Thursday, 22 March 2012

Job Opportunity - Campaign Director

The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) is looking for someone who can establish and implement their capital fundraising campaign for a new museum, archive and visitor centre in a building donated by Royal Mail in Mount Pleasant, London.  The total project cost is £12 -£15 million but with some funding already in place only a proportion of this will need to be fundraised this project

Founded in 2004, the BPMA is an independent registered charity which cares for the archive and museum collections of Royal Mail. It’s Designated Public Record Archive and Museum Collections range from sheets of Penny Blacks, posters and 1930s films, to mobile post offices, pillar boxes and telegrams from the Titanic.

The BPMA is looking for a Campaign Director who can establish and implement the capital fundraising campaign for the project. While some work, such as the establishment of a fundraising board, has already begun, the campaign Director will refine the campaign strategy and implement the major donor fundraising, from individuals, trusts and foundations and corporates.

The BPMA’s Head of Development and Communications, who is responsible for revenue fundraising, is on maternity leave from January 2012 for up to one year.  During this period the Campaign Director will take on certain revenue fundraising and line management responsibilities in addition to the capital fundraising task.

Closing date - Tuesday 10 April 2012 at 9am

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