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Development and Events Coordinator, Young Vic

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Job Summary

We are looking for a Development and Events Coordinator to join our Development Team.

Job Description

Whether on our stages at our home on The Cut, touring to schools and community centres across South London, premiering a play in the West End or on Broadway, streaming our work across the country and around the world - the Young Vic is actively working to be a theatre for everyone.

The purpose of the Young Vic Development department is to build sustainable relationships with a range of stakeholders in order to achieve the fundraising targets set by the Young Vic Board. We manage and develop relationships with public and private funders, sponsors and individuals who want to connect with the Young Vic ethos and the great work we make.

This is a crucial role reporting directly to the Development Director and providing key administrative and logistical support across the Development Team, in particular to the Head of Philanthropy and the Corporate Manager. The Development & Events Coordinator acts as the linchpin for the team, proactively anticipating the team's needs and actively supporting us to achieve our annual fundraising targets.

We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills and stories to join us and influence and develop our working practice. We are particularly keen to hear from Black and Global Majority people, and candidates who self-identify as disabled. All candidates who self-identify as disabled who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria will be invited for interview. The Young Vic is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and sexual orientation.

Job Requirements

This is a crucial role reporting directly to the Development Director and providing key administrative and logistical support across the Development Team, in particular to the Head of Philanthropy and the Corporate Manager. The Development & Events Coordinator acts as the linchpin for the team, proactively anticipating the team's needs and actively supporting us to achieve our annual fundraising targets of £1.6m.

Governance & Administration
The Development & Events Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring the smooth administration of activities across the Development Team and the Young Vic Development Board.
Development Board: work closely with the Development Director to deliver Board meetings, minutes, paperwork; as well as booking tickets for the Board and their guests.
Team calendars: help manage the team's diaries and meetings, with a particular focus on helping to manage the Development Director's schedule.

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Job Responsibilities

Corporate Events
Bespoke events: support the Corporate Manager to deliver bespoke client and staff engagement events for our corporate members and supporters, these include pre and post-show receptions, talks, hosting, and other special events.
High Performance Workshops: Coordinate the delivery of YV's High Performance Workshops for our corporate clients, including the booking of workshop facilitators, space, and catering, and supporting the Corporate Manager to go out for new business.

General
Feed into the wider Fundraising Strategy and vision during meetings with team.
Build internal rapport and relationships with other departments to advocate for our work.

Best Practice

Embody the YV ethos & values, including adherence to our policies such as Ethical Giving, Health & Safety, Safeguarding, Environmental and Equality, Diversity & Inclusion.

Follow the Code of Fundraising Practice and guidance from the Fundraising Regulator.

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How to Apply

Apply via the Young Vic website

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