Development Manager JOB TITLE: Development Manager (Trusts & Foundations, Major Donors)REPORTING TO: Director of Development & CommunicationsRESPONSIBLE FOR: No staffBASED: British Science Association, Wellcome Wolfson Building, 165 Queen's Gate, London SW7 5HDTERMS: Full time 35 hours per week, permanent contractSALARY: £27,000 - £35,000 depending on experience; 27 days holiday plus pension and other benefits. Overall Purpose of the job The British Science Association (BSA) is a charity with a vision of a world where science is a fundamental part of culture and society. Our mission is to support, grow and diversify the community of people interested and involved in science; and to strengthen their influence over science's direction and place in society. We are recruiting a Development Manager to build our trusts and foundations programme and establish a major gifts programme for individuals that both meets their needs and secures agreed levels of funding. This is an exciting time for the BSA as we look to increase the reach of our programmes, pilot new activities and create more partnerships to help us reach these goals. Full job description (pdf) To apply: Please send your CV and covering letter that summarises your interest in this post. Please provide evidence of your ability to match the criteria outlined in the Person Specification and send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org ** The closing date for applications for this post has been extended to 15 April 2016 at 5.00 pm ** Terms and conditions From time to time the job entails working extended hours, for which no overtime payments are made. However, The British Science Association does operate a time off in lieu policy. Applicants should note that hours may be particularly demanding, including weekends, during the British Science Festival in September of each year. The Association offers a number of benefits to employees including a contributory pension for eligible employees after three months’ service. Employees are also entitled to either an interest free season ticket following their probationary period or after three months' service (whichever is the longer) or a bicycle loan following the probationary period. All employees are eligible to have death in service insurance from day one of service. Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to bring along proof of nationality and/or proof of ability to work in the UK.Do you have any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings that are not “protected” as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013)? The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account.It is the policy of the British Science Association to appoint successful candidates on the lower end of the pay scale. This allows for progression for the successful candidate during their time at the BSA. Due to number of responses we receive we are unable to respond individually to each application. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date then please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. The British Science Association is an equal opportunities employer and a company committed to diversity. The British Science Association is committed to the fair and equal treatment of potential and existing employees irrespective of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ex-offending background or any other potentially discriminating factor. Only applicants who have a legal right to work within the UK will be considered. This is a description of the job as it is presently constituted. It is the practice of the Association to examine job descriptions from time to time and to update to ensure they relate to the job as then being performed, or to incorporate whatever changes are reasonably required, in discussion with the post-holder.