We’re hiring: Business Development Manager

by Creative Homes

Creative Homes is a social enterprise that aims to impact on the health and well-being of families through creative arts to give children the best start in life. 

Creative Homes is an experiential home visiting service that uses trained artists to identify and solve every day stresses in the home. We aim to help families reduce their stress, so they become healthier and more resilient, with the ultimate objective of improving children’s outcomes.

Creative Homes is targeted at higher need families often from lower income backgrounds.


Business Development Manager

We are looking for an exceptional Business Development Manager with a high level of skill in sales and communications to play a pivotal role in driving our organisation forward through the development and delivery of our sales and communications strategy.

We need a game-changer; someone who is a self-starter, self-motivated, self-confident and ready to deliver on an ambitious business and sales strategy. You need to be enthusiastic and comfortable selling our service in a range of ways including cold calling and public events.

You will be trained in sales and write well for press, social media and online in order to implement our communication strategy and increase sales.


Our ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience of:

  • the housing sector
  • the public health and local council commissioning
  • completing larger bids i.e. Big Lottery, Children in Need, Esmee Fairburn
  • charity sector commissioning
  • commercial sector and CSR
  • Social Return On Investment


Key Duties


  • To complete grant applications and sales to current 2016 delivery
  • Prepare Creative Homes to attract larger investment for sustainable business
  • Cold calling/approaches, follow leads and open doors to larger investment and sustainable partners
  • Attend key conferences
  • Secure Creative Homes channels for presentations



  • Implement current communication and social media strategy to boost sales
  • Lead on the Impact Report 2015 and improve impact measurement strategies to increase sales


We work in a flexible and dynamic way and this role offers you the opportunity to shape your working hours and work to your strengths as part of an inspiring team and growing service.

We are offering flexible part time hours (approximately 2 days per week for £200 per day).  The initial contract will be for 3 months.  Pending meeting sales targets this contract and post could be extended.


How to apply

If you are interested in applying for the role then please email a CV, detailing your relevant experience, and a covering letter, addressing each point of person specification, to sally@tdlp.co.uk.


Please ensure your application reaches us by 17:00 on Friday 26th February.  We hope that the successful candidate will be able to take up the post up in March, although there is some flexibility around start dates.


Contact Sally-Anne Donaldson on 07817 176018 or sally@tdlp.co.uk if you would like to discuss the role or have questions.

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