Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (BCMG) is one of Europe’s leading new music ensembles whose critically-acclaimed work includes concerts, tours, new music commissions and learning and participation programmes.

BCMG’s Head of Development plays a key role in enabling the company to realise its overall artistic, commissioning, performance and learning programme. The role includes strategic development of the company’s fundraising programme, which currently focuses on public funding, charitable trusts, and major and individual donors. It covers the identification and recruitment of new partners and stakeholders; the management of existing key stakeholder relationships with public, private and partnership funders of BCMG’s work; communications connected to the development role both externally and internally; and a wider contribution to the development of specific projects of the company.


For questions about the role, please contact our specialist recruitment partner at Eden Brown Charities,  Laura Iliff on 01132207540 to arrange a confidential conversation about the role.


Please send a CV and Personal Statement describing why you are suitable for the role to Laura Iliff at Eden Brown Charities at [email protected]. Applications must be received before 9am on Tuesday 9 March 2021. Applications received after this date and time will not be considered.

Interviews will take place at CBSO Centre, Berkley Street, Birmingham, B1 2LF, on Monday 15 March 2021. Should candidates prefer, a digital interview will be organised on the same date.

Head of Development Application Pack (PDF)