Skip to main content

This job has expired


Devon Communities Together
Exeter, Devon
£45,063 per annum
Closing date
1 Jul 2024

View more

Business Development & Commercial
Public Services
Full Time
Contract Type

Job Details

Salary: £45,063 per annum + benefits (pension, flexi-time, 25 days’ paid holiday pro-rata)

Hours: 36.25 (1 FTE) hours per week

Are you passionate about our vision of dynamic communities shaping their own futures and making a tangible difference in rural communities? Do you have a talent for and a proven track record in producing compelling funding applications to secure funding from a broad range of funding bodies? If so, Devon Communities Together has the perfect opportunity for you, and you may be the person we are looking for to join our executive management team and support the sustainability and growth of our leading Devon rural community development charity.

This is an incredible opportunity for an outstanding person who is strongly aligned with our values and who has the inclusive leadership approach, vision, skills and experience to support and grow the future work of Devon Communities Together. You will need proven experience of funding bid development, public sector procurement processes, securing grant funding, contract management, reporting analysis and identifying and maintaining strategic partnerships. Your responsibilities will include business and strategic development, funding development, leadership, operational delivery and profile raising for the charity.

Do you have the skills, experience and ambition necessary to develop and implement an innovative business development strategy which will generate revenue and diversify our funding base while remaining true to our vision? We are looking for a highly experienced and dynamic team player to be involved with every stage of the business development process and who also has the skills and experience to develop and deliver a comprehensive organisational and management support service to the CEO. 

If you are looking for a role that will enable you to fully utilise your talents in a forward thinking and supportive charitable organisation committed to helping communities help themselves - you may be who we are looking for.

Devon Communities Together can offer you a supportive working environment, the opportunity to join a passionate team committed to making a difference and professional development opportunities for training and professional growth within the charity sector. We offer flexible working arrangements to promote a healthy work-life balance and we value diversity and promote equality. We encourage and welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates from all sections of society.

Thank you for considering this opportunity to join our team. Together, we can make a lasting difference in rural communities.

Closing date for applications: 12 Noon Monday 1st July 
Interviews: Friday 19th July


Founded in 1961 we have accumulated a wealth of experience in helping communities resolve and progress the matters that are important to them.

2021 will be an important year for us, as we will be celebrating our 60th year of supporting Devon's communities! We look forward to reflecting on the progress of our communities, as we continue to help with many prominent issues. 

Devon Communities Together is constantly evolving, keeping pace with the ever changing social, cultural and economic needs of communities, yet our foundation is in those basic needs that never change.

We have the flexibility to support our vision of dynamic communities shaping their own futures.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert