Business Development Manager – Library Services

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Service Cambridgeshire County Council
Contract Type Contract
Duration Until 30th April 2019
Location Cambridgeshire
Job Type Full-time
Start Date Fixed term until 30th April 2019
Hours per week 37
Rate Annual salary: £36,950

Overview

Opus LGSS are recruiting for a Business Development Manager on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council. The position will be based in Shire Hall, Cambridgeshire on a fixed term basis until the 30th of April 2018.

The Business Development Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing a sustainable fundraising plan for the library service in order to raise funds and increase awareness and participation amongst individual supporters, organisations and community groups.

  • You will work with the Library Service Manager to support development of Library Service colleagues to increase commercialism and create and implement a supporter led fundraising plan.
  • Proactively work in the community to recruit, inspire and motivate individuals, organisations and community groups to fundraise for or donate to the library service.
  • Provide excellent supporter care and stewardship of existing supporters undertaking fundraising activities, to include advising on best practice and ensuring income is maximised.
  • The Library Service is currently commissioned internally by Cambridgeshire County Council to deliver services that are in addition to the core library service. The postholder will be responsible for leading a programme of work to increase internally commissioned activity.

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