Plymouth Music Zone is looking for a dynamic and hard working fundraising professional to join our committed and creative team.

Applicants need to demonstrate a proven track record in fundraising and marketing within the creative or charitable sectors. We are looking for a gifted storyteller with proven hands-on success with public funding, Trusts and Foundations, expertise in attracting voluntary income and in addition relationship fundraising.

In response to the current pandemic, we want an all-rounder who can focus in the first instance on applications to public funders and Trusts and Foundations.  Later aims are to develop voluntary income streams.  PMZ’s Development Director will be someone who has passion, creativity, humour, initiative and tenacity in equal measure.

If we’re describing you, please have a look at the full job description and background information below.

Opportunity details:

Job title: Development Director

Salary: £32,000 – £35,000 (depending on experience)

Overall purpose: To lead on the strategic development and implementation of all fundraising and marketing activities. This will include drafting funding bids, managing relationships with current supporters, developing new initiatives, identifying new prospects and generating new income from individuals.

Hours: Permanent and full-time based on 37.5 hours per week.

Further details:

If you’re still inspired and up for the challenge, we’d love for you to submit a covering letter and application form.

Please submit your application via

The closing date for applications is 5pm Monday 16 November.

Interviews will be held on Friday 27 November via Zoom.

If you need the application form in an alternate format, please don’t hesitate to contact us:

01752 213690