Job Vacancy: Development Manager (Deadline 1/7/19)

Towner Art Gallery is seeking a dynamic Development Manager for a newly created role to grow philanthropic income in support of their exhibitions and learning programme.

Based in Eastbourne, Towner is a pre-eminent gallery on the south coast which presents exhibitions of national and international importance for 150,000 visitors and participants in Eastbourne, the UK and beyond, showcasing the most exciting developments in modern and contemporary art. It has an associated inclusive and accessible public programme of live events, film and creative learning.

This is an exciting time to join the gallery as it prepares to celebrate its centenary in 2023 with a major fundraising campaign to deliver its vision to transform lives and communities through art. The role holder will help build on the successful fundraising programme started in 2016 contributing to the organisation’s financial sustainability.

You will be an energetic and target-driven individual, who is a sophisticated and confident communicator. You will have excellent inter-personal skills with an ability to inspire supporters to help the gallery realise its ambitions. This is an important role which will help drive Towner forward in the next phase of its development.

Application deadline: Monday 1 July, 12 noon