V&A Dundee
V&A Dundee

Charity registered in Scotland SC041219

An international centre of design, V&A Dundee presents the brilliance of Scottish creativity and the best of design from around the world. The first ever dedicated design museum in Scotland and the only other V&A museum anywhere in the world outside London, V&A Dundee provides a place of inspiration, discovery and learning through its mission to enrich lives through design.

Current vacancies

Major Gifts Manager

  • Full time
  • £34,000 – £38,000
  • Angus, Dundee
  • Closing 30th October 2019

V&A Dundee is seeking an experienced Major Gifts Manager to work to ambitious funding targets in support of the museums core funding, exhibitions and learning programmes.

V&A Dundee is a charity and we have recently set out to raise approximately £10 million over 5 years from private sources to sustain the successful operation of the museum. The Philanthropy & Partnerships (P&P) team are responsible for delivering this income by working with individuals, corporates, trusts and foundations and through various annual giving programmes to secure support by demonstrating the value and impact of V&A Dundee. We offer a range of ways for supporters to engage with us, this includes – partnerships, sponsorship, patrons’ schemes, individual membership and corporate membership schemes.

Role Profile

As a member of the Philanthropy & Partnerships team, this role will maximise income to V&A Dundee by securing and sustaining financial support for the museum from high net-worth individuals. Working closely with the Director of P&P, other key staff and advocates such as the museum Director and Board, the post-holder will develop relationships with and solicit major gifts from individuals in order to meet agreed fundraising targets, ensuring sustained charitable giving and donors’ deepening association with V&A Dundee.