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 Help Musicians UK provides help, support and opportunities to empower musicians at all stages of their lives.

We are a spirited and energetic team who are passionate about music and are inspired to make a positive impact on others. Our working environment is supportive and we value those who work with us. We’re committed to equal opportunities and look for vibrant, dedicated people who will help us achieve our objectives.

 

Philanthropy and Legacy Officer

Contract Type: Permanent contract – 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

Flexible working arrangements will be considered for the right candidate. Please contact us to discuss.

Salary: £24,000 – £28,000 per annum (dependent on candidate experience)

Help Musicians UK is Britain’s leading independent music charity and has provided help, support and opportunities to empower musicians at all stages of their lives for 97 years. HMUK's mission is to create a sustainable future for all musicians and the industry by supporting those who work in the music industry through grants, health and welfare services, campaigning, creative programmes and targeted investment initiatives. It exists to advocate, educate and provide information around issues which affect musicians and the industry that surrounds them. 

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team in London in a Philanthropy and Legacy Officer role. In consultation with the Philanthropy Manager, you will plan and implement the major donor strategy to develop and grow the income generated through major giving. You will liaise directly with other fundraising team members to capitalise on activity across other income streams (and charity departments) that may facilitate major donor fundraising, making recommendations to the Fundraising Director on identified opportunities

Working with the Philanthropy Manager and the Fundraising Director, you will work on an existing pipeline of donors whilst working with key internal contacts to expand the number of prospects you are working on. You will work on our calendar of exclusive stewardship events including our flagship event, the Festival of St Cecilia which celebrates its 73rd year in 2019. Additionally, you will be an integral part of the relaunch of our high net worth giving club, and lead on its stewardship programme.

Legacy fundraising is the backbone of the organisation and as such, a new strategy is being developed to recruit new legacy pledgers. Alongside the Philanthropy Manager, you will help to launch the new campaign in Summer/Autumn 2019 to steward existing legators and ensure their continued support and establish a pipeline of prospective legacy pledgers.

 

To be successful you will need:

·      Good knowledge of fundraising techniques and principles
·      Specialist knowledge of major donor fundraising
·      Specialist knowledge of best practice donor stewardship
·      Specialist knowledge of how to make the ask
·      Specialist knowledge of relationship building
·      Good knowledge of Legacy fundraising
·      At least three years’ experience working within a major donor fundraising role, ideally in the arts / culture / charity sector
·      Experience of working with high profile individuals from a range of different backgrounds and the associated challenges
·      Experience of working on a pipeline of major donor prospects across all stages of solicitation, from cold through to conversion including making the ask
·      Experience of successfully working towards an agreed financial target

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing organisation and to work to achieve the charity’s ambitions to support career and creative opportunities for music makers and the industry.

To apply please download the job description and complete the application forms below.

Deadline for applications: Monday 18 February at 12pm

All enquiries and applications should be made to recruitment@helpmusicians.org.uk

T: 020 7239 9100

 

Philanthropy and Legacy Officer Job Description February 2019 73.01KB DOCX document   HMUK application form part 1 203.00KB DOC document   HMUK application form part 2 180.50KB DOC document

 

IT Support Engineer

Contract Type: Permanent contract – 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday)  

Salary: £23,000 to £27,000 per annum (dependent on candidate experience)

Help Musicians UK is Britain’s leading independent music charity and has provided help, support and opportunities to empower musicians at all stages of their lives for 97 years. HMUK's mission is to create a sustainable future for all musicians and the industry by supporting those who work in the music industry through grants, health and welfare services, campaigning, creative programmes and targeted investment initiatives. It exists to advocate, educate and provide information around issues which affect musicians and the industry that surrounds them. 

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team in London in a IT Support Engineer role. You will provide support to office-based and remote end users, taking responsibility for many of the requests coming into the IT Service Desk and escalating where necessary. You will work with the IT Manager and other members of the IT team to continually improve IT systems and services and aid with planning and implementation of new systems as driven by the charity’s strategy and new initiatives.

 

To be successful you will need:

·         Good knowledge of Microsoft Windows domain environments and administration of systems including Active Directory, Group Policy, DHCP, DNS, WSUS, Windows Server 2008 R2 – 2016, Windows 10, Exchange Server 2010 – 2016
·         Good knowledge of cloud platforms, including Office 365, SharePoint Online, Exchange Online and Microsoft Azure
·         Knowledge of networking principles and technologies, including routing, switching, VLANs and VPN
·         Sound understanding of security principles relating to firewalls, file systems and access control
·         Good working knowledge of small to large sized database and CRM applications, relational databases and Microsoft SQL Server
·         Understanding of administration of telephony systems
·         At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role
 
Person specification
·         Ability to concisely specify requirements across all departments
·         Excellent interpersonal skills and team player
·         Ability and willingness to learn new skills
·         Strong troubleshooting skills
·         Excellent written and spoken English
·         Able to communicate clearly to others, including delivering training on IT systems to others (frequently on a 1-1 basis)
·         Ability to remain calm under pressure and prioritise
·         Ability to think creatively to find solutions
·         High levels of self-motivation
·         Proactive and confident in providing a high-quality customer service to all internal and external contacts

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing organisation and to work to achieve the charity’s ambitions to support career and creative opportunities for music makers and the industry.

To apply please visit complete the application form linked below.

All enquiries and applications should be made to recruitment@helpmusicians.org.uk

T: 020 7239 9100

 

IT Support Engineer Job Description January 2019 33.05KB DOCX document   HMUK application form part 1 203.00KB DOC document   HMUK application form part 2 180.50KB DOC document

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“It’s challenging to take yourself to the next level without help, and being full time in music can be difficult at the beginning, especially financially. Help Musicians UK has helped us carry our vision forward, without having to limit our musical creativity.”

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