Business Development Manager

  • Part Time (30 hours over 4 days per week)
  • St Marys Location
  • Increase your take home pay with salary packaging

Bridging the Gap (BTG) is seeking an engaging and driven relationship manager to join their leadership team in the newly created role of Business Development Manager.

Your new employer…
BTG is a Christian organisation supporting vulnerable children & their families living in Western Sydney who are living with social and economic disadvantage. Applicants are encouraged to view BTG’s Mission and Values statements on their website: BTG is an independent, not for profit, community organisation and it is important all staff are able to adhere to the organisation’s mission and values. These statements and details of Bridging the Gap’s service provision are available here.

Does your personal mission statement align with that of BTG: “To serve and build hope in those who are abused, neglected, lonely, disadvantaged or hurting in our community. We aim to equip, empower and grow children, young people and families.” If so, read on…

Your new job…
Reporting to the CEO, this role will create and implement strategies for sustainable growth through Government & Philanthropic funding, Corporate partners and Donor program.

The role is Permanent Part Time at 30 hours per week (over 4 days per week). Remuneration will be guided by previous experience and proven track record. The role is based in St Marys.

Key responsibilities will include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Secure new business funding through Government contracts, Philanthropic Grant programs, Corporate partnerships and donations
  • Research, develop and implement commercial business opportunities
  • Market BTG and its services using social media and print
  • Grow BTG’s public profile through networking with a wide range of Government and Non-Government funding bodies, partner organisations, community networks and local Churches creatively seeking additional funding
  • Develop a recurrent Donor Program

What you’ll need to succeed…
Your experience will cover a variety of areas such as new business development, fundraising and marketing.

You will be a natural communicator and networker with excellent relationship management and influencing skills.

You will be a strategic thinker, with a strong customer service ethic and have excellent organisational and time management skills.

You will be highly motivated and self-driven, with a passion for empowering vulnerable children and their families.

As an integral member of the leadership team, you will share the vision, mission and beliefs of the organisation.

In your application please ensure you address these selection criteria…

  • 5 years’ experience in a business to business marketing, sales or business development role
  • Tertiary qualifications in either Business, Marketing or related field
  • Track record developing pitches to prospective Corporate and Philanthropic partners
  • Track record gaining Government contracts
  • Demonstrated fundraising skills
  • Demonstrated New Business development experience
  • Experience in Donor program development
  • Demonstrated planning and project management skills
  • A working knowledge of the community sector, funding sources and experience in grant & tender submissions
  • Sound marketing skills, social media management
  • Demonstrated partnership/relationship management skills
  • Proven experience meeting and/or exceeding key performance indicators
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Highly skilled using MS Office and Databases

What you’ll get in return…

  • High level of diversity in role
  • Excellent working environment
  • Supportive work environment
  • Generous Salary Packaging Options

If you are experienced in securing new opportunities within an organisation and championing marketing and fundraising initiatives then we want to hear from you!

What to do now…
Please find attached the Information Pack with the full Job Description and application instruction and forms.

Recruitment for this role is being managed by an external recruitment agency – Total Workforce Services.

For more information about the role please visit their website or contact Angela on (02) 4555 4634.

All applicants will be required to address the criteria mentioned in the dot points above.

To apply please send a cover letter addressing the criteria or the selection criteria form (from the Information Pack) along with your resume before the closing date.

If this sounds like your next opportunity, don’t delay, apply today!

Closing date: COB (5pm) Monday 19th February 2018

All applicants will be required to provide current clearance of a NSW Working with Children Check as well as a recent Police Check.