Business Development Executive

Salary - £28k
Location - London
Type - Perm
Discipline - Fundraising

Organisation - Disability Charity
Agency Contact - Alice Wood
Reference - J19891

I’m recruiting for a Business Development Executive for a disability charity that works both in the UK and internationally – this role would be a great first position in fundraising for someone with transferable new business skills; or a fantastic opportunity for someone with existing fundraising experience and expertise to work on international partnerships!

Having recently rebranded, the charity has an exciting brand - this is an opportunity to be part of an amazing organisation that is growing. The postholder will be supported to generate income for some inspiring programmes on behalf of a charity that champions diversity, and supports people with disabilities to live as independently as possible.
Key responsibilities within the role will be as follows:

- Work in collaboration with the New Business Manager to secure new partnerships
- Deliver excellent written proposals and applications to prospects
- Make connections within your target sector including contact mapping, identifying target companies, and making approaches via networks
- Undertake thorough research prior to approaching and develop understanding of how company and charity goals might align
- Maintain new business pipeline records and lead on the production of new business materials

This position is a key role within the New Business function, and the charity is keen to see applications from individuals with a passion for working in the charity sector, excellent communication skills, an understanding of corporate fundraising, and a background in business development from within a range of sectors.

If you’d like to be considered for this role please send your CV to or call on 020 7939 7448 to have an initial chat about the position.
Please note, due to the number of applications we receive we aren’t always able to respond to unsuccessful candidates.

The deadline for applications is the 31st May however the charity may close the role earlier should they receive a sufficient number of applications.

Charity People is committed to promoting equal opportunities across the sector. We encourage applications from all members of the community and short list applications based solely on competency and ability to perform within a role. Due to the high number of applications we receive we are unfortunately only able to respond to the most suitable candidates. Before you decide whether or not to apply, please ensure you have read all of the information provided above and that you have the relevant skills & experience for the role. If you’d like further advice or help in your job search then please visit our Tips & Advice section.

Alice Wood

Alice Wood

Senior Consultant - Fundraising

+44 (0) 20 7939 7448