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Development Administrator, Manchester International Festival

Development Administrator, Manchester International Festival

  • 30th November 2016
  • Full time
  • Paid (£15k-20k)
  • David Fox recruitment@mif.co.uk

To apply for this role please visit our website – http://www.mif.co.uk/jobs/ – and follow the instructions carefully


Job Title:                    Development Administrator

Reporting to:             Development Director & Development Co-ordinator

Main Purpose of the post

To provide administrative support to the Development Department in the build up to MIF 2017

Support the Development Department at Sponsorship and Cultivation Events relating to the 2017 Festival


The main responsibilities will be:


  • Providing administrative support to the Development team, including entering all client and event information to the Artifax Database, booking travel, supporter ticket booking, providing administrative support for meetings, letters and contracts etc
  • Meeting and greeting visitors for the Development Team at the MIF Offices
  • Ensuring that the Development’s stationery and marketing collateral are kept properly stocked
  • Overseeing the teams’ financial systems and providing the finance department with itemised receipts and expenses claims


  • To develop an understanding of MIF’s current sponsors and to understand the strategic and economic factors behind the brand’s sponsorship
  • Supporting the Development Director, Development Manager and Development Account Managers with bespoke administration around the department’s targets for delivery
  • Research and Evaluation work relating to the activation of MIF17 Sponsors and Individual Donors
  • To develop an understanding of MIF’s current individual giving programmes and donors
  • Research companies and high net worth individuals as potential future supporters of the Festival
  • Prepare profiles and briefings on MIF17 and potential supporters


  • To represent the Festival at key events associated with both the Festival and its supporters
  • To assist the Development team in delivery of and all administration for a calendar of stewardship and and cultivation events


  • To participate actively in the work of the Festival.
  • To comply with the Festival’s Equal opportunities, Health and Safety and other policies.
  • Any other duties commensurate with the scope and status of the post.