This is an exciting time to be joining the Royal Exchange Theatre, as we reopen our building and welcome visitors back to see a show or take part in a range of activities on or off our site.

We emerge from Covid-19 as a new organisation with communities at our heart. We’ll engage with all communities, learning what it means to be a theatre in the post pandemic world and bring new relevance to audiences and participants.


The Development Coordinator supports the day-to-day administration of all areas of fundraising activity for the Theatre. Acting as the first point of contact for our supporters and supporter enquiries, this position will suit someone who is engaging, organised and passionate about our work across Greater Manchester.


ROLE: Development Coordinator

SALARY: £20,000 pa

CONTRACT: Full-time, 35 hours per week (fixed term for 18 months)

RESPONSIBLE TO: Development Lead

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday 29 November at 12pm

FIRST INTERVIEWS: Tuesday 7 December

SECOND INTERVIEWS (if needed): Friday 10 December

In order to apply, please see the application form and job description below. Please also complete the equal opportunities form that can be found below. 

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Application Form

Job Description

Equal Opportunities Form

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons; however, some communities are currently under-represented within our organisation. We would particularly welcome applications from anyone identifying as ethnically diverse and/or disabled.

We will contact you if you are successful and invite you to interview. Please note due to the volume of applications we are unable to confirm receipt of your application or provide feedback if you have not been shortlisted to interview stage.

The RET holds application forms and interview notes for unsuccessful candidates for 6 months, which will be stored in a secure manner. After the 6-month period, all data will be securely destroyed.