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Director of Development (Maternity cover)
Richmond Associates UK Limited

Job Description

Science Museum Group

Director of Development (maternity cover)

12 months, fixed term contract

London, UK

Excellent Salary and Benefits

Incorporating 5 key sites nationwide, the Science Museum Group (SMG) ignites curiosity and inspires futures by engaging people of all generations and backgrounds in science, engineering, medicine, technology, design, and enterprise.

With unparalleled collections in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine, SMG aims to be the best place in the world for people to enjoy science. There are major ambitions to transform our Group’s estate over the coming years, and SMG development will take a lead role in realising the vision for each of our Museums. Alongside these physical transformations, we will sustain the impact and breadth of our STEM offer; develop, grow and increase access to our extraordinary world-class collections; extend our international reach; become digital world leaders and increase our self-generated income – all the while exceeding our audience’s expectations.

As our Director of Development (maternity cover), you could play a fundamental role in shaping and driving our transformational strategy and team, to secure philanthropic support for our activities. 

Your confidence in your ability to operate at this level will be underpinned by your substantial leadership experience and track record of delivering highly successful fundraising strategies.  You will be an inclusive, collaborative and strategic leader, and have an innovative and flexible approach to achieving outstanding results.  Key to your success in this role will be your sophisticated communication and influencing skills, and your pragmatism, resilience and approachable manner helps you win the confidence of those around you.

If you are interested in playing a key role in the future growth and success of our Group, please contact our recruitment partners, Richmond Associates to have a confidential discussion with the consulting team contact Sonja Dunphy, Managing Director or Drew Lamph, Senior Consultant on  +44 (0)20 3617 9240.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Thursday 13th February 2019