Development Director Job Description 2019

Belarus Free Theatre is looking for a motivated, ambitious and creative individual to join us as Development & Communications Director.

The Development Director will work with the Artistic Directors and General Manager/Producer to develop and implement fundraising ideas and initiatives, both locally and internationally, to enable Belarus Free Theatre’s producing, education and campaigning programmes.

Belarus Free Theatre is seeking an individual with proven track record of raising funds from individuals & corporate donors to design new income-streams and develop new cultural ‘products’ (e.g. experiences, training, etc.) as income-generating activities. These skills should sit alongside significant experience with Trusts & Foundations and applications to statutory funding bodies.

The ideal candidate will display an entrepreneurial approach to developing innovative projects and seeking new audiences & markets and excellent inter-personal skills to draw on the full range of talent and experience across the Belarus Free Theatre collective. The candidate should be a persuasive communicator and adaptable to the changing needs of this diverse company.

To apply, please send a full CV and a supporting statement to outlining your skills, experience and why you are a suitable candidate for the post, with particular reference to the person specification above, no longer than 2 sides of A4 paper in size 11 font. Please also supply the names and contact details of two referees who know your work.

In addition to the above documents, please also complete and return the equal opportunities monitoring form with your application.

Application deadline: 5pm on 28/04/2019

First and second round interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place during the weeks of 06/05/2019 and 13/05/2019 Interviews will take place at the Young Vic, 66 The Cut, London, SE1 8LZ.

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