Individual Giving Consultant – freelance, Manchester International Festival

Individual Giving Consultant – freelance, Manchester International Festival

  • 30th November 2018
  • North West
  • Full time
  • Paid (£30k-40k)

For more information and to apply for this position, please visit our recruitment page: 

Salary and contract length negotiable.

Main Purpose  

The individual giving consultant will work with the development director to develop a strategic approach to fundraising from individual donors, developing new initiatives, identifying new prospects, and generating new income from individuals to support the year-round work of the organisation.


  • ·                  Develop and implement a prospecting and cultivation strategy to grow support from individual supporters of The Festival.
  • ·                  Develop new fundraising initiatives to engage individual donors, locally, nationally and internationally.
  • ·                  Work with key organisational stakeholders to identify and successfully steward major donors.
  • ·                  Increase income from individual donors
  • ·                  Support the work of the development team by inputting in to plans for cultivation events or initiatives.
  • ·                  Represent the festival and development team at networking and cultivation events, and donor or prospect meetings.
  • ·                  Create and deliver a cultivation programme during MIF ’19 to support the work of The Factory Trust.
  • ·                  Support the wider work of the development team, in line with strategic organisational objectives.