Commercial Director

Bloomsbury, London (Greater)
Up to £80,000 per annum
24 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Coram is a progressive and responsive children’s charity, created in 1739 by Royal Charter, the UK’s first children’s charity, drawing upon a distinguished history and reputation for contemporary practice in creating better chances for children.

With some 400 staff, a distinctive headquarters near King’s Cross and a progressive group structure, Coram strives to be a credible, respectful, professional, dynamic and committed organisation maximising the reach and impact for children by system leadership and innovation.

Coram’s established Commercial teams work to raise some £5m per annum in revenue and capital funding and to achieve year on year increase in support of the organisation. Following the opening of the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in 2018, Coram has exciting plans to grow further and is set to realise its vision as a national centre of excellence for children.Our plan is to further develop major projects in the story of care and to build new types of consumer sales as well as strategic funding from diverse sources.

About the role

This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced multi-faceted leader; working with the Chief Executive and as part of the senior management team in diversifying and building new streams of income. The role is a progressive mix of business development, fundraising and marketing working across a dynamic, growing and entrepreneurial group of charities and companies to maximise benefit to children.

You will have a successful track record of delivery within fundraising, in particular a strong focus on business development/sales.This, combined with the ability to lead, motivate, develop and manage staff across varying fundraising disciplines.Highly self-motivated, you will enjoy delivering projects against multiple deadlines and have previous success at achieving seven figure targets.

Experience at senior functional level, and strong commercial development skills including business planning, marketing/sales, matrix and project management, will be essential to your success.

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification to understand more about the role and to see if it the ideal role for you.

To apply, please click on the 'apply now' button to be redirected to the application form.

Further information relevant to this post can be found on our website including Coram’s annual accounts

Please note CV's will not be accepted as we only accept completed application forms.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 15th July 2019

Interview date: 23rd or 24th July 2019

Coram is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Registered Charity No. 312278.

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