Job Vacancy: Head of Development

Apply by 25th October 2021, 12noon

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

East London Dance is hiring:

Head of Development

As East London Dance starts its next pioneering chapter from a new home at The Talent House, we are seeking to appoint a new Head of Development The Head of Development will lead our fundraising strategy with the Creative Director & Chief Executive and work alongside the wider team to cultivate and maintain a diverse range of partnerships for the organisation. You would be joining at a really exciting period of organisational change as we prepare to move into a new home, providing many news assets and methods to engage supporters in our work. The role will join at a pivotal moment alongside a new Creative Director & Chief Executive and have the ability to shape our NPO application process and business plan.
  • Salary: £35,000 - £37,000
  • Full Time

How to apply

Download the full job pack here
Please submit a CV, with 2 referees, and a covering statement about why you would like the role and how your experience is relevant (no more than 2 pages of A4) to

Please also complete and submit an online anonymous Equal Opportunities Form here.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 25 October 2021, 12noon Interviews: Wednesday 3 November  2021
East London Dance is based in Newham where 72% of the population is of ethnically diverse heritage. We work in the arts and cultural sector, where ethnic diversity is under-represented. Because we are committed to building an inclusive workforce and society, we welcome applications from all areas of our community, and in particular from applicants of ethnically diverse heritage.  We will work with applicants to ensure an accessible interview process relevant to individual needs as required.
For any access needs please contact us at

If you would like to have an informal, confidential conversation about the role in advance of applying please contact Polly Risbridger (Chief Executive & Artistic Director) at


DateApplication deadline: 25th October 2021


Location Interviews in east London or online

Read and download the Job Pack

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