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Business Development Manager

Contract: Part-time or full-time (minimum of 3 days, but could be full-time), 12 month fixed term contract (extension subject to funding)

Salary: £30,000 per annum, pro rata

Responsible to: CEO of Savera UK

Location: Liverpool based & working across required areas

Closing date: Wednesday 11th August 2021, 12pm                       

Savera UK is a leading national charity (no.1145564), its vision is to eliminate ‘honour-based’ abuse and harmful practices across the UK and beyond. Savera UK’s mission is to tackle the causes and effects of ‘honour’-based abuse and harmful practices by helping clients find their ‘savera’ – meaning ‘new beginning by providing one-to-one support for those at risk as well as delivering and providing consultancy and training, raising awareness, and contributing to research. Our values are: being approachable, respectful, empowering, collaborative, ambitious, leadership.   

Job Summary:

To identify opportunities and secure additional funding; also build and manage relationships and business opportunities that support Savera UK’s strategy and ambition for growth.

To work, with the CEO, to develop and deliver the organisational strategy and business development plan, across all income streams.

Key responsibilities: 

Business Development:

  • To work, with the CEO, to identify potential customers in our proposed new business sectors.
  • To work, with the CEO and Savera UK team, to develop new business proposals and presentations that bring together Savera UK’s offer to potential partners.
  • To strengthen and build new partnerships and collaborations for business opportunities.
  • To develop core income streams that are vital to the success of the organisation over the next 3-5 years, including corporate partnerships, major donors, individual giving, Trusts and Foundations, and legacies.  
  • Develop KPI’s for income generation from multiple sources, in conjunction with the CEO.
  • To develop and deliver creative ways of fundraising.
  • To identify, prepare and manage funding bids.
  • To provide monitoring and evaluation information to funders.
  • Report to the CEO (weekly) on progress against agreed targets and KPIs for new and existing business.
  • Increase the charity’s presence in key markets, in line with Savera UK’s ambitious strategic plan and against agreed income targets.
  • Work with all the Savera UK team, Board and Advisory Board to identify new partner organisations suitable for us as a charity.
  • Provide assistance to the CEO, as and when required.
  • Provide and present monitoring and evaluation and income reports.
  • Provide long-term development and growth of the finance and business development function, with a view to recruit and increase personnel.
  • The successful candidate, in time, will have management recruitment responsibilities, and interaction with volunteers.

Finance & fundraising development:

  • To oversee Savera UK’s finances, to ensure the needs and sustainability of services.  
  • To work closely with the Finance Lead on the Board, to present quarterly management accounts to the Board of Directors.
  • Support the CEO to prepare and present the Annual Accounts report.
  • Ensure Savera UK is compliant with Financial Audit requirements.

Management:

  • Work with all Savera UK staff, and manage all levels of relationships with clients, stakeholders and partners, that support the organisation to generate and grow income, year-on-year.  
  • Represent the charity at presentations, meetings and events related to securing and maintaining new business partnerships and commissioning for the organisation.
  • Manage all aspects of organisational finance and business development.
  • To assess and manage all risks related to finance and business development and report to the CEO.

General and other:

  • To undertake training, as identified and approved by the CEO and Board of Directors.
  • To carry out any other duties commensurate with the role, as required by the CEO and Board.

Review arrangements

The details contained in this job description reflect the content of this job at the date of being prepared. It is however possible that over time the nature of the job will change. Consequently the Savera UK CEO and Board/Trustees will expect to revise this job description from time to time and will consult with the post holder at the appropriate time.

Apply

To apply, download and complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities and Monitoring Form and send it to Jenny at [email protected] by Wednesday 11th August at 12pm. Interviews are expected to take place the following week. Please note, we do not accept CVs. The person specification is available for download below for your reference.

Savera UK Application Form 2021

Savera UK Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form 2021

Business Development Manager – Job Description and Person Specification

Please note that a Disclosure & Barring Service check (DBS) will be required for this post. Savera UK is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Registered address: 151 Dale Street, Liverpool L2 2AH Company Number 7564891 Charity Number 1145564

For any enquiries, please contact:  [email protected]

Campaigns, Communications & Engagement Officer (Women only)

Contract: Full-time (12 month contract, extension subject to funding)  

Salary: £24,500 per annum

Responsible to: CEO of Savera UK

Location: Liverpool base, work across Merseyside & Cheshire

Closing date: Monday 9th August 2021, 12pm                       

Savera UK is a leading national charity (no.1145564), its vision is to eliminate ‘honour-based’ abuse and harmful practices across the UK and beyond. Savera UK’s mission is to tackle the causes and effects of ‘honour’-based abuse and harmful practices by helping clients find their ‘savera’ – meaning ‘new beginning by providing one-to-one support for those at risk as well as delivering and providing consultancy and training, raising awareness, and contributing to research. Our values are: being approachable, respectful, empowering, collaborative, ambitious, leadership.   

As an occupational requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010, the post holder must be female under the Sex Discrimination Act, 1975 Part 7 to meet the needs of the majority of our service users.

