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Trusts, Foundations & Corporate Partnerships Assistant

The Trusts, Foundations and Corporate Partnerships Assistant works as part of the Development Department delivering the annual Fundraising strategy for the organisation with annual departmental targets of c. £400,000. This role would be suitable for someone with at least 1 year of experience in a fundraising or communications environment. An interest and knowledge in contemporary classical music would be an advantage.

Scope of Role

  • Responsible for the applications to Trusts and Foundations
  • Support the researching, cultivating and managing corporate donors and partnerships
  • Plan and deliver fundraising events

Terms and Conditions

Working hours: Full-time, 5 days per week
Salary range: £18,000 - £20,000 depending on experience
Annual leave: 25 days per annum pro rata plus statutory holidays
Pension: Contributions match employee contributions up to a maximum of 3%.

How to apply

To apply for this position please send a completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to Please note that we do not accept CVs.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Friday 17 November 2017
Interviews are likely to be held on in the week of 27 November 2017

For any queries please contact Craig West, General Manager

Download Application Form


Download Equal Opportunities Form


Trustee/ Council Members

London Sinfonietta is recruiting to its Board of Trustees, the London Sinfonietta Council.

The London Sinfonietta’s mission is to place the best contemporary classical music at the heart of today’s culture; engaging and challenging the public through inspiring performances of the highest standard, and taking risks to develop new work and talent.

The Council is the principal leadership body for the charity ensuring strategic and operational decisions are congruent with the mission and objectives of the organisation and are operated within the laws and regulations that govern. Artistic and Operational strategy and decisions are delegated to the Management Team of thirteen led by Chief Executive Andrew Burke. Development and Finance Working Groups jointly formed by members of both Council and Staff report back to the Council itself.

London Sinfonietta is seeking new trustees to join the Council as it marks its 50th anniversary and embarks on the next stages of its development. Candidates are welcomed from a diverse range of backgrounds and with broad skill-sets as we seek to enhance the experience and support of the Council.

Scope of Role

  • Policy and strategic planning
  • Fundraising and advocacy
  • Legal and Financial
  • Employment and Personnel


  • Attendance at regular Council meetings (4 meetings per year)
  • Involvement in working group meetings, as agreed in addition.
  • Attendance at performances by the ensemble as well as any other key events such as fundraising events.
  • Advice and support to senior management staff by phone or e-mail if required.

How to apply

For full role details please see application pack.

Please send your CV and application letter by post to:

Craig West, General Manager – London Sinfonietta, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG

Or by e-mail to:


Friday 1 December 2017

Download Application Pack

LS Council Application Pack.pdf

Download Equal Opportunities Form