JOBS

We are currently advertising for one paid role for fundraising and three volunteer roles

 

Fundraising and Development Manager

Salary : to £30K depending on experience

The Role

Job Purpose: The Fundraising and Development Manager will support the charity to realise the development opportunities available to it and will focus on generating increased voluntary income from individuals, corporates and Trusts and Foundations.

Building on the investment of the charity in a new fundraising strategy, developed in partnership with consultancy Cause4, this role will be crucial to supporting The Spanish Theatre Company’s future development.

Our ideal candidate has will have worked for some time in this area, however we are prepared to fast-track train the right individual who is looking to change careers

Principle Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver a comprehensive program of grant applications with the Arts Council and Trusts and Foundations.
  • Maintaining a Development database and pipeline, ensuring all fundraising activity is documented accurately, ensuring all data collected is recorded ethically and accurately in compliance with GDPR and all other statutory requirements
  • Carrying out the charity’s obligations to sponsors and awarding them the appropriate recognition. Maintaining communications with Trusts and Foundations to develop a working relationship with them, keeping on top of all reporting requirements
  • Develop and nurture contacts across all key local stakeholders in the business including the local council and representatives of the Spanish and Latin American communities in Southwark and Lambeth
  • Conducting regular research into potential new funding opportunities, including Trusts and Foundations, individuals, statutory bodies and companies.
  • Assisting with promotion to stakeholders and investors and leading in developing the marketing and fundraising strategies of the charity.
  • Championing the charity’s values, adhering to organisational policies and procedures and carrying out all tasks in accordance with best practice in respect of diversity and disability equality.
  • Attending internal and external meetings, participating in training and other forms of staff development and being available to work at evenings, weekends and bank holidays when necessary.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • At least three years’ experience within fundraising, events or marketing, with a track record in leveraging funding from various income streams.
  • Undergraduate degree from a recognised university or equivalent experience.
  • A full clean drivers’ licence.
  • Experience in leading on the preparation of reports and presentations, which require strategic thought.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including written skills in English, strong persuasive skills and the confidence to sell ideas to others.
  • Exceptional numeracy, organisational and administrative skills and experience of developing project budgets, cashflows and objectives.
  • The ability to pay close attention to detail, manage deliverables and meet deadlines,
  • A self-motivated approach and the ability to work independently as well as alongside others.
  • Strong standard of IT and digital skills, particularly MS Office applications.
  • Passionate commitment to the work of the arts, with a particular interest in Theatre.
  • Fluency in Spanish

Please send CVs and covering letters to Andrew Dyson on jobs@spanishtheatrecompany.org.uk

 

 

Gerente de Recaudación de Fondos y Desarrollo

Salario: hasta £30K dependiendo en experiencia.

 

La función

 

Propósito de trabajo:

 

El Gerente de Recaudación de Fondos y Desarrollo apoyará a la organización benéfica aprovechando las oportunidades de desarrollo disponibles a ésta y se enfocará en generar mayores ingresos voluntarios de personas, corporativas y fundaciones.

 

Trabajando a partir de la nueva estrategia de recaudación de fondos, desarrollada en asociación con la consultora Cause4, este papel será clave para apoyar el futuro desarrollo de la Spanish Theatre Company.

 

Nuestro candidato ideal habrá trabajado por algún tiempo en esta área. Sin embargo, estamos preparados a entrenar a la persona adecuada que busca cambiar carreras.

 

Responsabilidades Principales.

 

  • Desarrollar y entregar un programa integral de solicitudes a subvenciones del Arts Council y otras fundaciones.
  • Mantener una base de datos y “pipeline” de desarrollo, asegurando que todas las actividades de recaudación de fondos son documentadas adecuadamente y que toda la información recopilada es registrada de manera ética conforme con GDPR y todos los requisitos legales.
  • Cumplir con las obligaciones a patrocinadores y otorgarles el reconocimiento apropiado.
  • Mantener comunicaciones con las fundaciones para desarrollar una relación profesional con ellas, manteniendo al día todos los informes.
  • Desarrollar y fomentar contactos locales interesados en el teatro, incluyendo el ayuntamiento local y representantes de la comunidad hispanohablante (tanto de España como de Latino America) en Southwark y Lambeth.
  • Realizar investigaciones regularmente sobre nuevas oportunidades de financiación, incluyendo fundaciones, individuos, organismos legales y empresas.
  • Asistir con la promoción a los inversores y liderar el desarrollo de las estrategias de marketing y recaudación de fondos de la organización.
  • Defender los valores de la organización, adherirse a las políticas y procedimientos y llevar a cabo todas las tareas de acuerdo con prácticas de igualdad.
  • Atender reuniones internas y externas, participar en entrenamiento y otras formas de desarrollo de personal y estar disponible para trabajar tardes, fines de semana y días festivos cuando sea necesario.

