Development Officer


Stratford East is looking to appoint a Development Officer. We are looking for a Development Officer to join our brilliant team. This position will play an important role in the Stratford East’s fundraising ambitions, delivering our fundraising strategy, with our 140th anniversary at its heart. The role will particularly focus on finding, developing and maintaining relationships with new and current donors and members. While your focus will be on our individual donors and members your remit will span all areas of fundraising, including trusts and corporate opportunities.

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Stratford East is a producing theatre in the heart of East London. We have a proud history and an exciting future. We tell stories, spearheading diverse work and champion often-marginalised voices on our stage.

Stratford East is committed to safeguarding and embeds safeguarding in all of its working practices.

Contract type:


Full time, permanent
Salary: £28,000 – £30,000 (depending on experience)


Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with occasional evening/weekend work required for which a TOIL system is in operation


Flexible Working: Flexible work patterns including flexible start/ end times and partial remote working (generally one day a week)




30 days per annum including bank holidays. This will increase by 1 day for each full holiday year of service completed to a maximum total of 33 days. Holiday is pro rata for part time roles.




6 months
Notice Period: 2 months (after probation)


Pension: Up to 5% matched pension contribution after qualifying period


Other Benefits: Season ticket loans, Cycle to Work Scheme, complimentary theatre tickets, staff catering discount, Employee Assistance Programme (support and advice via phone and online for on various matters including legal, debt, counselling etc.)

To obtain an application pack, including a full job description, please visit our website:

Application deadline: Monday 29 July, no later than midday. Applications received after midday on the deadline date will not be accepted.

It is intended that initial interviews will take place on week commencing 12 August.


Theatre Royal Stratford East

Location Type

Specific location

Salary Type


Salary (Exact)

£28,000 – £30,000 (depending on experience)

Closing Date


Contract Type

Permanent, Full Time

Job Type

Administrative (Venue Management, HR, Finance, Legal, IT, etc.), Business Development & Partnerships

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