The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) is a leading plant science institute, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and major visitor attraction.
Our mission is to understand and protect plants and fungi for the well-being of people and the future of all life on Earth.
We are working to end the unprecedented extinction crisis and to help create a world where nature is protected, valued by all and managed sustainably.
We will achieve these goals by drawing on our leading scientific research, unrivalled collections of plants and fungi, global network of partners, inspirational gardens at Kew and Wakehurst, and our 260 years of history.
Join us on our journey as protectors of the world’s plants and fungi.
The Foundation directorate is an integral part of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, working to deliver its over-arching strategy.
We are a team of around 60, responsible for fundraising from individuals, corporates, and trusts; with teams providing marketing and communications, events, data, research, and memberships.
Our supporters are key to making our vital science and conservation work possible, providing philanthropic funding to our charitable purpose.
With proven experience of working in a fast-paced events environment, together with stakeholder management skills, the candidate will be able to establish a culture of success and collaboration, forging strong working relationships across teams.
The salary will be £38,300 per annum, depending on skills and experience.
Our fantastic benefits package includes opportunities for continuous learning, a generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, an Employee Assistance Programme and other wellbeing support such as cycle to work scheme and discounted gym membership.
We also offer a competitive pension, an employee discount scheme and free entry into a wide range of national museums and galleries, as well access to our own beautiful gardens at Kew and Wakehurst.