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Development coordinator

Development coordinator

companyThe Line
locationLondon, UK
ExpiresExpires: 14/02/2022
Outreach / Partnerships / Community Engagement
Permanent position
£20,000 to £30,000 per year

Closing date: Monday 31st January at 5pm

Salary: £30,000 pro rata (22.5 hours per week)

Start date: from February 2022

Contract: 3 days per week, permanent

Bring your experience in writing funding applications and fantastic research skills to this upcoming role with the organisation behind London's first dedicated art walk!

The Line are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Development Coordinator to join our small and dedicated team at an exciting time of growth and expansion for the organisation. The role will deliver practical and essential support to the organisation and would suit someone with a passion for arts and community with imagination, strong writing skills and an ambition to build on their fundraising experience.


  • Support the organisation to achieve its fundraising targets through current and new funding streams
  • Support Senior Management Team with planning and delivery of Patron events, walks and tours
  • Support the development and coordination of Groundbreaker's Cultural Circle lunches and associated events
  • Support the Head of Strategy and Partnerships in all other fundraising activities
  • Undertake ongoing prospect research; research potential supporters (individuals, organisations and trusts and foundations) for specific projects as well as ongoing core support
  • Maintain The Line’s database of (past, present and potential) Trusts, Foundations and patrons and ensure regular contact
  • Put together reporting programme and protocols and ensure all funder reports are delivered on time
  • Prepare and input into funding applications
  • Capture outcomes and impacts identified through evaluation and audience engagement to support funding approaches
  • Process and log all donations including acknowledgement requirements, and set dates for review and further actions
  • Support the migration of databases onto funder and donor management software
  • Establish and maintain a system for acknowledgements ensuring that all supporters are credited effectively online and where possible on The Line itself
  • Where appropriate work with The Line’s Digital Producer to design materials for fundraising purposes
  • Support the development of a plan and strategy for Legacy Gifts
  • Liaise with cultural partners on fundraising and reporting for The Line’s programme of Collaborations

Knowledge, skills, experience


  • Experience in writing funding applications and reports
  • Strong writing skills and excellent interpersonal communication
  • A team player – willing and wanting to make a wider contribution
  • A logical approach to problem solving and administrative tasks
  • Excellent research skills
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy with a systematic approach
  • Ability to work to deadlines Desirable Attributes


  • Experience of coordinating fundraising events and tours
  • An interest in the arts

Flexibility will be required for occasional weekend working and evening events. This role is based The Line's London offices, as well as some remote working and occasionally on the route itself in Newham, Tower Hamlets, and Greenwich.

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

Please make sure that you state in your application that you found this role via Creative Access.

Required degree level

  • Level 6 (e.g. Bachelor's degree)

Years of experience

  • Mid-Level

Salary range

  • £20,000 to £30,000 per year