Development Assistant

Submitted by ModernArtOxford on February 9, 2024 - 15:52
Salary / Fee: 
Closing Date: 
Friday, 22 March, 2024

This exciting role in our Development team will support a broad portfolio of activity from daily record keeping duties to supporter engagement. The post holder will be motivated, able to show initiative and work independently as well as liaise with colleagues from across departments to achieve common goals within tight timeframes. This will require clear communication, the ability to prioritise tasks, an adaptive and resourceful disposition. The Development Assistant plays an important role within a small team and as part of a high performing organisation. The role is suited to an individual with an interest in fundraising.

Person Specification:

The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest in charitable fundraising within the cultural sector. They will have strong organisational and communication skills and show themselves to be flexible, keen to learn and able to work as part of a team. They will have a proactive mindset and a meticulous approach.


- A motivated, proactive self-starter who takes initiative, with the ability to work collaboratively, as part of a team.
- Good written and spoken communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Highly organised and methodical.
- Good time and workload management skills.
- Proficient IT skills - MS Office, Excel.
- Understanding of GDPR regulations.


- Experience of event planning and delivery.
-An enthusiasm for modern and contemporary visual art culture.
-Experience of working within an arts organisation/ on art projects.
-Experience of fundraising.
-Familiarity with database management and design software.

To apply please register at Breathe HR and upload the following:

1. A statement which sets out your suitability for the post, setting out how you meet each of the requirements in the person specification. Your statement should not exceed two sides of A4 paper.
2. A full CV, including the names and contact details of two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer.
3. We would really appreciate it if you could fill in our anonymous Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Applications must be received by 17:00 PM on March 22th 2024.

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Museums and Heritage
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Public Art
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