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Head Of Business Development
Oasis Aquila Housing

Job Description

We are seeking to recruit a dynamic and ambitious person to fill the exciting new role of Head of Business Development. Working closely with the Chief Executive as part of the Strategic Leadership Team, the Head of Business Development will take a lead on generating the income and resources which enables OAH to fulfil its mission. Through leadership of the five staff in our Business Development Unit, you will be responsible for developing new fundraising activities and securing new partnerships and contracts that support the existing and emerging work of the charity. You will have overall responsibility for generating income through the Major Donor, Trusts & Foundations, Supporter Engagement and Corporate Partnerships programmes.

The successful candidate will be qualified to NVQ 3 or equivalent with extensive and demonstrable experience of developing relationships and generating income in a role in the private, public or third sector and a proven record of success in achieving financial targets. They will also have confidence to engage with senior decision makers across a wide spectrum of organisations, and experience of developing marketing and communications plans. Excellent people management skills and the ability to lead teams and motivate others are essential.

For more information and to download an Application Pack visit our website (please note that CVs are not accepted).

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references.

Closing date for applications Monday 2nd October 2017 at 9am.

Interviews will be held in Gateshead w/c 9th October.

Oasis Aquila Housing is an Equal Opportunities.  Registered charity no. 1107554

37 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Salary: £34,995 - £37,095 per annum

Location: Gateshead preferably, with London as an alternative

Fixed term contract for 2 years from start date

Oasis Aquila Housing is a Christian response to homelessness and disadvantage providing housing, support and other specialised services. Our vision is for everyone to be part of a community where they are included, belong and have what they need to reach their

God-given potential.  We welcome applicants from all faiths or none, but it is important that all employees understand and sympathise with the vision, ethos, values and culture of the organisation.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.