Trusts & Foundations Manager, Science Museum Group


Do you enjoy building unique and creative fundraising partnerships? Do you understand the vital role stewardship and account management play in fundraising?

The five museums of the Science Museum Group (SMG) are a key national resource. With our unparalleled collection in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine, we are uniquely placed to draw people of all ages to engage with science in an inspirational and informal way.

Our collections contain the objects that have made science such a powerful element in modern culture – particularly relevant to the current landscape as the world continues to focus on topical issues from healthcare to sustainability.

You will be part of the SMG’s successful fundraising team that has a track record of securing multi-million-pound gifts from leading funders in the UK, which ultimately enables SMG to continue delivering key national programmes.

We are looking for a Development Manager to join the Trusts, Foundations & Government (TFG) team. You will key player in raising multi-million-pound income for the museum by cultivating strong funder relationships based across the country.

Involved in developing engaging, persuasive applications and proposals, and communicating our strategic ambitions; you will manage a portfolio of TFG funder accounts working to deliver long term, high-value strategic partnerships and significant renewals.

Along with strategic account management, you will be developing your own portfolio, alongside the Senior Development Manager and wider TFG team, of new business prospects to support SMG’s ambitious campaigns.

As we endeavour to offer flexibility where possible, this role will work to a hybrid working pattern with regular visits to your local SMG site. We are open to where you are located across the country, as this role can either be based in London, Manchester or York.

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