March 2016

Synergy is recruiting: Development Manager

Synergy is looking for a dynamic and experienced individual to lead the company’s fundraising, building on a track record of successfully raising funds from charitable trusts and foundations, Big Lottery Fund and Arts Council England.  This is a newly created role and marks the first time that the charity will employ a dedicated fundraiser.

Working with the Artistic Director and General Manager, the Development Manager will develop a fundraising strategy, manage existing and foster new funding relationships in order to enable Synergy to realise its long-term artistic and organisational ambitions.  Candidates will ideally have at least 3 years’ experience with proven success in trusts and foundations fundraising essential.

  • Contract: 12 month contract with a view to extension, subject to funding.  Subject to a three-month probationary period
  • Salary: £30,000-£33,000 pro rata
  • Holiday: 25 days pro rata
  • Hours: 24 per week
  • The post will be offered subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Closing date for applications:
10am Friday 22 April 2016

Application procedure

To apply, please send your CV and supporting statement (no longer than 2 sides of A4) outlining your suitability by addressing the job description and person specification (downloadable below), either by email to with ‘Development Manager application’ in the subject field, or post to:

‘Development Manager’ application
Synergy Theatre Project
8 St. Thomas Street
London SE1 9RR


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