Business Development Director

  • Job Reference: 00000313-1
  • Date posted: 14 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Touchstone
  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £44,863 to £49,864
  • Sector: Equality & Diversity, Family Welfare, LGBTQ+, Mental Health, Other
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Full Time

Job description

Touchstone is a multi-award winning mental health and wellbeing charity operating in communities across Yorkshire.  Our passion is people and we aim to deliver our vision of inspiring communities, transforming lives through the excellent teams of people we recruit and nurture.  Touchstone understands that we can only deliver excellence to the people we serve if the people we recruit are happy, developed to their potential and trusted to lead.

Touchstone is now seeking an experienced and motivated Business Development Director, to join its Senior Management Team.  You will be required to provide strategic and ethical leadership for business development across Touchstone, to ensure long term sustainability of the organisation and our work in the region’s most deprived communities. You will have:-

  • Leadership, strategic and operational management experience.
  • Excellent negotiating, analytical and organisational skills.
  • Experience of working with and reporting at Board level.
  • Excellent business development and bid writing skills including financial modelling.
  • Outstanding relationship building ability and an understanding of the power of partnerships.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Please read person specification and job description

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Closing Date: 2nd November 2020
Interviews will be held on: 12th November 2020


For an informal chat please contact the CEO, Alison Lowe, on 0113 271 8277

Touchstone is an equal opportunities organisation, a Trans Positive employer and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly, BME and LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within Touchstone. Further information can be obtained from our equal opportunities policy. Please note that we do not hold a sponsor licence and we do not intend to offer sponsorship for this particular role. You should therefore ensure that you have/will have the right to work in the UK to be able to undertake this role, if appointed, you will be required to provide relevant right to work documents at the point of an offer being made to you.