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Vacancy for Business Development Manager Bolsover Woodlands Enterprise Ltd




An exciting opportunity to join Bolsover Woodlands Enterprise Ltd. (BWE) an organisation with an established track record for innovative training and employment practice.  BWE use local countryside, woodlands and the natural environment to support adults with disabilities to gain new skills and build their confidence.


We are looking to appoint a Business Development Manager, initially for a fixed term of 2 years; part of the role will be to secure funding to sustain the post beyond this period.  The post holder will work alongside existing staff, volunteers and BWE Board of Directors to develop and expand the organisation’s range of services in order to safeguard its future and enable BWE to reach its full potential. 


The successful candidate will be:


Experienced in business development and project management, with particular focus on successful social enterprise, they will be highly organised and self-motivated.  They will be an accomplished communicator and skilled at working collaboratively with local partners from the statutory and private sector, as well as the community and voluntary organisations.  They will also possess a practical and in-depth understanding of employment and disability, with an appreciation of diversity, as well as the changes affecting budgets, client provision and the challenges this presents.  They will be able to lead on marketing and promotion; and an insight into environmental issues, countryside and woodland management is desirable.


The post will be accountable to BWE Board of Directors.


Post details

Fixed Term: 2 years (initially & subsequent years subject to annual funding confirmation)

Salary:  £32,000 per annum (pro-rata).

Hours:  3 days per week with flexible working pattern.

Base:    BWE office base is Unit K1, Bolsover Business Park, Woodhouse Lane, Bolsover, S44 6BD; it is envisaged that the post holder will have a home base with regular contact and visits to BWE offices.

Plus:     30 days annual leave (pro-rata), a workplace pension and a rewarding role in adult care.




For more information please go to Bolsover Woodlands Enterprise website https://www.bolsoverwoodlands.org/  or contact Richard Smithson on 01629 537075 for a discussion.


To apply please go to the Bolsover Woodlands Enterprise website https://www.bolsoverwoodlands.org/  and follow the instructions to see the Job Description & Person Specification and download an application form.


Please note that applications must be made using the official forms available on the website – CVs will not be accepted.


Closing date: Monday 29th July 2019

Interview date: Friday 9th August 2019

Candidates are asked to ensure they are available on the planned interview date




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