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Business Development Manager (Sales)

Charities and Social Enterprises

Part time, hybrid / UK remote possible, 30 hours p/w.

Up to £40k FTE (£32k for 30 hours) depending on proven experience.

We are looking for someone target-driven, with an eye for opportunities. A person who thrives on building relationships and connections at scale and is eager to continue their sales career with a team who are passionate about doing good.

As a Business Development Manager, your role will be crucial in engaging charities and social enterprises looking to launch creative digital fundraising campaigns on Crowdfunder.

Your role will focus on expanding our platform’s reach and impact, onboarding diverse organisations looking to fund projects that might just change the world. 

With a keen eye for measuring success, you will be responsible for monitoring results and performance. You will share regular reports, identifying insights, improvement opportunities, and new development areas.

More about the role

By joining us you will be part of a passionate team committed to driving social change and innovation. This is a target-driven, results oriented role, with scope for growth and a focus on these key areas:

Outreach: proactively identifying and engaging with potential new crowdfunding projects through networking events, direct outreach and collaboration with sector bodies

Development: building and maintaining active relationships with charity and social enterprise leaders to facilitate their fundraising efforts on our platform

Strategy and planning: developing tailored strategies for onboarding and supporting new customers, ensuring they are set up for success

Performance tracking: monitoring and analysing the performance of onboarded customers and the overall success of their campaigns to provide ongoing guidance and support

What skills will you have?

Strong sales skills: you’ll have a proven track record in a direct sales environment and have demonstrated success in business development or partnership management, ideally within the charity or social enterprise sector. You’re happy dealing with large volumes as well as a more consultative sales approach and be used to working to targets, with strong interpersonal skills and an ability to negotiate win-win outcomes.

Sector knowledge: you’ll have good connections and networks within the national fundraising / charity / social enterprise sectors with an up to date awareness of the trends and developments in these areas. You’ll be on the invitation lists for their events and actively engaged with their activity.

Comfortable with processes and systems:  you’ll be experienced in a range of systems and know your way around a CRM. You’ll be able to analyse data, create reports and make recommendations.

Entrepreneurial and a commercial thinking: you’re a confident communicator, highly motivated, empathetic and passionate about social change.

Other information

This role will require visiting customers and attending events in London and visiting our Dorset or Cornwall offices from time to time, but we know our crowd is based across the UK, so we are happy to discuss hybrid or remote strategies for the right person.

If you share our interest, get in touch - we would love to have a chat.

Life at Crowdfunder

At Crowdfunder, we’re driven to do good and recognise that when you walk into the office at the start of the day, you don’t suddenly forget about your family, your passions, your hobbies — the rest of your life.

We’re as far from a stuffy, corporate environment as can be, but we do work smart. We have a commercial concentration that is second to none, and our focus is on enabling our project owners to achieve their targets and outcomes. This takes a certain sort of ambition and determination, which is why our vibrant, intuitive way of doing business makes working at Crowdfunder lots of fun.

Apply for this job

If you’re interested in this position, we’re waiting to hear from you. Please send over an up to date CV and a covering letter outlining why you’re the right person for the role to [email protected].