Business Development Coordinator

Headingley, Leeds
salary 20-25k dep on exp
08 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Development Coordinator

Salary  £20k - £25K depending on experience          

Headingley, Leeds but with regular travel to other offices around the country as well as national and international events – driving license essential     

37.5 hours per week with occasional evening and weekend work required for events etc

Background information:

MoreLife is a UK leader in the design and delivery of weight management and health improvement programmes to individuals, families, local communities and within workplaces across the UK and internationally. Our team is serious about supporting individuals, families and communities to help them achieve their healthy-lives.

Job purpose:

To support the roles and responsibility of the Managing Director (MD) and Clinical and Operations Director (COD) in achieving successful growth of the organisation.

Key responsibilities:

·Support to MD and COD to manage administration activities e.g. diary and email management

·Support to MD and COD to manage operational activities e.g. monthly meetings, local programme activities

·Working closely with the Director’s and others responsible for business development to ensure we have the best chance of gaining and retaining new contracts

·Supporting the Senior Management team and regional programme managers to accelerate our growth

·Searching, analysing and preparing bids for funding opportunities

·Contacting prospective clients to outline the unique benefits of our services

·Attendance at national and international conferences supporting promoting our work and support our MD and COD at such events

Person specification

Essential skills, knowledge and qualification

·Excellent interpersonal skills

·Excellent writing and presentation preparation skills

·Strong IT skills

·Communicating complex issues to a wide variety of stakeholders

·Confident and articulate communicator

·Min 2:1 undergraduate degree

·Minimum of 2 years’ experience.

·Diary management of self and others.

·Developing and delivering internal and external presentations

·Working independently or part of a team.

·Ideally, supporting pitches for work opportunities

·Strong work ethic

·Entrepreneurial spirit

·Creative and proactive


·Experience in relevant business environment

·Success in research, shortlisting and preparing funding bids

·Leading pitches for work opportunities

·Supporting business development experience in other team members

·Knowledge of the healthcare sector

·Project management skills

·Post graduate qualification

We are a leader in addressing obesity, one of the nation's biggest problems. Our team is serious about supporting individuals, families and communities to help them achieve their healthy lives. 

We are keen to hear from proactive, ambitious, creative team players, experienced in working in a fast paced, energetic environment to fill our new role for a Business Development Co-ordinator.  You will have outstanding PA skills, supporting senior leaders with confidence.  You will have business development or sales skills already that we can develop to support us in gaining and retaining new contracts and also preparing future bids for funding opportunities.  You will be a strong and articulate communicator who will be a knowledgeable advocate of our business.  This is an opportunity to join our supportive team to make a contribution to our growth.

If you feel that your skills and experience match the role criteria then please send your cv by return.