Salary: £60,000 per annum (Full-time salary)
Hours: 30-37.5 per week
Location: South East London, exact location to be confirmed; Hybrid working available, with minimum 2 days per week in the office.
About South East London Mind
We are a highly regarded mental health and dementia charity based in South East London. Our aim is to provide support for individuals dealing with mental health problems and dementia. Following a recent merger, we now cover five Boroughs: Bromley, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark. We strive to be there when it matters for those who need us the most.
Our primary focus is to help people to be mentally healthy and work together with those experiencing mental health problems and dementia to improve their quality of life. Each year we support over 10,000 people with mental health problems and dementia.
We are firmly rooted within our communities, always striving to provide services that are in line with the needs of our clients. We respond to the needs of individuals through tailored services and are constantly evolving to provide new, innovative and effective ways to help and support people. Embedded in this approach is our commitment to diversity and inclusion and to involving people with lived experience in our service planning and delivery.
About the role
The Director of Development will be a crucial member of the Senior Leadership Team, responsible for leading South East London Mind's Business Development work. This involves managing income generation, building partnerships, fundraising, and selling services/products.
The role also includes leading the development of competitive tenders and grant bids, as well as identifying new opportunities to expand our reach and offerings. Additionally, the Director of Development will oversee South East London Mind's communications and community fundraising functions, ensuring the effective implementation of relevant strategies and work plans.
We would love to hear from you if you have expertise in creating and delivering a business development strategy across the health and social care sector and have a passion and ability to influence and motivate others.
You have exceptional communication skills, know how to build productive professional relationships and partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders and have the ability to operate as a senior leader in a complex organisation.
To find out more about this role and how to apply, please click on the following link to review the candidate pack: Director of Development – Pack
How to Apply
To apply for this role, please 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 SEL Mind and what attracts you to this role specifically?
- From what you know about the opportunity, what relevant skills, knowledge and capabilities will you bring to SEL Mind? (Please refer to the person specification for the role)
The closing date for applications is Sunday 25th
February at 23:59.
If you would like to discuss the role before applying, please feel free to contact Emmanuel from Diversifying Group at email@example.com
Inclusion is one of our core values and we see great benefits in having a diverse workforce. We are keen to increase the diversity of our Senior Leadership Team, and for this role we therefore strongly encourage people from Black and other culturally diverse communities to apply.
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 Emmanuel at firstname.lastname@example.org