Business Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd September 2021

  • Advertised from 30th August 2021
  • We operate a 4-day working week, which means full time is 28 hours.


We’re excited to announce this opportunity to join our wee (but powerful) group of feminists working in our national team as a Business Development Manager, £35,000 (full time, 28 hours per week)

The purpose of this role is to develop and drive the business development plan, identifying new opportunities that fit with our strategic vision and mission to inspire young women in Scotland and to reduce gender inequality. You will lead the development of consultancy and training opportunities to generate income. You will support our strong track record of securing funds from trusts and foundations through grant applications as well as leading on the growth and future development of new income streams from corporate partnerships and other sources. You will support the CEO with developing leads for new services/income streams. You will also support evaluation of our programmes.

Why you should want to work with us!

  • We operate a 4-day working week, which means full time is 28 hours
  • We offer flexible working options and patterns, including the option to work remotely from anywhere in Scotland
  • Our annual leave entitlement is 28 days a year, including public holidays
  • We are committed to supporting staff development through training and coaching opportunities
  • Wellbeing and mental health support are our priorities, all of our staff can access counselling and mental health sick days

Application notes

To apply please send our CEO Patrycja a brief cover letter or its equivalent (be creative!), CV and equal opportunities form to Please include the job title and your name in a subject line of your email. Your application should give us some background about you, clearly convey why you are interested in this role and how you would use your skills and expertise to deliver on the responsibilities of the role.

For any inquiries or to discuss this role in more detail, please contact our trustee Pauline Lunn:

The closing date to apply is midnight on the 22nd September.

Interviews will take place in the week beginning the 4th October.

We particularly welcome applications from young women, disabled women, Black and minority ethnic women, women with caring responsibilities, women who are care-experienced and LGBTQI+ people.