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The Fitzwilliam Museum is the principal museum of the University of Cambridge with designated collections of international importance, a staff of c.200 FTE, and a volunteer workforce of 100+. The Fitzwilliam is also the largest cultural venue in the region, welcoming some 400,000 visitors a year to its permanent galleries, temporary exhibitions and wide-ranging public engagement programme. The Museum has over half a million works of art and antiquities spanning centuries and displays them in 23 galleries.

Alongside their colleagues in Cambridge University Development and Alumni Relations (CUDAR), the Fitzwilliam Museum Development Office raises funds in support of Museum priorities such as conservation, exhibitions, education programmes, large capital projects and specific campaigns. The Museum recently undertook and published a review of its Mission which underlined its reliance on the Development Office's professional, effective and focussed engagement of donors to achieve its ambitious Masterplan for the building and the organisation.

The Development Coordinator will work in the Development Office of the Fitzwilliam Museum, reporting to the Head of Development. The Development Coordinator will have previous development experience and will provide the vital administrative support for approaches to individuals, visitors to the Museum, charitable trusts and foundations. They will efficiently enable the Museum to fundraise for priority projects by initiating and maintaining important internal and external relationships.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check, a security check and a standard Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Any queries should be directed to or by telephone on 01223 764840.

Click the 'Apply' button on the advert on the University's Job Opportunities pages to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Closing Date: Sunday 16th February 2020 at 12 Midnight

Interview Date: Wednesday / Thursday 26th / 27th February 2020

Please quote reference DA22283 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.