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Fundraiser and Bid Writer Required

April 9th, 2013 4:20 pm

The Drum is the UK’s premier arts centre dedicated to the development, presentation and celebration of African, Asian and Caribbean arts and cultural activities is seeking responses from freelancers, consortia and agencies for two exciting opportunities:


Experienced Fundraiser

To deliver The Drum’s Capital Fundraising Strategy action plan to achieve a target of £400k. This will involve working in partnership with the Chief Executive, Head of Executive and Operation and Board of Trustees to raise the match funding target and ensure a sustainable legacy of fundraising remain in the organisation going beyond the life of this commission (estimated at six months at circa £30k) and to design and deliver bespoke training to support the involvement of both officers in key fundraising processes and activities.


Experienced Bid Writer

The key requirements of this role is to take responsibility for drafting the various stages of The Drum’s Capital application to the Arts Council England Strategic Fund, the first phase of which is to take place September 2013 (September deadline is yet to be declared by ACE).  The commission to develop and deliver the application is circa £6k.  You will need to demonstrate, amongst other criteria, that you have practical experience of the Arts Council Strategic Fund (Capital) criteria and processes to produce a detailed outline approach to this brief and have significant bid writing experience and leading or working on capital schemes.


For a copy of the brief and information pack please contact:

Esther Lisk-Carew

Email: elisk-carew@the-drum.org.uk

Web: www.the-drum.org.uk


Closing date: 26 April 2013


The Drum is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


The Drum receives ongoing financial support from Arts Council England and Birmingham City Council.

Charity No 1042218