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 Business Development Manager 

 Corporate Relationships 

 £30,000 p.a. | Home-based | Permanent | Full or part-time 

 An exciting opportunity to help nature 

Heal is looking for an experienced person to join our team as a Business Development Manager - Corporate Relationships. The post-holder will develop and shape our fundraising work with corporate supporters. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a growing, ambitious start-up organisation delivering ground-breaking charitable projects for nature. This is a permanent, home-based role that can be full-time or part-time.

For full information about the role, please download the recuritment pack.

 Key dates 

  • Application deadline: Monday 28 June, 5pm 

  • First round interviews: Thursday 1 and Friday 2 July (telephone)

  • Second round interviews: Monday 5 and Thursday 8 July (Zoom video call)

 Main roles and responsibilities 

The Business Development Manager will be responsible for generating income from private sector organisations. They will:

  • Develop and shape our fundraising, working with our senior management team

  • Research, secure and develop high-value partnerships, corporate memberships and corporate donations

  • Manage our existing business partnerships and develop them accordingly

For full information, please see the recruitment pack.

 Is this the role for you? 

We're looking for someone with exceptional skills and experience in business development and/or fundraising, with a proven track record of meeting or exceeding fundraising or sales targets and successfully developing and managing corporate partnerships.

 

You do not need to have experience in, or have deep knowledge of, nature to be an excellent candidate for this role. All that we ask is you share our enthusiasm for wildlife, are broadly familiar with rewilding, are passionate about tackling climate change and are willing to learn.

We are a friendly, flexible organisation and will do everything we can to accommodate the right candidate. That's why we offering this role as full-time or part-time, with core hours from 10 am - 4 pm and the role is home-based with occasional travel (travel expenses paid).

 Name-blind application process 

As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we are using a 'name-blind' (anonymous) recruitment process to rule out unconscious bias. When applying for the role, we ask all candidates to:

  1. Select a six-digit number at random. This will become your unique ID number (please avoid obvious choices like 123456)

  2. Remove your name, home address and email address from your CV and cover letter - replace them with your six-digit ID on both documents

  3. Ensure that the file name contains your six-digit ID (e.g. CV_916723.pdf and Cover_916723.pdf) and does not contain your name

We will process applications in an anonymised way:

 

  1. When we review all anonymised CVs and cover letters and draw up the shortlist, names and addresses will not be visible (we will identify candidates using the unique six-digit IDs)

  2. When we contact shortlisted candidates to arrange a telephone interview, we will see the names and email addresses for the first time

  3. Once the interviews have been confirmed, we will contact the remaining applicants to update them about the status of their application

 Apply for this role 

If you have read the application pack and are happy to accept the terms of the name-blind application process, please complete the application form below.

If you are unable to submit your application electronically, you can apply by post.

 

 Applying by post 

 

If you are unable to submit your application electronically, you can send it to us by post. Here's what to do:

  1. Follow the instructions in the recruitment pack to ensure that your CV and cover letter:

    • Are anonymised

    • Contain your unique six-digit ID

  2. Put the following documents into one envelope:

    • Your anonymised CV ​

    • Your anonymised cover letter

    • A third piece of paper on which you've written your answers the questions in the above application form (name, email address etc). Fold this piece of paper so that we cannot see your name, address or email address. This will ensure that the application remains anonymous until we unfold the paper (once the shortlist has been compiled).

  3. Post the envelope to:​

Heal Rewilding Recruitment Team,

55 Norfolk Road,

Maidenhead, 

Berkshire,

SL6 7AU

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