Development Officer

The Hepworth Wakefield has welcomed over two million visitors since opening in May 2011 and is now firmly established as a major local, national and international attraction, winning Art Fund Museum of the Year in 2017. We present an outstanding programme of historical and contemporary exhibitions alongside displays drawn from Wakefield’s collection of 20th-century and contemporary art. In an expansion of our waterfront site, in Summer 2019 we will open outdoor sculpture displays in a new Hepworth Wakefield Garden, designed by Tom Stuart-Smith.

We are seeking a Development Officer to join the Communications & Development team at The Hepworth Wakefield to support on all areas of fundraising. It is an exciting time in our development and growth as we complete our capital campaign to transform our wider site and as we plan towards our 10th anniversary.

This role is an excellent opportunity to gain experience of all areas of fundraising. In this role you will be responsible for managing the gallery’s Membership and Patron’s programme, researching and drafting applications to trusts and foundations and account-managing the gallery’s Corporate Partners. You will plan and deliver an engaging programme of events for supporters, ensuring excellent stewardship and maintain accurate financial reporting and data management.

For job description and details on how to apply please visit

Deadline for applications is 9am on Tuesday 19 March.

Interviews will be held in early April.

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Start Date

4th March 2019

Closing Date

19th March 2019