Seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Fundraiser for Science Gallery Venice

Science Gallery Venice, now entering its development phase, is recruiting an enthusiastic and motivated person to fundraise and cultivate new and existing supporter relationships with the goal of Science Gallery achieving long-term financial sustainability. 

Reporting directly to the Science Gallery Venice Director, a world leader in science and art management (expected to be on board by September 2017 at the latest)  who will also be member of the search committee alongside Fondazione Ca’ Foscari, the successful candidate will be passionate about the mission and vision of Science Gallery and have an understanding of our core values and programme of activity.

Science Gallery Venice has a unique opportunity to play a key role in transforming the whole city into a space for creative engagement with science and culture. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to take ownership of initiatives and to see them through to a successful conclusion.

Proven experience in fundraising and/or business development, excellent proposal-writing skills, and experience of creating strong and fruitful relationships will be required. High levels of energy and dynamism, together with excellent communication and influencing skills will be vital.

Science Gallery Venice will consist of a small but very dynamic team and during exhibitions and events all staff are expected to take an active involvement in the delivery to ensure the best possible experience for visitors.

Essential Qualities

  • Passionate about Science Gallery and its mission

  • Strong interpersonal skills, coupled with curiosity and openness

  • Flexibility of approach is essential. As described in the job specification, an ability to multi-task and take on different roles depending on the demands of the Gallery is required.

  • An interest in current science, technology and the arts/culture would be of considerable advantage

Further information

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Interested candidates are invited to send their application (cv and motivation letter) to, with the subject “Fundraiser - Science Gallery Venice” with Fabio Poles ( in carbon copy.

The deadline for receiving the application is May 12th, 2017