 

Conocimiento, habilidades y experiencia.

 

Esencial:

  • Fluidez en Español
  • Grado universitario de una universidad reconocida o experiencia equivalente.
  • Experiencia en liderazgo en la preparación de informes y presentaciones que requieren un pensamiento estratégico.
  • Habilidad excelente de comunicarse de manera oral y escrita tanto en Español como en Inglés, persuasión y confianza para vender ideas.
  • Conocimientos de numérica excepcionales, habilidades organizativas y experiencia en el desarrollo de presupuestos.
  • Capacidad de prestar atención al detalle, administrar entregas y cumplir con los plazos.
  • Auto-motivación y la habilidad de trabajar tanto independientemente como junto a otros.
  • Conocimiento de TI y habilidades digitales, particularmente aplicaciones de MS Office.
  • Compromiso y pasión por las artes, con interés en particular por el teatro.

 

Preferible:

  • Al menos tres años de experiencia en recaudación de fondos, organizar eventos y marketing, con un historial de conseguir financiación de diferentes fuentes de ingresos.
  • Carnet de conducir.

 

 

Por favor envíe su CV y carta de presentación a Andrew Dyson en jobs@spanishtheatrecompany.org.uk

 

 

 

 

VOLUNTEER ROLES

Book-keeper

The Role

Preparation of monthly and annual accounts including

  •  Checking of invoice, purchase and expense entries
  • Reconciliation of bank entries
  •  Performing Payroll including pension contributions
  • Calculation and submission of VAT returns on a quarterly basis
  • Manual journaling
  • Maintenance of fixed asset register
  • Production of management financial reports for board and operational use
  • Liaison with financial director

The role is estimated to take around 2 days a month and would suit someone who is interested in theatre, in the Spanish language and who can commit to this level of time. The business works on the Xero financial package so experience of this would be helpful though not essential

Please contact Andrew Dyson on jobs@spanishtheatrecompany.org.uk

 

Chairperson of the Board of Trustees

The Role

in addition to the normal skills of a chair, the ideal candidate should be;

An excellent listener and good at achieving consensus

Able to challenge the Managing Director and provide guidance to senior staff and trustees alike

Whilst we are open to all applications, we would particularly welcome someone with business connections in the inner London boroughs

 

Description

Essential:

Experience of running a board, preferably a charity, or experience at board level

Experience of managing people

A good  knowledge of dramatic arts including dance

Able to lead and facilitate discussions and reach the best overall outcomes

Understanding and acceptance of legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of Trusteeship

Commitment to the charity’s objects, aims and values and willingness to devote time to carry out responsibilities

Desirable:

Knowledge of and contacts within the education sector

A good understanding of events management·

Experience in fundraising through Trust and Foundations

Knowledge and experience of capital fundraising programmes

A wider involvement with the voluntary sector

Spanish Language Speaker

 

Time commitment

The total amount of time required is estimated to be equivalent to  2 days a month,  unevenly spread

Please contact Andrew Dyson on jobs@spanishtheatrecompany.org.uk

 

 

Trustees

 

The Role

We are looking for up to three more trustees, with the aim of separating duties and building capacity, and providing a wider and more expert base of opinion and contacts from which to drive the business.

 

Description

Essential:

Experience of operating on a Board of Trustees or commercial company

A strong interest in and good knowledge of dramatic arts including dance

An ability to make a real difference to the charity through expertise in one or more of the following areas Legal/Capital and/or Revenue fundraising/Commercial Property/The Education sector/Events Management

Understanding and acceptance of the legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of Trusteeship.

Commitment to the charity’s objects, aims and values and willingness to devote time to carry out responsibilities.

Desirable:

A wider involvement with the voluntary sector.

Spanish Language Speaker

Secondary expertise in one of the areas mentioned above

 

Time commitment

The total amount of time required is estimated to be equivalent to  2 days a month,  unevenly spread

Please contact Andrew Dyson on jobs@spanishtheatrecompany.org.uk

 

Box office number: 020 3633 4406

Box Office opening hours:

Mon - Fri 10:00-18:00

info@cervantestheatre.com

Cervantes Theatre Arch 26 229 Union Street London SE1 0LR