Fundraising Officer, Sage Gateshead


Sage Gateshead’s Fundraising Department is seeking an ambitious and skilled Fundraising Officer to help shape and drive forward opportunities to fundraising from Trusts & Foundations.

The role will support the Senior Trusts and Foundations Manager in researching and developing proposals to local, national and international trusts to maximise trust income in line with the 2019/20 Fundraising Strategy.

The Fundraising Officer will help generate fundraising income for revenue activities, across Sage Gateshead’s Classical, Popular and Contemporary and Creative Learning programmes and for capital items such as musical equipment, resources and building refurbishment.

The role will work closely with current trust and foundation supporters, developing and delivering stewardship events across a range of concerts, public performances, dinners and behind the scenes visits to maximise these trusts experience. The post-holder will also develop cultivation opportunities for new trusts and foundations.

We seek candidates with a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Sage Gateshead who are excited by the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people through music. Due to the nature of the role, flexibility and willingness to work outside normal office hours will be required including evenings and weekends. 

Training opportunities will be provided to develop the post holders fundraising knowledge and skills via the Institute of Fundraising including annual membership of the Institute of Fundraising and attendance at regional conferences and events.