SW6, London
£45,000 - £55,000 per year
Contract, Ending 31st March 2023 with potential to extend, Full-time
Job description
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About Hammersmith, Fulham, Ealing, and Hounslow Mind

We’re Hammersmith, Fulham, Ealing and Hounslow Mind, part of 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.

We work in Hammersmith, Fulham, Ealing, and Hounslow and have a range of services and products to help children, young people and adults maintain and regain their mental health. We work with employers, partners, community groups and other charities to achieve our aims.


Job Purpose

We have an opportunity to fill a brand-new role within our charity - a business development manager to work closely with our Adult and Youth Services and Well at Work teams to grow our further supporting the communities we serve. We are looking for someone who is passionate about HFEH Mind’s services that would enjoy the chance to make a real difference to people’s lives and make the case to funders to enable us to further support our community. There are three key areas of the role:

Business Development: to work closely with the Heads of Services to identify, develop and maintain new funding opportunities for the charity, submitting detailed applications for capital and revenue funds to support our services. This will be an exceptional opportunity for a gifted and driven individual with a demonstrable a track record in developing, writing, and editing clear and persuasive bids as well as developing and maintaining key strategic relationships with funders.

Well at Work: Grow all business and operational aspects of Well at Work (our workplace wellbeing training team) as a self-sustaining social enterprise, leading on business development for new clients, managing client relationships and oversee wellbeing projects within Well at Work such as training, consultancy, interventions, and development of educational materials in mental health and wellbeing.

Impact and Quality: ensure we maintain safe and effective services. Use data to drive performance. Demonstrate impact through marketing and online presence. Work closely with volunteers around fundraising initiatives.


Key Responsibilities

  • This will be a wide-ranging role, working closely with the CEO and Heads of Services and the Well at work team, to establish, develop and maintain new funding opportunities for the charity.
  • You will take a lead role in researching and developing funding proposals for trusts and foundations, individuals, corporates, and others.
  • You will build a detailed understanding of all HFEH’s services, activities, and strategic objectives to identify projects and activities of interest to funders.
  • You will identify opportunities, lead on bid-writing and professional tender submissions, and produce detailed personalised responses that contribute to our continued success.
  • You will work alongside colleagues to produce and develop service models, solutions, evidence, and content that support winning bids.
  • You will maintain and strengthening relationships with existing and potential funders through regular newsletters and other correspondence, events, and database management.


We are an equal opportunities employer; and are proud to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds.

Post is subject to a DBS check.


Refreshed on: 05 January 2022
Closed date: 20 January 2022
Tags: Management, Business Development

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