Organisation: BBC Media Action
Location: London, United Kingdom
The central business development team performs multiple functions to drive business development efforts at BBC Media Action. It provides targeted support to business development, which can include leading on writing proposals and bid management; leading the development of multi-regional and global funding applications and bids including frameworks and strategic opportunities; furnishing the organisation with donor intelligence, tools and resources to support country teams to conduct business development; and cultivating and nurturing central relationships with key institutional funders and partners.
The Business Development and Partnerships Officer will report to the Senior Partnerships Manager and be part of a small team focused on new business opportunities across the organisation. This position will support BBC Media Action country teams to design and write successful proposals to deliver projects around the world.
The post holder will be working on capability statements, new proposals and concept notes that are submitted to a variety of institutional donors (USAID, FCDO, EU, Sida, NORAD, private foundations). In addition, they will work alongside the Senior Partnerships Manager to support in London and internationally with the provision of timely and accurate information on new funding trends and funding opportunities.
Are you the right candidate?
With at least 2 years of business development experience with institutional donors, the ideal candidate will have experience in the international development sector.
You will need excellent English writing skills with analytical ability to summarise technical donor text into easy to read material and the ability to both edit others’ writing and accept feedback.
BBC Media Action is looking for someone with demonstrable prior experience with successful proposal writing including supporting proposal development processes from start to finish.
This role requires someone to be able and willing to work well with a diverse range of colleagues to achieve ambitious fundraising targets.
Contract type: Continuing
Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
Unrivalled training and development opportunities – BBC’s in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
Benefits- BBC offers a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.
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