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Practical Action
CV21, Rugby 18.88 miles
£32,014 - £34,363 per year
Research, identify, engage and lead the process of engaging with trust and foundation and major donor prospects (UK and international)
Swadlincote 19.76 miles
£20,385 - £22,140 per year
Learning and Work Institute
Leicester, Leicester
£22,000 - £29,000 per year
The Baca Charity
Leicestershire 9.76 miles
£18,500 - £22,000 per year
NG10, Nottingham 18.23 miles
£17,189 - £18,661 per year FTE (£15,330 - £16,643 pro-rata)
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Hinckley, Leicestershire 13.31 miles
£28,000 - £30,000 per year
Contract, 1 YEAR CONTRACT, Full-time
Job description

The Business Development Co-ordinator is a new post designed to lead on Work-Links, income generation work. The role will translate our strategy into annualised costed business plans and supports the charity’s wider staff team to deliver and implement new business initiatives.

Duties and key responsibilities

Income generation leadership

  • Develop, implement and regularly review Work-Link’s income generation strategy to ensure we have diverse and healthy income streams to underpin our Charitable work.
  • Develop an online presence.
  • Developing new and existing services and scopes for tenders/bids
  • Business development solution research, costing & design for specific opportunities (e.g. how to increase our reuse donations rather than having to buy in new)
  • In collaboration with the Project Co-ordinator, ensure that Work-Link has a thorough understanding of the opportunities in our sector and that we are sufficiently well positioned to have the best possible chance of securing new work/funding.
  • Negotiating with our contractors to ensure we have current market rates for our services (such as supplying new and reUse goods)
  • Manage risk in the delivery of work and report any problems with intended work plans, targets, staff management and / or finances to the Project Co-ordinator and Board of Trustee’s
  • Support the Project Manager and act on their behalf when appropriate and necessary.

General Responsibilities

  • Represent and be an ambassador for Work-Link.
  • Work to support the mission, ethos and values of Work-Link.
  • Be flexible and carry out other associated duties as may arise, develop or be assigned in line with the broad remit of the position.
  • Abide by organisational policies, codes of conduct and practices.
  • Support and promote diversity and equality of opportunity in the workplace.
  • Treat with confidentiality any personal, private or sensitive information about individual organisations and or clients or staff and Work-Link data.

 Person Specification


  • Relevant, recent, substantial experience and evidence - preferably in the not-for-profit sector and or Reuse Sector - of delivering fundraising, and business development.
  • Significant experience with Statutory Funders – ideally Local Government Commissioners
  • Working to deadlines singularly and as a part of a team responsibility
  • Experience and appreciation of the nuances of bid writing and tender submissions.

Skills and ability

  • Adopt a solution-focused approach and make decisions effectively and timely.
  • Interpersonal and strong spoken and written communication skills which engage audiences, encouraging understanding and participation.
  • Public speaking and persuasion skills
  • Can act as an external ambassador for Work-Link with excellent relationship management skills both internal and external.
  • Able to plan, lead and deliver on multiple diverse activities.
  • Ability to troubleshoot difficult situations, and deal with them calmly, diplomatically efficiently and effectively.
  • IT skills at a level that supports report writing, email, internet and database.

Personal attributes and other requirements

  • Flexible and able to travel on occasion and work outside regular hours on occasion.
  • Works well in a team with a flexible approach to work
  • Personal resilience and the ability to stay focused in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Commitment to anti-discriminatory practice and equal opportunities.  An ability to apply awareness of diversity issues to all areas of work.
  • Commitment to the values and ethos of supporting our Service Users.
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Work-Link is a re-use Charity that provides hands-on work experience to it’s Service Users. Our Service Users come from a diverse group o... Read more

Posted on: 25 May 2021
Closing date: 24 June 2021
Tags: Management,Business Development

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