We are looking to recruit a Head of Business Development to devise, deliver and lead a fundraising strategy to actively diversify and increase the charity’s income working across all areas of fundraising. By joining our committed and passionate team, you will play an instrumental role in enabling the charity to extend its reach and support people of all ages living with sight loss across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

The Head of Business Development is a key role in CamSight’s Senior Leadership Team and is responsible for driving the organisation’s plans for sustainability, diversifying existing funding streams and developing new business opportunities. The Head of Business Development will build a new fundraising and marketing team, and lead on service strategy development and implementation. 

The successful candidate will be someone who passionately believes in and aligns with our values. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will be jointly responsible for developing and directing our mission, in collaboration with the supervisory Board of Trustees and our service users. You will demonstrate excellent strategic and commercial acumen developed in the charity or commercial world. We are looking for an innovative thinker to lead sustainable growth and galvanise our stakeholders in support of our vision to provide a first-class service.

If you are keen on joining our forward looking, successful and thriving organisation and taking the next step in your career, download the Job Application Pack.

Contract: Full Time Permanent
Salary: £49,590 - £51,267 p/a
Hours: 35hrs Monday to Friday
Location: Blended - CamSight Office, Homeworking

Key benefits:
·25 days annual leave (pro rata for part time staff)
·Additional day Birthday leave
·Additional leave between Christmas and New Year
·Paid Bank Holidays (dependant on working pattern)
·Flexible and Remote working
·Company Pension Scheme 
·Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
·Long service leave entitlement after 5 years of service
·Free Sight Test

To apply

Please read the job description and person specification prior to applying as you will need to refer to these in your application should you wish to apply.

Email your updated CV and a supporting statement (of no more than 2 sides of A4) setting out how you meet the criteria and also why you would like to join our team.

Closing date for applications: Monday 11 March, 9am
Interview date: Friday 15 March, 2024

Equal Opportunities

CamSight strives to be an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applications from all sections of the community. If you require this information in an alternative format, or have difficulty applying due to access obstacles, please email or call us on 01223 420033.

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