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  • Working Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Closing Date: Thursday 20 April 2017
  • Vacancy Type: Full Time
  • Salary: Grade 7 - £28,484 - £31,600
  • Interview Date: Thursday 27th April 2017

Additional Vacancy Information

One year fixed term contract. Closing date: 12noon on Thursday 20th April. Based in north Manchester (Newton Heath and Blackley offices).

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Officer at yes to provide employer engagement services, source and submit funding bids and track employer and client outcomes to ensure the continuance of the yes service.

yes is a social enterprise we helped to launch that helps north Manchester residents find fantastic local jobs and take advantage of great training and volunteering opportunities. See www.yesmanchester.co.uk to find out more about the company.

One key area of this role is to approach and engage local employers to source suitable vacancies for yes clients. Therefore, you must be enthusiastic and customer focused, with excellent communication skills and the ability to influence and persuade. You will be confident using various networking channels to build and promote the services of yes.

You will also be responsible for identifying possible funding opportunities and have the ability to write innovative bids to secure funding for yes. As such, experience of writing bid applications would be advantageous

The ideal person has the ability to build and maintain relationships with the passion to find local employment for local people. This is a rewarding but demanding role, and a role that enables you to really make a real difference.

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