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Director of Development
Northern Ballet

Job Description

Northern Ballet is a powerhouse for inventive dance. We create innovative full-length ballets and tour these to as wide an audience as possible, alongside pieces from existing repertoire. We are an internationally facing world-class dance company where excellence and diversity is recognised and celebrated in all areas of our organisation.

Whether based on tour, or at Northern Ballet HQ in Leeds, a career with us allows you to become part of an ambitious world-class arts organisation.

We are looking for a passionate, bold and creative Director of Development to lead our exemplary Development team.  Representing a high quality ballet Company, you will work as part of the senior team at Northern Ballet to affect a further step-change in the Company’s income generating abilities by providing strategic direction and leadership. The Director of Development will design strategies and implement programmes that achieve increased support for the Company, contribute to its sustainability and enhance its reputation whilst increasing donors/audiences locally, nationally and internationally.

You will be based in Yorkshire but required to travel regularly to London or touring venues as required. The post holder would be expected to live in Yorkshire or the wider North and have knowledge of the local as well as the national fundraising environment.

Full time position

Salary:  Competitive

Closing date for applications is 9.00 am on Monday 12th February 2018.

Interviews will take place in Leeds on Friday 23rd February 2018.

A full job description and application form are available on our website.

Northern Ballet is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.