Fundraising and Communications Assistant

Are you passionate about museums, enthusiastic about fundraising and communication whilst wanting to make a difference? Then Derby Museums wants to hear from you!

The Role

Reference Number: ASDM/02
Hours: Full-time
Contract Type: Fixed Term until June 2021

Derby Museums is looking for a dynamic Fundraising and Communications Assistant to help implement our fundraising strategy including developing Derby Museums HLF Endowment Fund.

Working within our innovative and committed resources team, you will be pivotal in building strong relationships with our donors, creating strong and appealing communications and supporting exciting events.

The role includes but is not limited to;

Supporting the development and implementation of the HLF endowment strategy
Producing fundraising marketing and communications materials, including newsletters
Supporting the creation and management of fundraising events
Supporting the research and stewardship of all donors, including maintaining data bases
Supporting the development of corporate support and commercial activities
The Person
We are looking for a proactive individual with great ideas and passion, a flair for communications and design , an eye for detail and an organised approach. You may be a recent graduate, or already be working in a marketing or fundraising environment. Most importantly you will have a strong belief in your ability to make a positive impact, and a strong commitment to working in the heritage sector.

For an informal conversation about the post contact Amy Simcox on 01332 641901

Employee Benefits
20 days (pro rata) + bank holidays, flexible working, mileage allowance payable on authorised business travel.

The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on Sunday 9 December 2018
Interviews will be held on Thursday 20 December 2018.

Opportunity Type


Contact Name

Kath Tansley

Contact Email


Start Date

8th November 2018

Closing Date

9th December 2018