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Public Sector Development Manager

Job description

Harris Hill are delighted to be working with a much loved children’s charity to recruit a Public Sector Development Manager.

The role will work with the Lead for Public Sector Development, Senior Public Sector Development Managers, and a fellow Public Sector Development Manager towards a shared income target of around £5 million per annum. These funds will create ground-breaking projects that support millions of children and help prevent abuse across the UK.

The Public Sector Development Manager will work at both a national and local level to secure grants that help the Statutory team achieve its annual income target. Working across the charity, she/they/he will build relationships with colleagues and senior stakeholders, and source and share information with funders through engaging written materials, phone conversations and face-to-face meetings. Alongside managing their own portfolio, she/they/he will support team members to maximise income from public sector funding streams.

The Major Giving department is open and supportive with an active social life. The wider Trusts & Statutory Team has grown considerably - increasing its annual income by more than £6 million since 2017/18. With bespoke training opportunities, room for significant development and growth, and the support of colleagues and resource teams, the role will provide the opportunity to make a positive change for children and families across the UK.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of working with major funders, successfully bidding for their support and providing ongoing stewardship

  • The ability to produce compelling written materials of the highest quality

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills

  • Proven success in delivering financial objectives through effective bid management

This role can offer either full home working OR hybrid, requiring a minimum of 1dpw from the London office.

For more information about this position and next steps please apply here now.

As leading charity recruitment specialists and a certified B Corp™, Harris Hill is committed to high and ever-improving standards of equitable and inclusive recruitment. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, sexuality and other protected characteristics.