Awen Cultural Trust was established in 2015 as a charitable organisation with objectives to enhance cultural opportunities in Bridgend and the wider region. We now require a Fundraising and Development Officer who will work within our Marketing Development team to secure funding from diverse sources, and contribute to telling the story of Awen’s positive impact on people and communities.Fundraising and Development Officer

About Us:

Development Officer/Fundraiser

Grand Pavilion Porthcawl

Awen Cultural Trust was established in 2015 as a charitable organisation with objectives to enhance cultural opportunities in Bridgend and the wider region. Our purpose is to Make People’s Lives Better by providing space and opportunity for people to enjoy vibrant cultural experiences that inspire and enhance their sense of wellbeing. Our values are enshrined in everything we do. From how we interact with customers and partners to how we work internally with colleagues, these are our values:


We look at fresh, creative ways to continually improve what we do and how we do it. We champion innovation and are responsive to the changing world around us.


We are pro-active in developing positive relationships internally and externally with colleagues, stakeholders and partners.


We empower people to achieve their potential and make good things happen.


We strive to be fair in all our dealings and respect one another and the communities we serve. In an average year we can expect in excess of 1 million visitors/users to our services drawn from all areas of the county borough and far beyond.

Job Role:

The successful candidate will be involved in bid writing, individual giving, corporate sponsorship and exploring new fundraising initiatives. With excellent communication skills, you will manage relationships with key trusts, foundations, donors, business partners and hold cultivation events. Ideally you will have experience of fundraising in the cultural sector. We are looking for a team player with a proven record of delivering successful development strategies and achieving income targets

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Additional Information:

Awen aspire to have a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. Therefore, we welcome applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer various flexible working patterns.

We are committed to interviewing all disabled applicants that meet the essential criteria for the post. In addition, we will make reasonable adjustments and make our process accessible to disabled applicants. These are commitments that Awen have signed up to under the Disability Confident Scheme.

Fundraising and Development Officer

To Apply:

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Applicants are made through an online application form. If another accessible format is required, please email or call 01656 754825.