Galleries is one of the most influential and innovative organisations championing
the possibilities of art, architecture and design.
The Serpentine is seeking a Director
of Development to shape and drive an ambitious
global philanthropy programme to expand its art, architecture, design,
education and public programmes. Reporting to the Chief Executive Yana Peel and
working closely with the Artistic Director Hans Ulrich Obrist, you will develop
and implement a robust fundraising strategy, as well as lead
a professional, high-performing team towards realising the
Galleries’ ambitions and long-term plans. Building on a successful
foundation, you will be responsible for creating a step change in the Serpentine’s
development efforts, ensuring they remain competitive with their
peers and for their global supporters.
in your ability to operate at this leadership level will be underpinned by
a successful, personal track record in developing senior-level
relationships and in securing significant philanthropic gifts. Your
enterprising spirit will enable you to identify and maximise opportunities for
the Serpentine. Your charismatic and inspiring leadership style will
motivate those around you and will encourage a spirit of teamwork to achieve sustainable
If you believe you have the skills, aptitude and
commitment to make a success of this opportunity, we would like to hear from
The Serpentine Galleries are two contemporary art galleries in Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, Central London. Comprising the Serpentine Gallery and the Serpentine Sackler Gallery, they are within five minutes' walk of each other, linked by the bridge over the Serpentine Lake from which the galleries get their names.