Fundraising Officer (sponsorship and major donors), Leeds 2023


Closing date: 20 August 2020
Interview date: Thursday 3 September
Contract type: Fixed term to March 2024
Salary: £30,000 per annum

Leeds 2023 will be a landmark year of culture for the city and region. Our ambitious and ground-breaking programme will transform people’s perceptions of Leeds, confirming it as an international centre of cultural activity and cementing its reputation as a cultural giant in the world.

Showcasing creativity across all forms of culture, we will partner with local, national and international artists, creatives and storytellers to deliver a series of world-class signature events across the year. From dance to design, art to architecture, poetry to pop, sculpture to sport, there will be something for everyone!

We are now looking to build our team and are on the look-out for talented people who share our passion, enthusiasm and commitment to delivering a year of extraordinary experiences.

What are we looking for?

Working as part of the Development/Fundraising Team, the Fundraising Officer (sponsorship and major donors) will play a key role in the development, implementation and administration of our fundraising strategy. The role will have a focus on corporate and major donors but will work across all potential sources of income including trusts and foundations and statutory.

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How to apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to, please address your cover letter to Mark Hollander, Executive Director of Leeds 2023.

The closing date for applications is 17:00 Thursday 20 August with interviews scheduled for Thursday 3 September

This is a fixed term contract until March 2024

If you have any questions relating to your application please contact: Jennifer Gridley at or on 0113 511 2023

For more information on Leeds 2023 visit