Transforming Communities

We’re Hiring! Trusts & Foundations Manager

Live Music Now is looking for a Trusts and Foundations Manager to join our central team.

Contract type
Full time, permanent
Pay scale
£36,000–£40,0000 pa (dependent on experience)
Remote, London (Somerset House office) or hybrid
Deadline to apply
9am, Wednesday 17th May

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Trusts & Foundations Manager will work closely with the strategic and regional teams across Live Music Now to secure grants and manage ongoing relationships with funders.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Researching funding opportunities and creating a pipeline of potential funds / grants to apply for
  • Writing grant applications including both large requests (£100k+) to national funders (e.g. National Lottery/ Arts Council), as well as smaller funds
  • Managing relationships with prospects and funders, answering enquiries, arranging project visits and preparing end of grant reports
  • Liaising with academic partners and freelance fundraising consultants on collaborative grant applications
  • Supporting regional/national Directors in developing branch T&F funding pipeline and assisting with regional applications

The role can be delivered remotely with some travel across UK regions, or based in our central London office in Somerset House.

The position is permanent, 5 days per week with flexible working hours considered.


Click here to read the full job description and person specification.

Please upload CV and covering letter in English to this link by 9am on Wednesday 17th May.


We really want to hear from people who see themselves as under-represented in the cultural sector including those facing disabling barriers.

If you would like to submit your application in another format we would be happy to accommodate this. Please contact the office on 020 7759 1803 or email [email protected] so that suitable alternatives can be discussed.

All Disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria will be interviewed. Short-listed candidates will have the opportunity to discuss their access requirements for the interview.