Job: Development Director, Two Moors Festival, Devon

With the rapid growth of the Festival, the Board of Trustees wish to appoint a Development Director, reporting to Mr John Adie, Director of the Festival. The post will initially be part time and funded for a minimum of three years during which time the Development Director would be expected to contribute to the continuing development of the Festival and its strategic plan.

The Festival’s Mission

To further the development of the Two Moors Festival as a pre-eminent classical music festival with a reputation that attracts world-class musicians and identifies and promotes young musical talent. It will retain its roots in the South-West of England, its commitment to the area and its support for the regional economy.

The Business Objective

By December 31st 2020 the Two Moors Festival will be firmly established as one of the top classical music festivals in the world.

The Role

In order to achieve the Festival’s objective, the Development Director will be expected to focus his/her efforts on the following:

  1. To increase 2015 projected revenue of £180k by 50k by December 2016 and double this by 2020 through increasing the revenue from commercial and corporate sponsors.
  2. To contribute in the recruitment and retention of Friends, Associates and Benefactors and approaches to Trusts and grant giving bodies.
  3. To help with the development of  a small professional management team: to include an understudy Artistic Director, Finance Manager, Concerts Administrator, Marketing and PR Manager.
  4. To assist with progressing the development of the Concert Hall, the outline of which will be publicly announced by the end of 2015 or early 2016.
  5. Generally to assist with the development of the Festival, specifically through ensuring a properly functioning website, with internet ticketing fully integrated and developing more international partnerships

The post will attract a salary equivalent to £20,000 – 25,000 p.a depending on experience.

Closing date for applications: 14 September 2015

For more information please contact the Chair of Trustees: John Willan
john@jwillan.co.uk

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