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FUNDRAISING AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

£25k – £28k – LEEDS
2 years, fixed term contract; Full time – 37.5 hours per week

This is an exciting new development for the management team at Yorkshire Dance as we move towards the next stage in our growth and explore new and innovative ways of meeting our charitable aims and objectives. The position is ideal for someone who is ready to take the next step in their career. You will be a dynamic people person and team player, who thrives on working with a wide range of people. You will enjoy using your initiative alongside your experience of the arts, public and charitable sectors to develop creative approaches to raising awareness and income for a wide range of projects and services undertaken by Yorkshire Dance.

This is a senior role within the organisation and you will be called upon to represent Yorkshire Dance with potential business partners, funders and clients. You will have excellent communication skills and act as an ambassador at networking events. Flexibility in hours and some travel outside the region may be required.

To apply, please download a Job Pack, Application Form & Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form or request a pack by email from admin@yorkshiredance.com.  Sorry, we can’t accept CVs.

Closing date:      10am 30 September 2014
Interviews:         Wednesday 8 October 2014 in Leeds

Yorkshire Dance is an equal opportunities employer.
Yorkshire Dance is supported using public funding by Arts Council England and Leeds City Council.

More about Yorkshire Dance

Yorkshire Dance champions the development of dance in Yorkshire. We do so by raising standards, increasing knowledge and understanding and fostering creativity and innovation.
We create opportunities for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to see, make and take part in high quality dance that is rooted in their creativity, in their lives and in their communities, with the power to transform and inspire.
We create opportunities for emerging and established artists and practitioners to research, create and present new contemporary work on the small scale, and in communities, developing their skills, expertise and networks.
We create opportunities for people to experience dance by working with partners in local authorities and the arts, in health and in sport, building a region-wide infrastructure for dance development.

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Volunteers at Yorkshires 2012

Volunteers and placements

We are always delighted to hear from people who would like to volunteer some of their time to help us out in our building, with our work in the community of Leeds and at major one-off events around Yorkshire. Volunteers play an important role at Yorkshire Dance. We aim to offer a position that provides the volunteer with a challenge, opportunities to develop skills, and plenty of fun, in return for a commitment in time. Send us your CV and a covering letter, explaining why you’d like to volunteer and when you are available by email to admin@yorkshiredance.com or by mail to our postal address. Please note, we may not be able to offer a volunteer position to all applicants.

Yorkshire Dance is pleased to accept work experience students who can offer a minimum of 6 weeks (full-time). If you are able to do this, please send a covering letter and CV either via email to admin@yorkshiredance.com or by mail to our postal address. Tell us why you want to do work experience with us, what you hope to get out of it, and how it relates to your future plans. We will then contact you to arrange an interview. Please note, we may not be able to offer a work placement to all applicants.

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