Job Vacancies

Founded in 1967, the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust Ltd is a registered charity whose twin aims are education and heritage conservation. The Trust is one of the largest independent museums in the world and is widely recognised as one of the most innovative and entrepreneurial museums in the UK. The Museum has a successful fundraising history and has secured donations and grants from individuals, local, regional and central government together with independent grant-making Trusts and bodies. We are at an exciting stage in our development as we are about to launch our ‘Fund for the Future’ Endowment appeal following a successful £1 million application to the Heritage Lottery Fund. The Endowment appeal supports our overall ‘Masterplan for Coalbrookdale’ which is a £15 million strategic development plan.

Applications are invited for the following positions:

ENDOWMENT FUNDRAISING OFFICER
Fixed contract for 18 months - three days per week
Salary dependant on experience

The post holder will be responsible for the day to day operation of the endowment campaign including identifying potential funding streams, development and management of cultivation events, working with the local community to garner support and providing reports as required by the senior management team and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

There will be occasional evening and weekend work. It is essential that the post holder is able to use their own initiative and able to communicate and work at all levels.

The role would suit someone with a proven track record in fundraising or sales and marketing within either the charitable or private sector. Experience of Endowment Schemes and developing Legacy Plans would be desirable; along with the ability to think creatively and communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders.

FUNDRAISING ADMINISTRATOR
Permanent Full-time
Salary dependant on experience

The post holder will provide administrative support to the fundraising team and be responsible for the administration of The Friends of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum, the Patron and Corporate Members’ schemes.

There will be occasional evening and weekend work to cover fundraising and cultivation events and activities.It is essential that the post holder is able to communicate and work at all levels.

The role would suit someone with a proven track record in a complex administration post within either the charitable or corporate sector. Experience of membership schemes, database management and project management of events is desirable along with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

 


Closing date for Applications is Friday 9 June at 9.00am. Provisional dates for first interviews are Thursday 15 June and Friday 16 June.
Please download an application pack from our website;
www.ironbridge.org.uk/about-us/job-vacancies and email or post your completed application to recruitment@ironbridge.org.uk
The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Telford TF8 7DQ
Tel: 01952 435900
Please note it is the Museum’s policy not to accept CVs