Salary – £33,097 - £38,109

Full time, permanent contract

Are you an experienced Business Development Manager looking for a role where you can make a difference to the lives of thousands of disabled children and young people across the UK?

Family Fund Business Services (FFBS) is the trading subsidiary of Family Fund, the UK’s largest charity providing grants to families raising disabled or seriously ill children. FFBS builds on the grant administration expertise of the charity to provide fulfilment services to charities, local authorities and other public and third sector organisations across the UK. All the profits from FFBS are gifted to Family Fund. 

As Business Development Manager reporting to our Head of Business Development, your key responsibility will be to research, develop and secure new business opportunities for FFBS from public, private and third sector organisations. Responding to requests for information, sourcing and following up new customer leads, recording all activity via the CRM system, you’ll deliver sales presentations, adapting your style for the target audience. In addition to working in co-ordination with the Operations and wider Business Development Team to develop customer services, other key accountabilities will include: 

  • Support with new supplier development
  • Seeking out tender opportunities to support the work of the FFBS Bid Writer
  • Representing FFBS at meetings and industry events.

Educated to degree level or with significant experience in business development, ideally in the voluntary or statutory sector, you have a tenacious approach, are results driven, with strong sales and project management skills. Your excellent communication, influencing writing, presentation and networking skills complement your ability to build relationships with key stakeholders. A first-class negotiator, listener and creative thinker, you’re a great team player, able to engage with a wide range of stakeholders. In addition to superb organisational, planning and prioritising skills, you can also offer: 

  • Strengths in research and analysis
  • Ability to manage a diverse workload and meet personal income generation targets
  • Skill and ability to manage multiple work-streams.

This post is based in Monks Cross, York, with travel required throughout the UK.

To apply, please send an up to date CV and persuasive covering letter to [email protected]. Please click here to read the job description. 

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Helen Bradley, Head of Business Development, on 01904 550057.

Closing Date: Tuesday 3 March 

Interviews: Thursday 19 March

Family Fund Group is positive about disabled people and so all disabled applicants who demonstrate that they meet the minimum requirements for the role will be asked to attend interview.