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Business Development Manager

  • Service: Positive Effect / Head Office
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Salary: £31,680 - £39,072 (p.a. )
  • Type: Full time (37 hours)
  • Ref: 038/21
Home based role (within reasonable distance to services) which may include some nationwide travel
12 month fixed term contract

We want to find just the right person to develop Compass’ training and consultancy traded services.

It’s an exciting opportunity to make your mark by growing a small but successful ethical business within our established national charity.

You’ll be part of a close-knit team of seasoned professionals who know they’re using their first-class skills to make a real time difference to the lives of some of the most vulnerable in our society.

The Opportunity

We need a highly motivated professional. The role combines new business development with account and project management to implement our trading arm strategy, with the aim of maximising income from training and consultancy services.

About Positive Effect

Positive Effect is the trading arm of Compass, providing practical and effective health and wellbeing consultation, solutions and training.

We train and advise public sector organisations so they can run their own effective, preventative workplace wellbeing initiatives. The work we do positively affects the wellbeing of the people who receive our training and also the people they’re in contact with. It’s very rewarding!

The vision is to improve people’s mental wellbeing by reaching them through school or work. All profit is used for charitable purpose, to support the health and wellbeing of the wider community.

The person

As the Business Development Manager for Positive Effect, you will have experience in successfully generating new business opportunities and achieving product sales. Experience in the delivery of health and wellbeing services or training and consultancy would be of benefit.

You must possess excellent project management and communication skills, with the ability to establish and maintain positive relationships. It’s important to us that our Compass values of integrity, respect, reliability and of being solution focused are a natural fit.

Our offer

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Service
  • Working within an inclusive and friendly workforce
  • Excellent learning & development opportunities and career progression
  • Generous Compass Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance

We welcome informal conversations about the role. Please contact Rose Kearns rose.kearns@compass-uk.org with any questions.

Closing date: Monday 26th July 2021

Interview date: Tuesday 3rd August 2021

Compass is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and you should share our commitment. All Compass posts are subject to appropriate level DBS checks. We value diversity at Compass and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Established for over 30 years, Compass is a national charity which works in communities across the UK providing services spanning substance misuse treatment and rehabilitation, early interventions for vulnerable young people, school aged health programmes and associated prevention as well as treatment and health promotion initiatives.

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