Fundraising and Business Development Lead

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  • Salary £31,000 - £39,000 per year FTE
  • Location Sheffield, South Yorkshire (Hybrid)
  • Job Type Contract, Part-time, Full-time
  • Sectors Mental Health
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Men's Minds Matter brings psychological clinical expertise and lived experience to suicide prevention and intervention. In 2021, we launched the MMM model of psychological entrapment and suicidal crises (PESC-M), which now underpins everything we do. This is the first model of its kind, and we believe it has the potential to save many lives. 

Our model underpins everything we do from training workshops, research, campaigning, and intervention development across multiple platforms. We are looking for someone as dedicated as we are to oversee our business development and help grow our future financial sustainability.

You will be working alongside our directors to secure funding to these projects whilst co-ordinating our business activities and business development.

Position: Fundraising and business development lead

Responsible to: MMM Directors

Location: Sheffield – hybrid working

Hours – 37.5 hours per week. PT and flexible hours considered.

Salary – 31-39K per annum depending on experience

Leave and benefits.

· Annual leave

· 30 days annual leave not including bank holidays

· Company pension

How to apply.

Click on the apply button below. You will be asked to submit a CV and answer some brief questions.

We will be actively reviewing applications and interviews will be held on a rolling basis. The ad may close early if a successful candidate is found.

What are the key responsibilities?

· You will work with the directors to develop a three-year strategy for Men’s Minds Matter ensuring it is ambitious, relevant and impactful, in line with the overall direction and integrity of Men’s Minds Matter.

· You will manage complex programmes of work for Men’s Minds Matter, including app development, fundraising and partnership working, research and service evaluation, strategic direction. Ensuring high quality work that meets our strategic aims and linking together projects across the work-plan.

· You will work with leading institutions and/or individuals to develop and secure key partnerships and collaborations which achieve Men’s Minds Matter strategic aims as required.

· You will champion the importance, value, and impact of lived experience involvement to Men's Minds Matter membership and wider suicide prevention sector.

· You will line manage new staff as required.

Skills and Experience:


· Substantial experience of working collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders in the public and voluntary sectors including participation in external forums. 

· Experience of fundraising, building partnerships and generating sustainable funding streams.

· Experience of partnership working or initiative with demonstrable ability to engage and galvanise people to participate in it. 

· Strong knowledge of the mental health sector and/or suicide prevention.

· Excellent interpersonal skills including written and verbal communication skills, facilitation skills, and a demonstrable ability to network effectively. 

· Track record of devising and delivering strategic programmes of work

· Experience of leading by example and motivating and supporting others effectively. 

· Ability to produce high quality communications, including practical guidance for non-specialist audiences.

· A demonstrable ability to problem solve in a creative and positive way. 

· Commitment to the purposes of the Men's Minds Matter and to suicide prevention. 

· Good IT skills, specifically the competent use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Teams.

· Experience of managing budgets and securing funding. 


· Experience of working with people with lived experience of suicidal behaviour or mental health issues.

· Experience in developing member or audience engagement strategy. 

· Some knowledge of content management systems or website management.