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Head Of Business Development
The Prince's Trust
  • Salary £36,650 - £48,850, band 3 (Starting salary: £36,650 - £40,700)
  • Location City of London, London, Greater London
  • Job Type Temporary
  • Category Fundraising , Business Development
  • Sectors Youth/Children
  • Job Reference : 8305

Job Description

Fixed term (12-13 months)

Full time- 35 hours a week

The Prince's Trust is a youth charity that helps change young lives. We give practical and financial support, developing key workplace skills, such as confidence and motivation. We work with 11 to 30-year-olds who have struggled at school, have been in care, are long-term unemployed or have been in trouble with the law. We have helped more than 825,000 young people since 1976 and support 100 more each working day. More than three in four young people we helped last year moved into work, education or training. We are committed to equality and valuing diversity.

In this exciting and varied role, you will be responsible for driving forward the corporate new business strategy across diverse sectors including Financial Services, Technology, Internet & Media and Emerging sectors such as Recruitment.

You will utilise the skills and influence of The Prince's Trust Leadership Groups and other key stakeholders alongside targeted prospecting techniques.

You will also be responsible for the delivery of targeted chosen charity/Charity of the Year applications as well as exploring new sectors and opportunities for corporate income.

You will have an income target of GBP 900k+ and support a wider Business Development team target of over GBP 2m. You will have line management responsibility for 2 supporting Managers and work closely with the Senior Head of Business Development to create and implement the team strategy.

You will need excellent relationship management skills and the ability to relate to people at all levels within potential corporate partners as well as within The Prince's Trust.  You will be tenacious, organised and a strong project manager, confident in solving problems and securing financial targets and take a creative approach where needed.

You will have a proven track record of securing major new charity partnerships (ideally including Charity of the Year) and an understanding of both the corporate responsibility agenda and how to develop strategic partnerships that deliver against business objectives. You will have excellent interpersonal, leadership, presentation, written and verbal communication skills.

Head of Business Development

Salary Range: GBP 36,650 - GBP 48,850, Band 3.

Starting Salary: GBP 36,650 - GBP 40,700.

For more information regarding this position, please contact Tom Lamb

Closing date for applications: midnight 29th October 2017. 

Interviews will take place across Thursday 2nd November and Friday 3rd November 2017, with final interviews w/c 6th November 2017.

The Prince's Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


We prefer to hire people directly, but we do have a preferred supplier list for when we'd like a helping hand. We'll be in touch if we need you.

We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our HR team to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original timeframe.