Business Development Manager

Full time: 35 hours per week
Salary: £35,000 – £39,600 depending on experience
2 year fixed term contract, with potential of extension

We have an exciting opportunity to join our thriving team as a Business Development Manager, to support us to grow with new opportunities and working with others.

We have ambitious plans to deliver high quality services, to make an impact and improve the lives of our service users and the community they live in.  This newly created role will be an important part of the Senior Management Team, reporting directly to our new CEO.  You will build and oversee a team of fundraising volunteers and help us shape and deliver our future strategy.

You will have experience of stakeholder relationships and building partnerships, including CCGs, statutory and local authorities. You’ll understand the charity fundraising landscape and have proven success in bid writing, securing new and existing services – and you’ll have a passion for making a difference.

This role is initially fixed term for 2 years but may be extended if proven successful.

Benefits:

  • Paid annual leave (+ bank holidays)
  • Company Sick Pay (Qualifying period required)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible employer sensitive to the needs of today’s workforce
  • Commitment to continued professional development
  • Working for a locally focused charity dedicated to assisting and empowering the community, and helping influence changes to government policy

The Role

  • You will develop our income from a diverse range of Trusts, Foundations, Statutory bodies and other funders.
  • You’ll identify future business development, networking and funding opportunities, securing new and existing services.
  • You’ll write and submit compelling applications and proposals to funders in support of our organisational objectives.
  • You will lead a team of volunteers to support our fundraising efforts, including identifying need and developing the business case.
  • You’ll provide support to the wider Senior Management Team and other staff to meet our business development plans.

Please take a look at the Role Description, Person Specification and other information within the Business Development Manager Job Pack.

Citizens Advice experience is not a requirement for this post, although an understanding of the service is desirable.

Please apply via the website https://www.advicewestsussex.org.uk/business-development-manager/

Closing Date: 09:00 22 September
Interview Date: 25 or 30 September

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