Fundraising & Development Officer

Jo Cole

Jo is a freelance Arts Consultant based in South East London, supporting a variety of performing and visual arts clients with their fundraising, development, public relations and media activities.

She works with Greenwich Music School on a part-time basis as Fundraising and Development Officer.

A Modern Languages graduate from Oxford University she worked for several years as a freelance publicist across contemporary dance, music and film festivals. Jo then worked as Development Manager at the Barbican, managing and growing its Corporate Partnership Scheme and international fundraising for the contemporary world music programme. She loves independent cinema and has worked as a freelance Producer, producing an award-winning feature length documentary with contemporary artist Dryden Goodwin.  She has extensive experience of working with arts education initiatives and strongly believes in equality of access to the arts through childhood and beyond. She is a keen amateur flautist and enjoys trying to improve her improvisation skills by making music with her family.