Job Vacancy

Corporate Development and Funding Director (Nottingham)

We are recruiting for an experienced, enthusiastic and passionate professional to lead our newly formed Corporate Development and Funding Team in Nottinghamshire.

The successful candidate will form strong collaborations with local businesses and delivery partners whilst coordinating tendering opportunities across the Association. 

Responsible for developing a Corporate Volunteering Scheme, you will share our vision and belief that volunteers can really make a difference to the workplace whilst providing opportunities for local people.

You will proactively lead, explore, and secure commercial development opportunities that support the growth trajectory and ambition of the Association whilst facilitating alignment of the YMCA strategic intent with large funding bodies and nurturing relationships with individuals, foundations, and trusts to build legacies and endowments.

Responsible for a wide range of activities including:

  • Corporate relationships and funding (including large scale statutory and public finding)
  • Grant, Trust and Foundation stakeholder manager
  • Tendering and contract services
  • Community giving and annual scholarship development
  • Capital gifts and legacy
  • Quality Assurance Framework
  • Influence and alignment with public policy

You will be an excellent communicator,  with experience at the same or a similar level with genuine interest in working in the charity sector in addition to a commitment to really make a difference to the lives of some of the most vulnerable people for whom we provide services.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Alternatively, please submit your CV to

Job Details

Corporate Development and Funding Director  (Nottingham)

Department: Major Programmes
Responsible to: Joint Interim Chief Executive Officer
Location: Based at NCVS 7 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FB but with travel as and when required
Hours: 37.5 hours a week to include evenings and weekends as required to fulfil requirements of the post
Salary: Circa £60,000 per annum
Closing Date: 5pm on 23-09-20

Interview Date: ASAP after closing date