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Development Director

Music for Youth is a national charity working to provide young people aged 21 and under across the UK with life-changing live performance opportunities and inspirational musical experiences, regardless of their background.

We are seeking an exceptional Development Director with excellent knowledge of fundraising and philanthropy to lead and develop Music for Youth’s fundraising strategy.  

The post-holder will become the public face of the charity for many of our donors and supporters and we are looking for somebody with an engaging personality and the ability to enthuse individuals for the charity. 

This role will lead Music for Youth’s fundraising team and ensure it operates at its maximum potential, delivering excellent donor care and managing all fundraising relationships professionally and responsibly.

Candidates will have a proven track record of significant fundraising success in a senior fundraising role. They will be a strategic thinker and a methodical planner, able to think creatively and seek out and pursue new opportunities through an innovative and entrepreneurial outlook.

With a forward-thinking, commercially focused, strategic, and creative mindset, candidates will be able to see beyond the day-to-day and develop longer-term aims for fundraising that feed into Music for Youth’s overall strategy.

** Music for Youth is located in Somerset House, London. We have adapted to the changing environment and fully support flexible working. We welcome applications from candidates across the UK and from people who come from the culturally diverse communities we serve, as we are committed to building an inclusive team which reflects our society.

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