Would you enjoy fundraising for a busy art gallery? Are you a people-person with experience in successful database management and administration? Kettle's Yard house and gallery in Cambridge are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Development Assistant to provide support to the annual giving and events programmes and work with our successful Friends committee.
In this early-career fundraising role, you will support the Development Team to fundraise for a wide-range of exhibitions, campaigns and projects. Your support in securing income will allow us to continue to realise our world-class exhibition programme, our chamber music series and continue our outstanding learning and community outreach.
We believe that diversity strengthens and enriches us. We are committed to helping to make the arts and cultural sector a more diverse and equal place. To this end we are actively seeking to diversify our staff and would particularly welcome applications from BIPOC people and people with disabilities, if you wish to self-identify please do so in your personal statement.
About Kettle's Yard: Kettle's Yard is the University of Cambridge's modern and contemporary art gallery. It was founded in 1957 by Jim and Helen Ede. It consists of a beautiful house with a remarkable collection of modern art and a gallery that presents a diverse programme of modern and contemporary art exhibitions. It has an international reputation for its programmes which includes concerts of new and classical music and an extensive and diverse programme of learning and community activities.
Kettle's Yard's mission is:
To contribute to society by inspiring and engaging audiences through art, learning and research of the highest quality.
We believe that great art should not be the privilege of the few, but for everyone. Our values reflect Kettle's Yard's creator Jim Ede's support for artists and belief in art's power to make us look again and change how we act in the world.
The closing date for applications is end of day, 1 December 2023.
Interviews will be held on 13 December 2023.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 years in the first instance.
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Any queries regarding this position should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please bear in mind that due to limited staffing and a large number of applications, we will only be able to provide feedback to shortlisted candidates.
Please quote reference DC39293 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.