Business Development Manger

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Business Development Manager Job Description Our client is looking for an experienced business professional to take on and shape this new role at their company, bringing in new revenue, improving profitability and ensuring the business is thriving. From practical duties such as Pitching, Team Management & Financial Reporting, this is a varied role for a creative and passionate individual. You will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic organisation which has empowerment of women at its core, and be a part of the Senior Leadership developing our culture and setting Luminary up for future growth. Job Title: Business Development Manager* Based at: Luminary Bakery Site 1: 71-73 Allen Road, Stoke Newington, Hackney, N16 8RY Site 2: 47 Chalk Farm Road, Camden, NW1 8AJ Reports to: Luminary CEO & Board of Directors Job Purpose: To run a successful Bakery, managing sales, production, premises, staff (including graduate from the training programme) and growing the business Hours: 40 per week (including infrequent anti-social hours) Salary: £30,000 per annum This role is contracted from 9th March 2020 - 24th April 2021 as maternity cover for the Commercial Director. Potential for the role to become permanent post 24th April 2021, depending on business growth. *It is a requirement of this job role that the business manager is female and has an active Christian faith under the Equality Act 2010. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for the overall commercial success of the client's business, together with the CEO, ensuring sustainability and profitability across the organisation. Setting the business culture & furthering the client's vision together with the CEO Defining and communicating the strategy for the client, ensuring staff are clear and bought into the journey ahead Responsible for increasing income & profitability of the client's business through: Building new corporate and other commercial relationships Fostering current beneficial partnerships Generating other new leads within budding sales channels (e.g. pop ups within corporate companies' offices) Setting up fruitful collaborations with exciting and aligned brands Managing sales prospects and lead generation through an effective CRM system Creating systems and processes, together with the Operations Manager, that encourages repeat sales Managing all revenue generative activities within the business with main focus being on bakery production and the running of cafes. Also responsible for overseeing other sales opportunities and growing development areas such as pop-ups, events & cookbook sales. Line Managing Department Leads including Cafe Managers, Head Bakers & Operations Manager. Monitoring and managing team performance through regular 1-1s with department leads, individual appraisals and performance reviews Responsible for overseeing the finances within the business, including budgeting, analysing income/expenditure reports and adjusting projections accordingly Reporting to Investors on financial status quarterly using Quickbooks reporting & Mailchimp communications Managing invoicing of customers and paying of suppliers Regularly assessing efficiency, quality, productivity and compliance across the business Implementing improvements where required and new technology to improve systems (eg HR / Scheduling / Ordering / Security software) Ensuring compliance with Food Hygiene, Health & Safety and HMRC laws Together with the People & Culture Manager and CEO, responsible for recruiting, supervising, motivating, disciplining, training and developing the team Includes supporting and helping to lead staff when experiencing team difficulties or shortages, together with the People & Culture Manager Managing & promoting all paid and unpaid work placements for women's programme graduate placements in the company including work experience, internships and apprenticeships - focus on creating new opportunities and ensuring they have the best possible first experience of the world of work. Develop policies, procedures and processes as required Representing our client at talks, pitches and events Undertake such tasks as requested by the CEO or Board of Directors as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job PERSON PROFILE Necessary: Experience working in a small business at a senior level Business acumen and/or qualification Passion for Social Enterprise Visionary and entrepreneurial Passionate and motivated to further our client's success Competent in generating sales and building business relationships Technologically proficient - MS Office / Google Suite / Quickbooks / Online software & apps Determined and hardworking Skilled in finance and budgeting Proactive problem solver Has the ability to work under pressure and able to cope with difficult situations Excellent people management skills Possesses good organizational, time-management and administration skills. Knowledge of the industry Has a practical and flexible approach to work and has the ability to learn new concepts quickly Possesses a commitment to follow the policies and procedures and ethos of the project and be a committed advocate for the wider work of our client. Desirable: Experience running a bakery or business in the food industry Experience of the Social Enterprise sector Lived-experience of disadvantage and/or gender based violence Job Perks: Free barista coffee every day 20% discount off all food & drink plus family + friends discount 10% discount off online purchases (celebration cakes & merch) Free yoga/dance/wellbeing workshops where available from our partners Regular opportunities for training and professional development Wellness Action Plan developed to keep you healthy at work Quarterly reflection days where possible Quarterly staff socials Opportunities to be involved in press coverage of our client Long-term service rewards including merch, vouchers, increased holiday and free cake! OUR CLIENT'S FAITH POLICY Our client is a social enterprise designed to offer opportunities for women who have experienced social and economic disadvantage, to build a future for themselves and their families. Our client started as a church project, and has a Christian ethos. Many of their staff have a Christian faith but it is not always required in order to work or volunteer with us, and is never a requirement to benefit from our services. All can find a place to belong in the company's family. The Christian faith motivates the client's culture of going the extra mile for our beneficiaries, believing in potential in everyone, showing love and compassion without conditions, and ‘loving our neighbour as ourselves'. Anyone looking to join the team, as staff or in a voluntary capacity, must be sympathetic to the aims and objectives, looking to help drive the project forward in line with our vision. It is advised that applicants be co

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