HEAD OF development

We’re looking for an experienced and accomplished fundraiser to lead our new development team and build on the fundraising successes achieved through our recent capital campaign. The successful candidate will be joining us at a critical time – in 2021, Reading Rep will launch its brand new 170 seat theatre with an exciting season of shows and award-winning community engagement programme. In a post Covid-19 context this will be more important than ever. Read more about the position below.

How To Apply 

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter (of no more than two sides each) demonstrating how your experience, skills and qualities make you the ideal candidate for this role to 

Please put HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT in the subject line of your email. Please ensure you send back a completed equal opportunities monitoring form as part of the application.

The deadline for applications is Monday the 12th April 2021 at 6pm

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 19th April 2021

Please review the Job Description and person specification in the job pack below.




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Reading Rep is actively seeking hosts for actors and creatives in the area while they are working with us. Hosts will have a private spare room in their house and and be happy to accommodate one of our team while they are in the area. We will add these to a digs list. We pay a weekly rate for for this and are seeking hosts in and around central Reading. If you are interested in being added to this list please get in touch with us at




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