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Development Events Manager, Royal College of Music

  • 9th August 2021
  • London
  • Full time
  • Paid (£30k-40k)
  • music, Other
  • Zuzana Klejova


JRN: 401-21

Closing: 9am Monday 9 August 2021

Interviews: Tuesday 17 August (first interview, in-person), Thursday 19 August (second interview, virtual)

Salary: Grade 7, £34,010 - £37,761 per annum. Appointments will normally be made to the first point of the grade.

The Royal College of Music (RCM) is one of the world's greatest conservatoires. Our excellence was recognised by the 2021 QS World University Rankings, in which we ranked as the top institution for performing arts in the UK and Europe.

To cope with growing programme of supporter and fundraising events, The Royal College of Music is seeking to engage a confident and experienced Development Events Manager to hit the ground running on an engaging and bespoke events programme.

This is a dynamic and creative role which, under the leadership of the Head of Events and Venue Hire, will develop and manage the RCM’s cultivation and fundraising events programme to raise £400,000 pa through direct fundraising events and support the wider DAE team’s fundraising targets through a programme of cultivation events.

Excellent event planning, organisational and project management skills are essential as is working with high-net individuals and committees. Knowledge of classical music is highly desirable. The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience of developing new creative events and achieving fundraising targets.

If you have an impressive track-record of delivering innovative, successful and engaging supporter and fundraising event and would like to apply please visit our website where you will find further details of the role and how to apply.

This role is permanent and requires some evening and weekend work which will be compensated with time in lieu. The role is available for an immediate start.

For full details of this position please read the Applicant Information Pack, available to download from the RCM website:

The RCM is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment for all our staff, students and visitors.

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