Business Development Assistant

Job Title  

Business Development Assistant 


25 Hours per week (part time)


£16,750 pro-rata (£11,160)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team with the chance to be part of an enthusiastic team dedicated to growing our already very successful business.

Job Purpose

To support the Head of Business Development and contribute to the strategic direction of HLP by helping to grow the business in line with specific targets and the annual operational plan.

Active involvement in the company’s business development initiatives, ensuring long term relationships are built and maintained within both HLP contacts and other stakeholders

The Role

As Business Development Assistant, your main duties will be:

  • Support the Business Development strategy
  • Support the new member recruitment process in line with targets
  • Maintain regular contact, briefing and responsibilities with all sales staff

  • Monitor sales reports and performance and recommend activity adjustments as required

  • Suggest strategies for market expansion
  • Develop relationships with new and existing markets, including retail, corporate and hospice contacts
  • Develop marketing opportunities in a variety of retail and business outlets as well as community events

  • Develop relationships with hospice partner fundraising team ensuring support engagement in line with the Partner Engagement Programme

  • Populate and maintain a fully functional attendance diary, liaising and coordinating visits with sales staff

  • Ensure full and detailed records are kept of all contacts

  • Promote positive PR around marketing activities

  • Customer engagement monitoring

  • Deliver set targets

  • Maintain good communications with all HLP staff, volunteers and hospice staff

  • To carry out ad hoc duties as required by the Head of Business Development and the CEO


  • Experience of building and maintaining relationships
  • Good understanding of delivering excellent customer service
  • Be confident in the generation and development of new business contacts
  • Ability to maintain relationships and generate new leads
  • Have excellent communication skills with the abilitiy to work with people at all levels
  • Natural rapport builder, confident and charismatic
  • Flexible and adapt to the needs of the Company
  • Be organised
  • IT literate


  • Charity knowledge or experience
  • Educated to degree level in a relevant field


  • Pension
  • Paid holiday benefits

Please send CV and covering letter to Belinda Ellis
Or by post to:
The Hospice Lottery Partnership, 72-80 Akeman Street, Tring, Herts. HP23 6AF

Closing date for applications: Monday 4 June 2018