on the potential to grow income from Trusts and Foundations. 

Reporting to the Chief Executive

Based at Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BX (the role will involve some travel both in the UK and abroad)

Applications to be sent by email to:

Or by post to:

School Lane
United Kingdom
L1 3BX

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Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, Bluecoat showcases talent across visual art, music, dance, live art and literature. As the most ...

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