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We are excited to announce that New Earth Theatre and Tamasha are looking for a Freelance Development Manager. This new role will be shared across both companies to support us in delivering our fundraising plans over the next 12 months.

Application deadline Monday 12 July at midday.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for an experienced development professional who understands the challenges that small creative organisations (annual turnover ~ £350,000 – £500,000) face in raising funds. The appointed person will work evenly across the two organisations, focusing primarily on supporting both to grow their income from Trusts & Foundations during 2021-22, alongside supporting us to undertake some strategic planning and development. 


  • Significant fundraising experience in a creative sector and/or charities environment, particularly in managing applications above £30,000.
  • Experience of interpreting complex project proposals, data and budgets.
  • Strong communication skills – confidence in dealing with people at all levels, demonstrating professionalism and diplomacy.
  • Results oriented with a positive outlook, well-organised and ability to managemultiple priorities.
  • Creative with a willingness to try new approaches and take appropriate risks.


  • Good understanding of theatre production and touring in the UK.
  • Knowledge and awareness of the needs of ethnically diverse creativeorganisations and communities.

To find out more download the full job brief below.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to us, outlining how you meet the essential skills and experience required for this post, along with the details of 2 recent referees. You should also return the below application form and complete the online equal opportunities form.

Applications should be submitted by email to Aitor Gonzalez at Tamasha on [email protected] Please mark your email ‘Development Manager application’.

If you have any queries or would like an informal chat about the role pleasecontact either Valerie Synmoie on [email protected] or Lian Wilkinson on [email protected]

Given the focus of our work and our commitment to supporting ethnically diverse creative practice, we positively encourage applications from ethnically diverse candidates that meet the skills and experience outlined.