Development Events and Engagement Officer

  • Job Reference: 00004403-1
  • Date Posted: 6 December 2022
  • Recruiter: Royal Air Force Museum London
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £29,720
  • Sector: Executive Positions
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Development Events and Engagement Officer




£29,720 per annum

The Royal Air Force Museum is a national museum, a Government non-departmental public body (NDPB) and a registered charity, with two sister sites at London and Midlands. Our purpose is to share the RAF story, past, present and future - using the stories of its people and our collections in order to engage, inform and inspire. Our Vision is to inspire everyone with the RAF story – the people who shape it and its place in our lives.


This is an exciting opportunity to join the Museum’s Development Team to assist with delivering the Museum’s Strategy 2030. The role will provide an excellent opportunity for an individual with the interest and aptitude to join a fast-paced team running events to support Museum programmes and helping to grow the Development Events portfolio to drive supporter engagement. Working closely with the Head of Development and wider Museum teams you will support special events, and exhibition openings as well as provide support to our mid-level giving program.


The successful candidate will have attention to detail, a supporter-orientated approach and be able to work with stakeholders and guests at all levels and will ideally be from a fundraising or events background.  


This is an exciting opportunity to join the Museum’s Development Team as they embark on delivering the Museum’s Strategy 2030 and deliver the RAF Museum Midlands Development Programme capital appeal and raise £27M to further develop our Midlands site while also supporting projects in London.  


There is a requirement to work occasional weekends and evenings as necessary. Regular travel between sites will be required.


The post will be based at our London site.


To apply:


  • Please download the full job description on our website at:


  • Please provide your current CV with a supporting statement which provides specific examples which demonstrate how you meet the competencies in the person specification. Please note that the shortlisting process will give greater weighting to the essential technical competencies. Please send the completed documents to with ‘Development Events and Engagement Officer’ on the subject line. 


  • Closing date for applications: 31 December 2022


  • Interviews will take place on: 10 January 2023