35 hours per week – Permanent
We’re Mind, the mental health charity. We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect. We provide advice and support to empower anybody experiencing a mental health problem and we campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
Mind’s Fundraising department consists of five fundraising teams – Partnerships Fundraising, Public Fundraising, Workplace Wellbeing, Data and Supporter Relations and Fundraising Strategic Development; overseen by our Fundraising Director. It currently generates in excess of £35 million per annum gross income for Mind’s work.
The Business Support Manager will lead a team within Partnerships Fundraising, which consists of the Major Gifts, Trusts and Statutory and Corporate Partnerships teams. We have big ambitions to increase fundraising income from a wide range of partners to support Mind’s Strategy and you will play a key role in supporting this growth.
Reporting to the Head of Partnerships, you will have overall responsibility for planning, delivering and evaluating key projects designed to streamline and strengthen processes, systems and working practices within the Partnerships Team in order to achieve improved effectiveness and efficiency.You will provide robust and comprehensive project management of business-critical projects that will enable us to achieve our fundraising strategy.You will work closely with senior colleagues across Fundraising and the organisation more widely and will work with volunteers/temporary staff/consultants as required. The post holder will also need to work effectively with colleagues in Wales.
With strong project management skills, to include project plan development and problem solving, you will be experienced with evaluating, developing and improving workflow systems, whilst having the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with minimum supervision. With a high level of initiative, you will have extensive experience of interpreting, assimilating and translating complex financial and technical information and will have strong IT skills including experience of using relationship databases.An understanding of working within a fast-paced fundraising environment, current fundraising trends, knowledge of fundraising specialisms and a direct or indirect experience of mental health problems would be desirable, however is not essential.
Closing date: Monday 1 September 2020
Mind reserve the right to close the role early due to receiving a high volume of quality applications, therefore we recommend you apply early!
Mind is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.