Salary: £40,800 – 30-hour week
Location: Home based with travel into London once a month
30 hour working week – with a flexible working pattern
About the Advocacy Project
The Advocacy Project have been experts in advocacy and user involvement for more than 20 years. We want everyone to be able to make informed choices and active decisions about how they live their lives. By working with people who are vulnerable or excluded, we address the challenges people face in having their voices heard. Committed to being a well-managed and dynamic organisation so are best placed to make this happen.
Vision: a world in which every person has a voice
Mission: to enable people to have their voice heard, uphold their rights, and make choices.
Purpose and scope for The Head of Business Development
The Advocacy Project help people who are marginalised or vulnerable because of their circumstances make their own choices about their lives. We support them to speak up and help improve important service we all need. We want to make sure people across all age and care groups including learning disability and mental health can;
- Voice their concerns
- Understand their rights
- Make effective choices about what happens in their lives
This is done through advocacy services which support people individually, and user involvement projects that help organisations improve the services they offer.
The Head of Business Development will ensure sustainable income generation for
The Advocacy Project in line with the strategic plan. The focus is to grow and
diversify our income through winning contracts in new areas, while maintaining a
strong performance in delivering sustainable services in the local government and
We would like to hear from you if you have:
Previous experience of income generation and fundraising within a charity, successfully managing short-term tactical and long-term strategic opportunities, management experience within a service delivery organisation and previous networking experience with a track record of financial management.
The Advocacy Projects commitment
The Advocacy Project welcome applications from people with transferrable skills and qualities, and people with diverse employment histories and personal backgrounds.
How to apply:
If this role is of interest, please click on the link to access the full candidate pack – Head of Business Development. You will need to submit your CV and supporting statement.
Your statement should be up to 2 pages long (no more than 900 words), answering the following questions:
- What is your motivation to work for The Advocacy Project and what attracts you to this role specifically?
- From what you know about the opportunity, what skills and experience would you bring that will enable you to be successful in this role?
Closing Date: Sunday 9th October 2022 at 23.59hrs
If you would like to discuss the role before applying, please feel free to contact - Sharon from Diversifying Group at email@example.com.
Accessibility and Adjustments
We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process and we’ll always endeavour to be as accommodating as possible. If you would like to discuss any specific requirements, please get in touch with Sharon at firstname.lastname@example.org.