Development Manager

  • Salary: 40,928
  • Contract: 12 months fixed term
  • Deadline: 20/07/2017
  • Location: Liverpool

The Salvation Army are looking for a Development Manager to join their Strawberry Field Project

Liverpool with flexible home or office base in Warrington

Salary: £40,928 per annum

Working Hours: Minimum of 35 hours per week

Details: Fixed Term Contract minimum 12 months with possibility of extension

This is a unique opportunity for someone with excellent project management and interpersonal skills to help develop and implement the vision for the iconic site of Strawberry Field. The centre will be a training hub for young people with learning disabilities, a visitors attraction and a place of Christian ministry.

Key Responsibilities:

 Fulfil project objectives through phased and detailed implementation of project and programme design
 Contribute to the marketing and fundraising strategies to maximise collaborative opportunities in Liverpool
 Work with consultants to identify and create interest among primary audiences
 Develop business relationships and networks to support the trainees programme and visitors experience
 Ensure positive integration and workflow, including a new expression of church, between local, regional, head office personnel supporting the project
 Prepare logical and precise written communication for easy interpretation by project groups

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate proven experience of:
 Effective management of workload and diverse teams with varied or conflicting agendas
 Developing strategy, achieving buy-in and being the project lead
 Paying attention to detail and delivering within deadlines
 How to communicate with a diverse audience to complement the marketing, fundraising, media and public relations aspects of projects
 Event management, the visitor economy, working in business development and/or marketing
This role has an occupational requirement that the successful candidate must be a committed and practising Christian and will be in sympathy with the doctrines of, and supportive of, the purposes and the aims and objectives of The Salvation Army.

Appointment subject to satisfactory references and right to work in the UK

Closing Date: 20th July 2017

Interview Date: 28th July 2017

For further details and to apply please visit The Salvation Army’s website: or click here to go directly to this job.