Business Development Officer

Contract: 3 days a week
Closing Date: Feb 17, 2020

We are looking for energetic, proactive individual to join us as part of the Fundraising team, during a new and exciting phase for the charity.

You’ll play an important part in generating funds for Havens Hospices to ensure we can continue ‘Making every day count’ for patients with life-limiting conditions and their families from across Essex, throughout the journey of their illness and at the end of their lives.

You’ll be at the heart of your local community inspiring and helping people, schools, clubs, groups and more to raise money for Havens Hospices and to make the most of their fundraising experiences.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills, be dynamic and outgoing and able to engage with people of all backgrounds and ages. You must be able to prioritise your own workload, have a good level of numeracy, literacy and IT skills with an excellent telephone manner.

This position will require travel within a geographical area and include evening and weekend working. A full clean driving license and access to a car is essential.

Full job specification

Key responsibilities

  • Play an active part in the annual Voluntary Income strategy, contributing to forecasting targets and activities. Meet and exceed those targets agreed
  • Evaluate activities, analysing and balancing time – cost ratios to focus effort on the most appropriate fundraising activities with the highest chance of success.
  • Provide reports and information about activities, performance, supporters, and volunteers as necessary and upon request
  • Maximise awareness and press coverage for Corporate Fundraising activities

Benefits to you

  • 33 days annual leave (pro-rata) rising to 38 days with length of service (including bank holidays)
  • Perkbox staff discount scheme
  • Competitive pension schemes
  • Learning and Development team committed to personal and professional development
  • Employee referral bonus