Business Development Manager

Join a large not for profit organisation based in Cabramatta, Establish and/or maintain funding relationships, Transformative approach to service delivery in a sales or market driven context.


CORE Community Services Ltd is a not for profit organisation operating in South West Sydney for more than 40 years. We provide a wide range of services, activities and programs across 5 Services Children's Services, Youth Services, Multicultural Communities, Aged and Disability Care (ADC) and Community Engagement.


Position Summary:

CORE is heavily exposed to potential changes in Government funding structures and opportunities - according to the focus of the government of the day.

Accordingly, the prime focus of the BDM is to diversify our income streams and reduce our reliance on Government funding, whilst still keeping to our VMV. CORE Community Services has a Business Development Plan in place which will form the basis of the role.

The role will include fostering of innovative programs, direct funding approaches and growth of non-Government income streams. Further, the role will also feature heavily in our tenders, grant and funding submission work and will establish an annual pipeline/calendar along with the development of a comprehensive suite of tender 'tools' following consultation with Service Managers, key staff and stakeholders.



Key responsibilities but not limited to the following;

  • Establish and/or maintain funding relationships with corporate sector and philanthropic partners
  • Preparation and submission of compelling funding applications, tenders and direct funding proposals through consultation with Service Managers

  • Creation/maintenance of a warehouse of data and information to be applied to funding applications and requests for tender

  • Support the development and implementation of efficient and effective media strategies and initiatives utilising an appropriate suite of communication tools including social media to promote COREs business priorities

  • Communicate with CORE program managers about program performance, in order to proactively market program success and assist stakeholder management

  • Work with CORE Communications and Marketing personnel to provide content on the success of existing initiatives and ensure targeted communications to key stakeholders

  • Creation and implementation of an annual marketing plan with associated strategies, budgets and content pipelines

  • Planning, execution and participation in internal and external events, expos and other public

  • Development of innovative services and products for direct approaches to government, corporate and philanthropic partners or re-tendering opportunities

  • Transformative approach to service delivery in a sales or market driven context

  • Provide leadership and advice with the preparation of business plans to identify strategic revenue planning and activities

  • Analyse performance, identify barriers and develop feasible outcomes in relation to revenue improvements to enable milestones and KPIs to be achieved.


Selection Criteria:

  • Tertiary (degree) qualifications in business, management, Marketing or communications
  • Demonstrable track record in building stakeholder networks and engagement within COREs operating LGAs.
  • Proven Understanding of the Community Services sector and Not For Profit organisations.
  • Strong leadership skills, including strategic thinking, analytical, organisational and planning capabilities.
  • Excellent written and Oral Communication skills with proficient computer skills, including previous experience preparing grant applications.
  • Strong financial and commercial acumen, with high level analytical skills and problem solving techniques with orientation towards outcomes.


Applications close:

11:59PM - 5th April 2020

You will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Check, hold a NSW Driver's License and have working rights in Australia.

23/03/2020 $0 Parramatta & Western Suburbs 1 Sales
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