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  1. 1. JOB DESCRIPTION PART 1: JOB PROFILE JOB TITLE: Business Development and Fundraising Coordinator Open ended contract (35 hours per week) Probation period of 3 months Part 1: Job Profile 1.1 Main Purpose of Job To devise, develop and deliver a comprehensive strategic and tactical plan for business development and fundraising activity for Bond. To target (amongst others) grant-making bodies (incl. institutional donors, trusts and foundations, and others), corporate entities and other new partnering opportunities, commercial sponsors and other income generating activities consistent with Bond’s core purposes. 1.2. Position in Organisation • Member of the Finance, Administration and Systems Team • Reports to the Finance, Administration and Systems Manager • Collaborates with Bond Secretariat staff in all teams 1.3. Scope of the job • To develop and deliver the forward strategy for Bond’s Business Development and Funding, appropriate to need and responsive to opportunity, in close collaboration with the Management Team, and the Chief Executive. • To research, develop and manage a portfolio of high value income-generating relationships in line with the agreed fundraising strategy. • Research, develop, and submit proposals to funders; ensure that all relevant deadlines are met and that reports and any required information are submitted in a timely fashion. • To innovate and offer new ideas and approaches for developing the Bond Business, building relationships with other prospective business partners, and with other networks and members where appropriate. • Ensure work is conducted within the context of the overall governance and management of Bond, Bond’s Ethical Fundraising Policy and Bond’s annual plan and long-term strategy.
  2. 2. PART 2: DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 35 hours a week JOB TITLE: Business Development and Fundraising Coordinator 2.1 Strategy and Research 25% • To develop and ensure delivery of a diversified Bond Business Development and Funding Strategy appropriate to organisational need and responsive to opportunity, in close collaboration with the Chief Executive and the Management Team • Research and report on the fundraising and income potential for the organisation • To stay appropriately networked and keep abreast of trends, news, events and deadlines, so that all possible, new or enhanced funding opportunities are exploited • Research into relationships that should be developed with funders and other partners, to Bonds benefit • To adhere to the spirit and letter of the Bond Ethical Fundraising Policy at all times and support its practical application. 2.2 Sponsorship, corporate and other partnerships 30% • To initiate and manage key actual and potential strategic relationships, together with the Chief Executive and the Management Team • Work effectively across the organisation to identify current funding requirements for core activities and specific projects • To develop innovative approaches and sponsorship (and other) income packages. • Propose potential new business development initiatives and proposals, and support the Management Team in the development of proposals • On winning a new partnership ensure comprehensive and smooth handover to appropriate member of staff • To coordinate (map, monitor, and support as necessary) any reporting requirements 2.3 Institutional, and Trust and Foundation funding 40% • Work effectively across the organisation to identify current funding requirements for core activities and specific projects and match these to opportunities • To design and deliver fundraising applications that meet BOND’s strategy demonstrating benefits to donors/partners. • To produce and develop the most appropriate communications and fundraising materials for existing and target donors/partners. • To consolidate and strengthen existing relationships • To communicate with existing and potential donors by telephone, in person and in writing to keep them informed of Bond’s work, working across the organisation and its members as appropriate • On securing new funding to ensure comprehensive and smooth handover to grant manager • To coordinate (map, monitor, and support as necessary) reporting requirements
  3. 3. 2.4 General 5% • To play an active role, as a member of the Finance, Administration and Systems Team, and the Secretariat, in the planning, budgeting, monitoring and reporting of Bond’s work. • To ensure all activity is recorded accurately on database and evaluated accordingly • Such duties as may reasonably be required from time to time.
  4. 4. Part 3: Person Specification Job Title The criteria below are necessary for effective performance in the post. Applicants must demonstrate how they meet or could meet each of them through the application form and the selection process. E = Essential D = Desirable KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS 1. Educated to degree level, equivalent professional qualification and/or relevant work experience (E) 2. Excellent knowledge of approaches to fundraising (E) 3. Knowledge of institutional and trusts/foundation fundraising in the development and/or UK voluntary sector (E) 4. Knowledge of corporate funding opportunities (D) 5. Knowledge of voluntary sector, specifically international development (D) EXPERIENCE (paid or unpaid) 6. Extensive use of project management approaches including setting project plans, budgets and schedules (E) 7. Developing fundraising strategies and/or plans (E) 8. Developing and project managing fundraising proposals and other partnerships, and reporting (E) 9. Interpreting and working to organisational and team plans and objectives (E) 10. Working with corporates and sponsors (D) ___________________________________________________________________ ABILITIES & APTITUDES 11. Demonstrable excellent inter-personal and communication (verbal, written, presentational) skills to communicate with people at all levels (E) 12. Proven ability to work under own initiative, setting and prioritising workplans (E) 13. Ability to develop fresh approaches and innovate as appropriate (E) 14. Computer literacy (Word, Excel spreadsheets, e-mail) (E) EP/NR Aug 09

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