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Head of Development for Opera Rara

Posted: 16/01/2017

Opera Rara is looking for a creative, ambitious individual to lead our fundraising strategy to meet our ambitious but essential contributed income targets. The part-time position will suit an experienced development professional from the opera or classical music field, with a passion for discovering, cultivating and managing relationships with a wide range of funders, upon whose financial contributions the charity is reliant to meet its important objectives.

An award winning opera company with a track record of artistic excellence spanning over 30 years, Opera Rara’s mission is to rediscover, restore, record and perform the lost operatic heritage of the 19th and early 20th centuries. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced fundraiser to take on a leadership role with an internationally recognised prestigious arts organisation.

How to Apply: In order to apply for the role of Head of Development please send a letter of application, of no more than two pages, along with a CV. Please refer to the experience and competencies detailed in the job description attached, detailing your reasons for applying for the role and the skills and experience that you would bring to Opera Rara.

All applications must be sent by email only please to info@opera-rara.com stating ‘Head of Development application’ in the subject line. Applications from individuals working as freelance consultants are welcome. Applications from agencies or consortia will not be considered.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Henry Little, CEO, Opera Rara at henry@opera-rara.com. Interviews will be held on Thursday 9 February 2017 at Opera Rara’s offices at Curtain House, 134-146 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3AR.

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