Job Duties:

As a Campaigns, Communications & Engagement Officer, you will support the organisation by developing & co-ordinating creative & engaging communication outputs and assessing their impact. You will work closely with staff, volunteers and service users to create and share impactful communications to a wide range of audiences, developing tactical plans in line with Savera UK’s Communications Strategy. This will mean finding powerful ways to open up genuine discourse, whilst listening and responding to audiences and stakeholders.

You will develop and deliver marketing and communication campaigns, including on social media, on the issues tackled by Savera UK. You will create opportunities to influence and bring about change.

With guidance from the CEO, Advisory Board and the Board of Trustees, you will develop marketing strategies to support the organisation’s activities and programmes, including income generation through training packages and fundraising, community engagement, events and conferences.

You will design and manage campaigns that work across digital and offline platforms to deliver tangible results. This includes increasing engagement across social media channels with exciting and creative content, and tactics to optimise content to achieve engagement objectives.

You will have the responsibility of working with and facilitating the Savera UK Youth Advisory Board, in terms of campaigns and development.

Responsibilities:

Campaign and Youth Advisory Board

  • Coordinate and facilitate the Savera UK Youth Advisory Board in terms of their campaign and engagement programme.
  • Liaise with a range of agencies/services to partner with Savera UK Youth to support their campaigns and development.
  • Manage all Savera UK Youth communications that go out to the public, ensuring they fit with Savera UK’s values and processes.
  • Develop and deliver campaigns to raise awareness of ‘honour’-based abuse and harmful practices.
  • Coordinate the logistics of Savera UK Youth events (e.g. videography, still photography).
  • Coordinate all aspects of Savera UK Youth conferences, major announcements and media events.

Communications

  • Develop the Campaign and Marketing/Communications plan and coordinate its implementation.
  • Write and edit content for the web and communications pieces, including E-newsletters, blogs and social media.
  • Develop briefs and liaise with external agencies to develop background pieces, fact sheets, media releases and various editorial materials needed for campaigns.
  • Distribute internal and external promotional materials.
  • Coordinate the logistics of events and campaigns.
  • Analyse, develop and set future campaigns with management.
  • Effectively manage timelines throughout the campaign process, including collating research and insights, generating briefs, media and creative presentations, development of plans and concepts.
  • Work collaboratively with teams across the charity to facilitate the successful delivery of campaigns, commercial, digital, content, public relations and evaluation.
  • Monitor campaign performance and work with relevant colleagues and agencies to optimise activity to maximise results.
  • Share campaign evaluation reports and key learning with team and management, to inform future marketing and communications activity.
  • Provide creative and media support across the organisation as required.
  • Work closely with Savera UK PR consultants for coordination and development in terms of PR and communication.

Social Media & Website

  • Develop Social Media content plans. Create and edit content and communications that are optimised, targeted and timely for publishing on all our digital channels.
  • Pro-actively track conversations and engage with partners, influencers and relevant content on social media.
  • Develop and manage a calendar to schedule posts and ensure consistent relevant contact.
  • To respond to immediate and relevant news.
  • Responsible for reviewing and updating the website content and liaising with our Marketing agency for all Savera UK’s branding and designs.

Organisation Responsibilities

  • To contribute to and support the delivery of the short/long term Savera UK strategic business plan.
  • To uphold the values of Savera UK, and all aspects of its confidentiality and Data Protection policies at all times, for the clients and the business of the organisation.
  • To maintain and advance the public profile of the organisation across all levels.
  • To work closely with the wider team of Savera UK; to participate and contribute to all levels of communication and engagement.
  • Ensure that all materials and communications used are accurate and always represent and reflect Savera UK’s branding.
  • Attend relevant meetings and partnership groups.
  • To present at Board meetings, when required. 
  • To support the provision of monitoring and evaluation reports to external funders around our campaigns and communications.

Other Responsibilities

  • To undertake any training as identified. 
  • To participate in staff meetings and any other appropriate meetings identified.
  • To carry out any other duties as and when required by your line manager and the Board of Savera UK.
  • Follow all health and safety including all of Savera UK policies and procedures.

Review arrangements

The details contained in this job description reflect the content of this job at the date of being prepared. It is however possible that over time the nature of the job will change. Consequently the Savera UK CEO and Board/Trustees will expect to revise this job description from time to time and will consult with the post holder at the appropriate time.

Apply

To apply, download and complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities and Monitoring Form and send it to Jenny at [email protected] by Monday 9th August at 12pm. Interviews are expected to take place the following week. Please note, we do not accept CVs. The person specification is available for download below for your reference.

Savera UK Application Form 2021

Savera UK Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form 2021

Campaigns, Communications & Engagement officer JD and PS 2021

We encourage all women to apply, in particular those from underrepresented groups. Please note that a Disclosure & Barring Service check (DBS) will be required for this post. Savera UK is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Registered address: 151 Dale Street, Liverpool L2 2AH Company Number 7564891 Charity Number 1145564

For any enquiries, please contact:  [email protected]