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Head of Development

Hours of work
: 39 hours per week. Due to the nature of working in Theatre, as a Head of Department your role will sometimes require you to work outside normal working hours to undertake your responsibilities effectively, including evenings and weekends.
Salary: Flexible remuneration between £45,501-£49,614 per annum depending on experience, however we are open to discussing alternative options based on your skills and experience.

Newcastle Theatre Royal Trust is an independent charity that exists to bring world class theatre and creative engagement to and for the people of Newcastle and the North East. We are committed to giving the highest quality welcome and service to everyone, on-stage and off.

The Head of Development will be responsible for the overall strategic development of the Trust’s external fundraising engagement and hands on delivery of raised income. They will generate sustained income from a range of different sources including sponsorship, local businesses, membership schemes as well as major donors and individual giving. They will work closely with colleagues and consultants to lever grants from trusts and foundations and public grant sources. They will develop audience loyalty, increase membership and grow general donations and legacy income.

Closing date for interested applicants: Wed 6 Dec, 5pm
1st Interview date: Mon 11 Dec
2nd Interview date: Wed 20 Dec

How To Apply:

Please complete the application form by referring to the job pack provided as guidance and return to the HR team at

We are committed to cultivating an inclusive culture and a team that best represents our collective communities. We welcome applications regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, caring responsibilities, race, religion or belief. We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and Global Majority backgrounds as communities that are currently underrepresented in our teams.