Business Development Manager - Adkins Cheurfi

Business Development Manager

Up to £35,000 full-time Business Development Manager Blackburn
Job added: 17/08/2023     Job application end date: 31/08/2023

Business Development Manager – Charity Distribution

Location: Blackburn (Head Office) / Remote (Hybrid Role)
Working Hours: 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday
Reporting to: Business Owner and Operations Manager
Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: Competitive base salary + Generous commission structure (Up to £15k annually).

Our client is a dynamic and rapidly expanding organisation dedicated to enhancing the income generated from the distribution of door-to-door charity bags. They collaborate with a portfolio of excellent national and local charities, including three with a National Exemption Order (NEO), granting the flexibility to collect efficiently and without the constraints of local authority licenses.

Role Overview: We are excited to introduce a new position for a Business Development Manager to spearhead the growth of our income streams through strategic distribution contracts. This role is a pivotal addition to our team, working closely with the Business Owner and Operations Manager to drive the expansion of our distribution network.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and secure long-term distribution contracts, initially focusing on the North West region.
  • Leverage our existing distribution of over 100,000 collection bags per week to establish strategic partnerships.
  • Collaborate with existing charity collection teams and persuade them to join their network.
  • Lead the recruitment of new distribution teams, including the hiring of collection drivers.
  • Play a critical role in the development and expansion of our business by creating sustainable revenue channels.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven experience in business development, preferably within the charity or distribution sector.
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills to foster effective partnerships.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, driving projects from inception to completion.
  • Ambitious and motivated to achieve targets and contribute to the growth of the organization.
  • Previous experience managing a team is advantageous.


  • Competitive base salary with an attractive commission structure.
  • Opportunity to work with a variety of national and local charities, making a positive impact.
  • Potential for career advancement as the role expands and the team grows.
  • Flexibility to work from our Blackburn head office and remotely, with hybrid arrangements.
  • Join a supportive and motivated team dedicated to driving meaningful change.

Note: This role has the potential to be a game-changer for our organisation, and we are looking for an individual who is eager to take on a challenge, make a significant impact, and contribute to the success of our mission.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £35,000.00 per year