Birmingham, West Midlands
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£75,000 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Are you ready for a new challenge within a highly innovative and diverse national charity organisation that plays a vital role in helping people affected by crime?

Victim Support (VS) is an independent charity for people affected by crime in England and Wales. We work towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and respect they deserve.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Director to join a highly entrepreneurial senior leadership team, we are looking for someone who is very passionate, enthusiastic, ambitious and motivated by the high impact work that we do and the services we provide.

The location of this post is flexible.

As we face the challenges and opportunities of developing and delivering our services nationwide, you will be instrumental in the growth of the business and will be responsible for developing and leading on Victim Support's Business Development Strategy.

You will be a key member of the leadership team, working closely with the Board to develop the business and lead on driving growth by identifying new and emerging opportunities by researching and tracking new and emerging markets, and building positive and sustainable relationships with partners. You will also be responsible for the development of strategies and policies crucial to expanding the presence and reach of VS and its services.

If you are excited by the prospect of being an integral part of an organisation that makes a real difference to the lives of those affected by crime then we want to hear from you.

Some unsocial hours working may be necessary.

Closing Date: 6.01.2020

Interview date: W/C 13.01.2020

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail, please email Kav Patel at () to arrange an appointment with Diana Fawcett, CEO.


Victim Support is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive environment for our staff. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to represent the communities we serve and connect better with people affected by crime. We welcome applicants from all communities and as part of our commitment to the Race at Work Charter and would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities.

Victim Support offers competitive rewards and benefits including pension and life assurance, 30 days annual leave (pro-rata), voluntary benefits and the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing world-class services to victims and witnesses and being a vital force for change.

Applications should be explicit enough to provide good evidence against the essential criteria in the person specification.

Victim Support are committed to recruiting with care and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and Disclosed Barring Service checks will be required.

More about Victim Support
Victim Support

VS is the independent charity for people affected by crime and traumatic events in England and Wales. Our specialist teams provide individual, ... Read more

Posted on: 04 December 2019
Closed date: 03 January 2020
Job ref: 2481
Tags: Advocacy, Business Development

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