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  • We’re recruiting for a Development & Partnerships Manager

    10th April 2019


    LIFT is looking to appoint a Development & Partnerships Manager – this is a career-shaping role for an exceptional person with a track record across the fundraising spectrum, to join LIFT at a pivotal moment as we embark upon the next phase of the organisation’s story under the artistic leadership of Kris Nelson.

    Working closely with the Artistic Director/CEO and Executive Director, the Development & Partnerships Manager will devise, deliver and administer LIFT’s fundraising strategy, focusing on income generation from trusts, foundations, individuals and corporate sponsorships. Working collaboratively within the small LIFT team, this role helps secure the context for LIFT to present resonant, exciting and powerful international theatre and performance to London audiences.

    A full job description, person specification and further information about LIFT can be found in the Recruitment Pack.

    To apply for the post, please submit your CV and a brief statement (maximum two A4 sides) describing your suitability for the position and specifically how your past experience matches the job description and person specification.

    Please submit your application and completed equal opportunities form by email with ‘Development & Partnerships Manager’ in the subject line to recruitment@liftfestival.com by midday on Friday 24 May 2019.

    Applicants should provide contact details for two references, we will seek your permission before making direct contact with any referees. All offers of employment will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references.

    LIFT is committed to being a truly inclusive organisation – from our Trustees and team members to our audience and participants. We treat all job applications equally, regardless of age, disability, gender identity or gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or any other equality characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from groups who are underrepresented in the cultural sector including disabled people and people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds.

    Our organisation has a flexible and adaptive environment that allows our small, dedicated team to flourish. We are open to discussing the possibility of reduced hours, remote working, flexible start and finish times, or compressed hours. We will explore this with candidates at interview stage.

    LIFT is based at Toynbee Studios in East London. The building and office are fully accessible to wheelchair users.

    Image: Le Gateau Chocolat and Dandy Minions at Taylor Mac’s A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: The First Act, Barbican Theatre, part of LIFT 2018. Photographer: Mark Allen