Development Operations Officer

Development Operations Officer

Job reference: 405-23

Closing date: 9:00 AM, 3 October 2023

Interview date: Monday 16 or Tuesday 17 October 2023

Salary: £32,378 - £35,789 per annum. Appointments will normally be made to the first point of the grade.

Hours: Full-time

Term: Permanent

Available: October 2023

Founded in 1882, The Royal College of Music (RCM) is a world leading music conservatoire with a prestigious history and contemporary outlook. Our excellence was recognised as we were ranked the global top institution for performing arts in the 2023 & 2022 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

The RCM Development team raises significant support from individuals, companies, charitable trusts and foundations annually, ranging from £50 Friends memberships to seven figure gifts. The Development Operations Officer co-ordinates stewardship activities for donors at all levels, including regular communication pieces, and develops and delivers the RCM Friends programme, encouraging visitor and additional giving when appropriate. We are looking for candidates who:

  • Enjoy crafting succinct, accessible stories about our students and staff, including cutting edge research
  • Have experience delivering complex donor stewardship, running a membership scheme or increasing visitor giving
  • Can balance a diverse range of projects efficiently with excellent attention to detail

This post is offered on a permanent basis and is available from October 2023.

Applicant Information Pack

How to apply

For full details of this position please download the Applicant Information Pack above.

To apply, please complete the following forms, which can be downloaded from further down this page:

  1. Application Form
  2. Equal Opportunities Form

Completed forms should be returned by email to Human Resources at or by post to Human Resources, Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS. Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number when submitting your application.

If you are applying by email, please state clearly in the subject line the title of the post for which you are applying.

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CVs without an application form will not be accepted. All applicants will be required to provide evidence of their eligibility to work in the UK.

The Royal College of Music is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Get in touch

For more information please contact Recruitment

Zuzana Klejova / Helen Czarnomski

HR Assistant

0207 591 4782 / 0207 591 4840

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