Development Manager, Candoco Dance Company


Candoco Dance Company is a world-leading professional dance company continually expanding perceptions of what dance can be. We are looking for a dynamic, experienced and engaging Development Manager to join the team.

Scope of post: The Development Manager is a newly created role, which will work closely with the Executive Director to shape Candoco’s long term fundraising strategy, refine our Case for Support, and achieve and grow our annual fundraising targets. They will support the Executive Director developing our portfolio of individual donors, lead on applications to Trusts & Foundations and identify opportunities for corporate engagement in order to build a range of partnerships and networks to support Candoco’s work.

How to apply

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 16th December 2019. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by Friday 20th December, with interviews taking place in w/c 6th January 2020.

For further information about the role and how to apply, please download the Recruitment Pack along with the Application Form from our website: 

Candoco is made by the people we work with – our staff, our dancers and our artists; and we are thrilled that you are interested in joining our team. We want to work with people with different experiences, skills and stories, as this is how we continue to learn, grow and thrive. We recognise the lack of representation with regards to race, ethnicity and disability in the arts and strive to be part of the solution, not the problem. We strongly welcome applications from those with lived experience of disability and guarantee an interview to applicants identifying as D/deaf or disabled that meet the essential criteria in the person specification. We are open to proposals of how this role might be fulfilled if the proposed structure presents barriers to any applicant. For us; the most important thing is to understand how you want to make a positive impact on our team and help us expand perceptions of what dance can be, and who can do it.