Fundraising Development Officer, Norton Priory Museum & Gardens

Fundraising Development Officer, Norton Priory Museum & Gardens

Salary:                     £23,000 per annum
Hours:                     37.5 hours per week
Contract:                Fixed term, to end October 2020
Closing date:         27th October 2019

This is an exciting opportunity for you to make your mark with an established cultural organisation.  The role is Norton Priory’s first fundraiser post, and is funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Your role:
You will be responsible for developing and launching Norton Priory’s individual giving programmes, legacies and corporate sponsorship schemes.  You will work with the CEO and other colleagues to identify key fundraising opportunities that will enhance the work of the Trust.  Your work will also involve building and maintaining close partnerships with external organisations to maximise fundraising opportunities, and to support the Trust’s vision to build a sustainable fundraising framework.  This will enable the continued development of Norton Priory Museum & Gardens.

About you:
You will be a strong communicator, with excellent negotiation skills, and a good listener.  A motivated self-starter, you will thrive on targets and be driven to deliver against agreed objectives.

You will embrace the work of the Trust, and seek nature synergies with potential supporters and donors to ensure the building of symbiotic relationships with both corporate business and private individuals.

About us:
Norton Priory Museum and Gardens receives 50,000 visitors per year, playing an active part in the local community, and is an independent museum, which is managed by a charitable Trust (Norton Priory Museum Trust Limited).  We are Europe’s largest excavated monastic site set within 42 acres of woodland, which includes a Georgian Walled Garden.

To apply:  A candidate information pack and application form can be downloaded from  For an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Rob Sanderson on 01928 242 022.

Interview Date: Tuesday 5th November 2019