Head of Development


The Head of Development will be responsible for the overall strategic development of the Trust’s external fundraising engagement and hands on delivery of raised income. They will generate sustained income from a range of different sources including sponsorship, local businesses, membership schemes as well as major donors and individual giving. They will work closely with colleagues and consultants to lever grants from trusts and foundations and public grant sources. They will develop audience loyalty, increase membership and grow general donations and legacy income.

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Hours of work: 39 hours per week. Due to the nature of working in Theatre, as a Head of Department your role will sometimes require you to work outside normal working hours to undertake your responsibilities effectively, including evenings and weekends.
Salary: Flexible remuneration between £45,501-£49,614 per annum depending on experience, however we are open to discussing alternative options based on your skills and experience.

Newcastle Theatre Royal Trust is an independent charity that exists to bring world class theatre and creative engagement to and for the people of Newcastle and the North East. We are committed to giving the highest quality welcome and service to everyone, on-stage and off


Newcastle Theatre Royal

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Specific location

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Salary (Exact)


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Contract Type

Permanent, Full Time

Job Type

Administrative (Venue Management, HR, Finance, Legal, IT, etc.)

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