|From||Roger Brugge <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Fri, 16 Dec 2016 09:57:11 +0000|
Job Description - Business Development Manager Salary: £44,000-50,000 per annum, depending on experience Background The Royal Meteorological Society is the UK’s professional and learned Society for Weather and Climate, and is respected around the world for its contribution to meteorology. The Society is a charity and its programmes of work include providing professional accreditation, developing educational resources and skills, producing scientific publications, holding public and professional meetings and events, giving advice to Government and policy makers, and providing information to the public on the science of weather and climate change. The Society is looking to bring in an experienced strategic Business Development Manager to oversee the Society’s business development strategy in order to maximise sustainable income. The Business Development role aims to maximise benefits to members, the meteorological community and the general public by diversifying and increasing income to support the Society’s strategic and charitable activities. Main Responsibilities · Lead the Business Development strategy for the Society to maximise sustainable income streams and deliver on net income targets. · Identify opportunities for the Society to attract funding to deliver strategic projects and charitable activities. · Develop, negotiate and project manage collaborative projects and funding proposals. · Promote the Society’s capabilities to inform stakeholders and potential partners about new developments and potential opportunities. · Research the needs of other relevant organisations and keep abreast of developments within the meteorological community. · Lead a team who can support the work of the Society in creating business opportunities and processes to deliver outcomes. · Build and maintain positive relationships with contract managers, grant officers, corporate and trust donors, etc. · Contribute to the overall strategic direction of the Society through membership of the Executive Management Team, attendance at Council meetings, and representing the Business Development function of the organisation >From time-to-time, in common with other staff in the Secretariat, this person >will also be expected to help on a short-term basis with any task that is >necessary to ensure that the Society and its events run efficiently and >achieve the objectives set by the Council. Required Skills and Competencies The required skills and competencies that the Society views as essential for this role are: · Extensive experience and knowledge of business development with a demonstrable track record of success to secure business opportunities and generate significant levels of income. · Possess excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills with gravitas and credibility to manage stakeholders at all levels both internally and externally. Effective negotiation and diplomatic skills, and provide input at a senior management level. · Strong research and strategic analysis skills. · Excellent time management skills with an ability to meet deadlines. · Creative talents with the ability to solve tough problems and make decisions. · Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team. · Excellent project management skills – to plan and manage projects, priortise activities, manage risks, set budgets, time manage and allocate resources. In addition it would be desirable, although not essential for the role, if the individual has: · In depth knowledge of the meteorological community or a strong understanding of meteorological business to undertake empathetic marketing. · Knowledge of CRM systems. · A willingness to take on added responsibilities and is receptive to new ideas. Details and Benefits This is normally a full-time post working 37 hours per week, although the Society is willing to consider reduced hours working with a minimum of 25 hours per week. The Society actively supports flexible working arrangements where practical. The position is based at the Society’s Headquarters in Reading, where the job holder will work as part of the Headquarters team. The post holder is entitled to 24.5 days holiday leave per year. This holiday entitlement is in addition to the 8 public holidays. These entitlements are based on full-time hours and reduced pro rata for part time working. In addition to the holiday benefits the Society pays 10% of salary as its employer’s pension contribution. Reporting The Business Development Manager will report to the Chief Executive of the Society. Additional Application Instructions Please apply to the Chief Executive (email@example.com) sending a copy of your CV and covering letter by email. Closing date 16th January 2017.
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