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Development Manager

South London Gallery (SLG) is recruiting for a Development Manager. 

Job Title: Development Manager 

Hours: 35 hours per week 

Salary Scale:  £35,766 – £41,535
Appointments are made at the start of the salary scale, £35,766 – £41,535, with annual pay progression based on satisfactory performance. In addition, the pay scale is reviewed annually in the light of cost of living and operational budgets.

Pension: 6% employer pension contribution  

Holiday: 26 days pro rata plus bank holidays  

Reports to: Director of Development & Enterprise 

The appointment is subject to a satisfactory DBS check 


In our endeavour to diversify our workforce and create a more inclusive environment, we guarantee to interview all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria listed in the person specification and to appoint on the basis of objective criteria.  

We particularly encourage and welcome applications from people from backgrounds which are underrepresented in museums and galleries, including people from low-income backgrounds, people from Black, Asian and ethnically diverse backgrounds and disabled people.    

About The Role   

The Development Manager works closely with the Director of Development & Enterprise and the Development team to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate the SLG’s fundraising strategy. The role will work across all aspects of fundraising with particular focus and responsibility for trusts, foundations, embassies and institutional supporters, as well as public funding from Arts Council England and Southwark Council. 

The postholder is responsible for ensuring the organisation maintains impeccable relationships with supporters and potential donors, and works closely with the Director, Deputy Director and Director of Development & Enterprise to ensure targets for capital and revenue projects are met.

How to Apply  

Please download an Applicant Details Form and an Application Form on the right of this page and email both completed forms to    

Please also complete the online equal opportunities monitoring form here: 

The equal opportunities form is anonymous and separate to your application.  

The deadline for applications is 12pm on Tuesday 23 April and interviews are scheduled for Tuesday 7 May. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Craig Jones, HR & Administration Manager, at