Prospectus is delighted to be supporting Women's Aid in their search for a homebased interim Business Development Lead.
Women's Aid is a grassroots federation working together to provide life-saving services in England and build a future where domestic abuse is not tolerated. As a federation with over 180 organisations they provide almost 300 local lifesaving services to women and children. They also campaign to encourage the government to tackle the causes and consequences of domestic abuse.
As the Business Development Lead, you will be responsible for developing new and existing relationships to grow income generation. A new position, this role will focus on securing this income through bids, tenders, corporate sponsorships and other avenues that match the project and funding needs of the organisation. Working towards a six-figure income target and also pitching for big project work for the organisation, this role will offer variety and suit someone who is confident in securing new business and income.
To be successful as Business Development Lead, you will have proven experience in securing income and have a strong commercial acumen. You will have evidence of writing and securing large or complex tenders and grants from a range of donors. This person will also need to have strong analytical and communication skills to build networks with internal and external stakeholders, and engage them through exciting bids, pitches, and other communications.
This role is a homebased full-time position that will be an initial 12-month contract.
At Prospectus we invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you with your application. We welcome candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. Please let us know if we can help you with the application process in any way. We are more than happy to make any reasonable adjustments to enable all interested candidates to apply. If you have any disability and would like assistance with completing an application then please contact Rhiannon Mehta at Prospectus.
If you are interested in applying to this Business Development Lead position, please submit your CV in the first instance. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and will arrange for a call and/or meeting to brief you on the role. You'll then have all the information you need to formally apply. We are looking forward to connecting with you soon.