A diverse group of peopleLearning Disability Wales is looking for a Business Development Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to lead on the development of a strategy to expand and diversify our funding to help sustain the organisation and our Gig Buddies Cymru project.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are extremely important to us, and this is reflected in our team values. The way we work is fair, inclusive and flexible and our team are valued and supported. We hope you are interested in joining our friendly, loyal and passionate team. We are particularly keen to hear from you if you have experienced discrimination when applying for jobs as we are committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce.

Find out more about working for Learning Disability Wales here.

Business Development Manager

Hours and location: 22.5 hours a week that can be worked flexibly during Monday to Friday. You can be based at our office in Llanishen, Cardiff and can also work some of your hours from home. However, if you cannot travel to the office, you can be a home worker.

Salary: Actual annual salary is £24,407 rising by an annual increment to £25,630 based on 22.5 hrs per week (full-time equivalent £40,136 rising to £42,147).

The role:  This 2 year post will lead on researching, developing, influencing and securing new funding.  You will:

  • have a background in implementing funding strategies and meeting income generation targets.
  • be able to proactively build and maintain positive connections with funders, donors, partners and key stakeholders
  • have a successful track record in achieving high quality grants and donations
  • be self motivated
  • have a good understanding of the funding opportunities and gifts available to charities in Wales and experience of identifying new.

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What you can expect from us

  • Pension scheme with employer’s contribution of 7.5%
  • 25 days annual leave rising to 28 days plus bank holidays
  • Sick pay
  • Paid dependants leave and time off for medical appointments
  • Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family
  • Free flu jabs and eye tests
  • Modern spacious office
  • Excellent public transport links
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle racks
  • Close to shops and amenities.

Find out more about working for Learning Disability Wales here

How to apply

Please send us your CV and a cover letter or video clip telling us why you are interested in the role and how you meet each part of the person specification.

If you want help or need a different way of applying, please email us at enquiries@ldw.org.uk or call us on 029 20681160. We will offer disabled people or people who experience racism an interview if you meet the minimum criteria for the job.  If you feel you meet this category, please let us know (without providing any details) when you apply.  This information will not be given to the panel until shortlisting has taken place.

If possible, please email your application to enquiries@ldw.org.uk. If you cannot send it by email, you can post it to us at: Learning Disability Wales, 41 Lambourne Crescent, Cardiff Business Park, Llanishen, Cardiff CF14 5GG.

Closing date

Thursday 27 June 2024

Interview date

Tuesday 9 July 2024