The Fundraising Manager is a driving force behind the smooth, sustainable and efficient running of our dynamic fundraising strategy. You will ensure that your output supports all areas of our work and realises the growing ambition of our innovative and entrepreneurial charity. You will oversee five key areas of Fundraising; Memberships, Businesses, Sponsorship, Donations and Gift Aid.

    You will manage the strategic ambitions, ensuring income targets are met, compliance and best practice is always achieved. The Fundraising Manager will also deliver on an annual target which we intend to grow as an essential income stream in achieving sustainability for the organisation.

    This is a three day per week position (24 hours per week). Occasional evening and weekend work will be required.


    Our vision is to build an inclusive creative community rooted in our home in South Bristol. Our inspirational theatre will nurture talent and provide life-changing opportunities for all.

    The unforgettable experiences we offer are built on the values of curiosity, kindness, collaboration and inclusion. We want everyone who attends Tobacco Factory Theatres to feel equally welcome, respected and valued.

    To achieve this, we need to make our programmes and spaces more accessible and relevant. We are thus committed to embodying and championing diversity and inclusion across our audiences, beneficiaries, staff and board.

    Whilst we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, we encourage applications from people whose identities or backgrounds are under-represented in our organisation, including those who face barriers to opportunities, people from working class backgrounds, people from the LGBTQIA+ community, and people from Black, Asian, traveller, mixed heritage or other global majority backgrounds.

    If this applies to you, please refer to this in your application and we will guarantee an interview if you meet the criteria listed in ‘We would like to hear from people who have’.

    If you require an Application Pack in an alternative format or have any questions about this role or the application, please email:

    Please download the Recruitment Pack, Application Form and Equal Opportunities form from the yellow box on this page.


    To apply for this position, please email with the subject ‘Fundraising Manager’ and include all of the following:

    • Completed application form outlining your experience against the personal specification
    • OR a short film/audio file detailing relevant experience and why you want this role
    • A completed Equalities Monitoring form

    Deadline: 10am Thursday 22 June 2023
    Applications received after this time cannot be considered

    Interviews: Wednesday 28 June 2023

    Start date: ASAP following offer

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