Salary : £31,099 per annum
No. vacancies : 1
Contract Type : Temporary
Weekly hours : 35
Published date : 10/01/2023
Closing date : 31/01/2023

Job description

Under the BST Director, the Business Development Manager will be responsible for developing a business model that delivers on the organisations strategic objectives through diversifying income streams and developing a social economy model for the Museum of Free Derry and the Derry Model Conflict transformation work nationally and internationally..


  • Deliver on BST Strategic objectives by diversifying current models of income streams
  • Write proposals for bids specialising in tourism and return on investment for Museum of Free Derry and Derry’s conflict transformation model towards a national and international audience
  • Engage with the Stakeholders, Derry City & Strabane District Council, Visit Derry, Education providers, Tourism NI, Tourism Ireland, and others
  • Implement marketing strategy- work towards inclusion in Media/Multi-Media local and national marking plans and strategic plans
  • Dedicate time to support the wider strategic development of the organisation
  • Develop the full potential of the Museum of Free Derry as a social economy model and evidence base the museum as a key economic driver for the city and region

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • A degree or equivalent professional qualification at NVQ Level 5 in business management/administration and two years experience of office administration to include financial reporting
  • OR three years experience of office administration that has included Business Development
  • AND (in addition to above) Knowledge of internal and external reporting on Project Progress
  • Experience of working with statutory and/or voluntary sector agencies in business development
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative, negotiation and problem solving skills
  • Resilient and able to respond positively to the pressures and demands of the role
  • Working knowledge of relevant software packages such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Full driving licence and access to transport or ability to demonstrate equivalent level of mobility

Desirable Skills

  • Hold a professional business qualification
  • Experience of Human Resources
  • Understanding of funding sources and financial reporting to funding bodies

Further Information

Work time: 9am – 5pm, days to be confirmed. Re-advertised.