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Senior Business Development Manager
The Prince's Trust

Job Description

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full time - 35 hours a week

Location: London (Prince’s Trust House)

The Prince's Trust is a youth charity whose mission is to help young people transform their lives by developing the confidence and skills, to live, learn and earn. This year we will support more than 70,000 young people through a range of proven programmes, with three in four achieving a positive outcome.

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, Media, Travel and Pharmaceutical. Building on recent successes, you will be responsible for developing some of the largest, most exciting partnerships at The Trust.

You will have an income target of £500k+ and support a wider Business Development team target of circa £3m. You will have line management responsibility for 1 Business Development Executive and work closely with the Head of Business Development to create and implement the team strategy.

In this role you will get the opportunity to work closely with our amazing senior volunteers and leadership groups, who advise and open their networks to build the biggest and best partnerships for The Trust. Alongside targeting prospecting techniques, you will have strong influencing skills to harness their support to meet your objectives.

Excellent relationship management skills will be second nature to you, with the ability to relate to people at all levels within potential corporate partners as well as within The Prince's Trust.  You will be organised and a strong project manager, confident in solving problems and securing financial targets. You will be positively encouraged to take a creative approach, building collaborative relationships with colleagues to create the richest proposals for prospects.

With a proven track record of securing six-figure strategic charity partnerships you will have an excellent understanding of both the corporate responsibility agenda and the needs of business.

You will be joining an organisation committed to being the best for young people, our supporters and our staff. Training and support will help optimise your own development alongside the rich and diverse nature of this role and The Trust’s commitment to innovation and thought leadership.

Your passion and commitment to the cause will be critical to your success in the role, as will your ability to articulate with great confidence, the huge impact that The Prince’s Trust has on those that it serves.

Closing date for applications: midnight 22nd October 2019.  First interviews will be held at Prince’s Trust House in London on either 29th October, 31st October or 1st November. Final interviews will be held w/c 4th November 2019.

To learn more about the role, please visit our website.

The Prince’s Trust is committed to safeguarding, protecting and promoting the welfare of the children and young people we work with. Successful applicants to roles at The Prince’s Trust will be subject to criminal vetting checks, and where necessary for the role, a check at an enhanced level will be required.

To apply for this vacancy please go to our website and complete the online application.  To help you with the supporting statement section, you may want to download a copy of the Prince’s Trust Behavioural Framework.


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