Job Vacancy: Partnerships and Development Manager

Apply by Monday 19 April 2021, 12noon

Myself UK Celebration Dance Battle, 2019. Photo: Foteini Christofilopoulou

East London Dance is hiring:

Partnerships and Development Manager (p/t 0.8)

Do you have a passion for telling stories?

We are looking for someone to help us tell East London Dance’s story in order to open up new networks and attract funders and supporters for our work.

It’s an exciting time for East London Dance as we prepare to move into our new home at Sugar House Island in Summer 2021. The Partnerships and Development Manager will use the fundraising momentum from our capital project and recent branding refresh in order to maintain existing and attract new revenue supporters for our work. You will also play a role in supporting the development of our strategic and programme partnerships.

You will have a proven track record of successful fundraising within the cultural, charity or voluntary sectors, with experience of establishing and managing partnerships with a range of organisations and individuals. You will be a persuasive communicator with an ability to articulate values and beliefs; comfortable writing funding applications as well as networking and cultivation.

  • Salary: £32,000 – £37,000 full time equivalent
  • Part Time: 0.8 (30 hours p/week)

How to apply

Please download and read the Job Pack before applying for this role.

Apply online here

All submissions must be completed via the online application form linked above. We recommend you immediately save your progress by clicking the save button at the bottom right corner of the page which will then email you a personalised link. If not completing the form in one go please remember to save before exiting your page or browser.

Closing date for applications: Monday 19 April 2021, 12noon

Interviews (via Zoom): Tuesday 27 April 2021

East London Dance is committed to being a truly inclusive organisation. 

We recognise people can face a range of barriers going through recruitment processes and are committed to breaking down these barriers. We particularly encourage applications from people who are underrepresented in the cultural sector including Black, Asian and ethnically diverse individuals, and disabled people. We treat all job applications equally, regardless of age, disability, gender identity or gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or any other equality characteristic. 

We are currently working from home and will embrace partial remote working applications following government restrictions. Proposals for flexi-working and job-sharing are also welcome and considered openly. Our future office locations are accessible to wheelchair users.

For any access needs, or questions about the role please contact us at


DateApplication deadline: Monday 19 April 2021


Location Interviews online via Zoom