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Development Manager – Trusts, Foundation & Government

  • Organisation:Science Museum Group
  • Location:London, England
  • Salary:£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
  • Contract type:Full Time | Permanent

Do you have exceptional stakeholder management skills with experience of securing investment or funding?

SMG are now recruiting for a Development Manager at the Science Museum on a permanent basis to contribute towards the ability of the Trusts, Foundations & Government (TFG) team to raise multi-million-pound income for the museum. In this role, you will be individually responsible for a portfolio of TFG funder accounts working to deliver long term, high-value strategic partnerships and significant renewals. You’ll provide effective account management and tailored stewardship, whilst developing your own portfolio of new business prospects. You will assist the team by being organised and accurate, ensuring accurate record keeping and assisting with presentations and minute-taking.

Joining us, you will have experience of managing a range of high value or high-profile national funders with experience of managing stakeholder needs and objectives. You will have experience of securing high value (5 and 6 figure) investment in the cultural sector (or similar) with a focus on Trusts, Foundations and Public Sector. With knowledge of project management and exceptional organisational skills, you will be able to work on simultaneous projects effectively and accurately. You will be a strong communicator with the ability to engage internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

The Science Museum Group (SMG) is here to inspire futures. As the world’s leading group of science museums, we share our unparalleled collection spanning science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine with over five million visitors each year. Joining us as an employee, you will have the opportunity to develop your career in a world-class museum group. We know work/life balance and wellbeing is crucial to our colleagues, so we currently offer up to 25 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays; BUPA medical and dental care; employee assistance programme; enhanced contributory pension; enhanced occupational sick, maternity, paternity and adoption leave and career breaks.

‘Open for All’ is one of the Science Museum Group’s five core values and sets out our important aspiration to be a place for everyone. As a national museum group, we have an ability to reach a wide and diverse population of audiences, colleagues and partners through our geography and scale.

We are working hard to understand our organisation better and to foster a culture that recognises and values different backgrounds, mindsets, skills, experience, knowledge and expertise. By having greater diversity, we believe that we will be a stronger and better organisation and ultimately will be able to inspire more futures. We therefore welcome applications from those who bring difference.

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