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New Funding Development Manager appointed

Written by The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain on October 8, 2020

The National Youth and National Children’s Brass Bands of Great Britain (NYBBGB) has appointed its first ever Funding Development Manager, the last in the series of key management appointments for the organisation.

Louise Shaw, an experienced fundraiser and charity manager who has raised some £20 million for charity, joins from the University of Sheffield, where she worked as its Senior Philanthropy Manager – Foundations from December 2011. The University of Huddersfield graduate, will be responsible for raising vital funds for the organisation.

The new funding role complements the recent appointments of Mark Bromley (CEO),  Richard Milton (Operations Manager) and Ben Stratford (Communications and Marketing Manager.)

Mark Bromley, NYBB CEO, said: “We’re delighted to have appointed Louise to the new role. She will be a key member of the leadership team of the NYBBGB, with the purpose of helping develop and deliver the organisation’s funding development strategy, which in turn will support the organisation in its plans to make the Band more accessible to a broader range of people.”

Louise Shaw added “This is a very exciting opportunity and I really am looking forward to playing my part in the Band’s future. If you would like to support the Band in any way, big or small, please get in touch with me.”

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