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Available Regional Candidates

Business Development & Marketing  Manager - West Midlands 

Candidate Ref: 317604

A communications and development professional with 12 years’ experience gained in the conservation, sustainability and construction skills sectors. Able to lead across a variety of organisations and inter- organisation teams to deliver projects on time and to budget. Experienced in business development with an excellent track record of building and maintaining strong working relationships with funders, corporate supporters and charitable trusts.

Skills and experience include:

  • Supported a volunteer group to raise £300,000 in four months.
  • Secured £350K from external funders for new projects.
  • Developed and implemented cross channel communications and marketing plans for current organisations.

Donor Relations Manager - Nottingham 

Candidate Ref: 287972

A relationship builder who is persuasive with excellent diplomatic, influencing and negotiating skills. With over 20 years of experience in the charity sector, this individual has a proven track record of working within a customer-focused, delivery built environment. A strong communicator with creative problem-solving skills and a positive attitude. Recent achievements include liaising building relationships between senior management and programme directors to integrate operational costs into individual programmes.

Skills and experience include:

  • Created and implemented an annual fundraising development plan for major gifts in conjunction with senior management. This created a targeted approach to generate income from high net worth prospects on the database. Current caseload worth £111,000 of income.
  • In a 12-month period, two major donors', in response to the donor cultivation strategy increased their giving from £1,000 to £13,000. In addition, the whole family, including three teenagers committed more of their volunteer time to the organisation.
  • Secured £5,000 of funding from a trust fund which receives 4,000 applications per year.

For more details on any of these candidates, please contact Ellisa Thompson or Tanya Graham on 0191 249 5200 or email