Work with us: Development Administrator (maternity cover)


This maternity cover role at Awards for Young Musicians presents an opportunity to develop a career in fundraising. You’ll primarily support the Development Manager with administrative systems and processes to manage donor and Trust funder relationships. You will also assist with looking after our existing and potential donors and Trust funders, assisting with events management and research as well as helping with funding applications and database management.  


Job Description  


Reports to: Development Manager
Contract: Maternity cover, September 2023 to end of April 2024
Hours: Full time – 35 hours per week
Remuneration: £23,000 – £27,000 per annum, depending on experience
Annual leave: 26 days plus bank holidays
Location: Home working with some travel for meetings and events

Awards for Young Musicians is committed to tackling the systemic inequalities of opportunity across the arts sector. We welcome applications from across UK society.


Working relationships and expectations  


You’ll report to and work closely with the Development Manager. You’ll also work with the Events Programmer to ensure the successful running of fundraising concerts and the Digital and Communications Co-ordinator to create fundraising communications and content. You will also have regular contact with other AYM colleagues e.g. the Chief Executive and Chair. 

This is a homeworking position with some flexibility required to travel for occasional meetings and events. As our partners and projects are UK wide, so is this travel. Office equipment will be supplied as required. Any travel costs will be reimbursed.  


How to apply


Please complete the Applicant Details Form, Application Form and optional Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, and return these to [email protected] by Wednesday 19 July at 5.00 pm.


Key dates


  • The deadline for applications is Wednesday 19 July at 5.00 pm.  
  • Online interviews will be held on Thursday 27 July.  
  • The position is available to start in in September 2023. A start and end date will be negotiated with the successful candidate.  

We’d be happy to any answer any questions you have about this role. If you would like to find out more, please contact Sanpreet Janjua, Development Manager on [email protected] or 0300 302 3422. 

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