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Business Development Officer - New Business


  • £28000 - £29500 per annum
  • London
  • Posted: 06/07/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 176060721BDNB

Job Details

Business Development Officer required by a leading international charity to assist with securing new business and long-term national corporate partners across a range of fundraising streams.

This is a full time permanent role, paying circa £28,000 to £29,500 per annum plus benefits – this role is currently remote working until their offices reopen, after which there will be flexibility with a mix of both home and office working.

Key duties include:

  • Leading on the acquisition of new business prospects for mid value partnerships
  • Processing  the  team’s  financial  transactions,  including  processing  donations, raising invoices and managing the thanking and recording process (this responsibility is shared between all officers in the team).
  • Providing support to the line manager to monitor and report on new business income and expenditure budgets.
  • Researching prospective sectors and companies, sector activities and the business marketplace, to compile lists of key targets (the pipeline), as agreed with the line manager and Head of Department
  • Providing support to the line manager to implement the new business strategy to ensure sustainable income growth and development of mutually beneficial partnerships.
  • Assisting the line manager with the preparation of high quality and creative presentations and proposals
  • Supporting the line manager to create and implement processes to enable seamless handover of new business to the account management team.
  • Develop successful relationships across fundraising and the wider organisation and ways of working to aid new business success.
  • Providing  logistical  support  for  corporate  partnership  team  events  and  ensure  high  quality stewardship for new business prospects.

Essential requirements:

  • Experience of prospecting and securing new business undertaken in a charity, marketing or sales role.
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a customer focused role.
  • Experience of negotiating agreements (including budgets and KPIs).
  • Experience of analysing information and drafting reports.


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