Number of jobs
You’re a numbers person and you don’t have a problem with Excel being your secret weapon.
Have amazing quantitative and analytical skills that enable you to quickly pick up on trends.
You have strong negotiation skills and understand the power of persuasion.
Employers often look for candidates who have GCSE’s (A*-C) in Mathematics, English and IT
A degree in any field that is related to business development such as Marketing, Business Management etc.
You could potentially work your way into Business Development by starting in a sales of marketing role.
Volunteer work for a charity or not-for-profit in their fundraising, marketing or business departments.
Courses and higher learning courses that are relevant to Business Development.
Building sound relationships internally and externally with partners.
Creating reports and presenting findings to senior management to help steer the direction of the next campaigns.
Seeking opportunities to collaborate with other organisations.
Connect with people in the charity sector
to share ideas and discover opportunities.
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