Business Development Manager

New Permanent

£33,000 - £37,000 per annum


Posted 2 weeks ago

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Acre is working with an international NGO, focused on water, sanitation and hygiene, in their search for a Business Development Manager.

Fostering high impact commercial relationships with corporate partners, you will support vital work changing the lives of millions of people as they break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that, you'll be joining a 2018 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.

In this role you will be:

  • Developing and managing a pipeline of annual and multi-year partnerships, identifying opportunities for growth
  • Generating leads and building a network of contacts amongst potential partner companies
  • Identifying and researching target companies to provide sufficient information for an informed approach
  • Developing and delivering tailored and compelling proposals and pitches, working closely and collaboratively with the wider team, and managing volunteers

The Business Development Manager will be a consummate team player, contributing to the development of the Corporate Partnership Team's fundraising strategies.

Skills and capabilities:

  • Demonstrable experience of managing corporate partnerships and generating new business ideally gained from working within corporate fundraising
  • Strong senior level stakeholder engagement, networking and influencing skills, both internally and externally
  • Excellent understanding of the business development process; confident handling objections and negotiating whilst managing tight deadlines and juggling priorities
  • Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills with experience in cause-related marketing a plus
  • Competent numerical skills and a clear understanding of overseeing budget

This is an exciting time to join a high performing team with ambitious plans and a successful track record in corporate social responsibility and international development. If you have the passion and the drive to succeed in this role, then apply for this job below.

Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Dan Bond 02074005855

Job Ref. BBBH8598