The holder of this new position will need to be highly organised and self- motivated

She/He will be based at 11 Garrick Street in the offices of the Royal Theatrical Fund.

Acting For Others(A4O) is the trading name of Combined Theatrical Charities, a fund-raising charity which has 15 member charities, all active in welfare for theatre workers of all kinds. 

Salary c£25,000 per annum

This is a full-time position, and at times there may be considerable evening activity required. 

At present, A4O has four main fund-raising activities each year:

1.     Annual Bucket Collections in almost every theatre in the UK during the last two weeks of October


2.     West End Bake-Off – a competition between West End shows for the best cakes, held for the past two years in the summer in St Anne’s Churchyard, Soho, open to the public


3.     The Spotlight Run, a fund-raising run in Regents Park, held for the past two years in September


4.     One Night Only at The Ivy, where famous actors are the maitre d’, bar and waiting staff.

To ensure that these, and any new initiatives, achieve their potential, the Administrator will need to take responsibility for:

Co-ordinating annual theatre collections across the UK

Researching theatre productions and shows in all UK Theatres. Keeping detailed records of all contacts on database and amounts raised.

Liaising between the theatre, company manager, producer and cast members to ensure complete support.

Ensuring all involved are thanked.

Collecting cash from some London theatres.

Preparing promotional materials

Promoting A4O and events through Social Media

Liaising with the PR company

Building and managing long term meaningful relationships with supporters and donors.

Maintaining confidentiality for high profile supporters.

Organising meetings, taking full Minutes, and ensuring follow-up

Maintaining close links with the charities and keeping them informed of all activities.

Reporting to the Chairman, Trustees, Fundraising Chairman and General Secretary.


This will require, among other attributes:

Excellent administration skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Good knowledge of Microsoft Office 2016.

Ability to prioritise across a range of projects as needed to meet tight deadlines


Please submit your CV and covering letter to:

Deadline for applications is 31st March 2017

AuthorMark Lomas