29 November 2021
09 December 2021
£33,310 - £38,864 plus location weighting
London or Cardiff
We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect. We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
Permanent - Full Time – 35 Hours
We have big goals over the next few years.
We’re going to be fighting for mental health in a way we never have before.
Together we’ll be working to make sure everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets the support and respect they deserve.
Will you join us?
This is an exciting opportunity to join Mind’s Workplace Wellbeing team within the Fundraising directorate. We play a key role in achieving Mind’s mission of better mental health for all: we positively influence working policies, practices and culture to generate income to fund Mind’s charitable activities and improve people’s working lives.
This role will involve engaging with prospects to secure clients for Mind's Workplace Wellbeing products and services, and meet agreed income targets. You will also undertake full needs analysis with enquirers, and create high quality proposals to address these needs, as well as working with relevant teams across Mind to support effective client stewardship with selected organisations, stakeholders and individuals.
We are looking for someone with demonstrable experience of high-quality client engagement across all sectors; private, public and voluntary, preferably within proven experience of business development with private sector clients.
You will be someone who has experience of successful business development (to both cold and warm audiences), ideally gained from generating earned/commercial income from paid-for services within the voluntary sector. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, including developing pitches and/or presentations, report writing, and in-person delivery to both cold and warm audiences, with a high level of professionalism.
You will have experience of managing or supervising the work of others, including supporting and developing staff. You are someone with demonstrable experience of working with internal and external stakeholders and developing and maintaining effective working relationships with groups and individuals with differing perspectives and agendas, and able to establish personal credibility using negotiation and influencing skills to deliver results
Closing date: 29th November 2021
Mind reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier, should we receive a high volume of strong candidates – therefore we encourage an early application.
Mind is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
Please refer to the Job Description while completing your application as candidates will be shortlisted based on how closely they match the criteria.
This position will initially, in line with current and potentially future guidance, be based from home. Post lockdown this role will retain some flexibility but post holders will be expected to be in the office a minimum of two days thereafter (or more, depending on the arrangements of your team)
We value the power of diversity. We embrace the different perspectives that each of us bring. We are creating an inclusive working environment where everyone is appreciated for being authentic and bringing their whole selves to work regardless of race, gender, age, religion, identity and experience.
We are committed to becoming truly anti-racist in everything we do and ensuring that all our employees are treated fairly and equitably at work and promoting equity in physical and mental health for all.
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