Are you looking to join a Charity where you will make a huge difference to communities facing disadvantage due to the impact of the coal mining industry?
Since 1995, CISWO have been working to improve lives and reduce disadvantage in coal mining communities. Their services really do make an incredible difference to peoples lives. Their primary focus is on providing for former mineworkers and their families most in need through their personal welfare service, helping people with practical and emotional support, benefits advice, advice about coping with ill-health and immobility and providing access to financial support.
Eden Brown are looking to recruit a development manager with a range of skills and experiences to support other mining charities develop a sustainable future. You will have a background in partnership working and developing funding opportunities, as well as a good understanding of charity governance.
This is a great opportunity for someone with experience in community and / or business development with a good knowledge of the charity sector.
As Development Manager, you will:
*Support mining charities to develop business plans and budgeting and help them to identify funding opportunities and develop funding proposals.
*Provide secretariat services to mining related regional grant making charities.
*Contribute to the development of and promote the organisations support offer for other mining charities, seeking new methods of supporting local trustees.
*Support the recruitment and training of local trustees and officers, encouraging good governance
*Develop local partnership working with other voluntary sector organisations, tiers of local government and local communities.
*Ensure the organisation interests and responsibilities in partner charities are retained and fulfilled.
*Represent the organisation with external parties, including, welfare charities, councils and local authorities as required
The essential qualities, skills and experience you will need to apply for this role:
*Experience of community development and / or business development and an understanding of business planning and budgets
*Experience of identifying and applying for funding on a national, regional, or local level.
*Proven experience of working in the charity sector with a good understanding of governance requirements and the challenges facing the sector.
*Proven experience in building confidence and a positive reputation with stakeholders.
*Ability to be self-motivated, with good personal organisational and time management skills.
*Ability to resolve problems in a logical, proactive, practical and positive manner
*Ability to take initiative with a practical, 'hands on' approach to work
*A valid driving licence and own transport with the flexibility for some travel
This role is office based in Mansfield. For more information on this fantastic opportunity please call Laura Iliff on 07442607841 or email Please note that the closing date is Friday 24th December.
Eden Brown Synergy is an equal opportunities employer.
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