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Development Officer

Full time: 35 hours per week

Salary £23,442 (subject to any September cost of living rise)

The Development Officer will be essential to the fundraising for Chetham’s Hospital, School and Library. They will work across all giving schemes, including individual giving, trusts and foundations and events. Duties will include membership management, application writing, event organisation, the creation of development literature and research tasks.

The successful candidate will work as part of a small but busy development department at an exciting time as we develop and deliver our ambitious fundraising strategy for Chetham’s Foundation. We are looking for a driven individual who is as equally adept at working independently as they are within a team. They will have experience working in fundraising within a similar environment and will have excellent organisational and communication (written and verbal) skills along with a creative outlook and an eye for detail.

Application deadline: 9am, Monday 24 July 2017

Interviews: w/c 31 July 2017

All applications should be sent by post or email to

Chetham’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Reg. Charity No: 526702

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