Development, Partnerships & Communications Manager

Posted On: 1st October 2020 | Applications Close: October 18, 2020
Age Concern Birmingham

Age Concern Birmingham have an exciting opportunity for a Development, Partnership and Communications Manager to take the lead on the development of new business through tenders and fund raising.

Our Mission: To enrich the lives of older people and others in need through a range of services we offer.

Our Vision: To make a positive difference, adding value to people’s lives by offering services to promote wellbeing and independence.

Our Values

  • Everyone Counts
  • Caring
  • Promote Wellbeing
  • Work in partnership
  • Innovative

Age Concern Birmingham is a local charity supporting older people and others in need across Birmingham and the surrounding areas. We offer a range of quality services from day care, carers support to running community café hubs, and specialised support for those experiencing dementia, isolation and loneliness. We aim to develop and adapt services to the changing needs of our community with a flexible approach to service delivery.

Job Summary

The Development, Partnerships and Communications Manager will have the responsibility to lead on fund raising and tender opportunities, assisting the CEO and working alongside the Leadership Team in developing and implementing quality services.

The responsibilities of the Development, Partnerships and Communications Manager will encompass the leadership on business development, communications, innovative funding and partnerships of various kinds. This is a wide-ranging strategic role that requires excellent motivation and time management skills with the ability to multi task and manage a range of commitments.

The post of Development, Partnerships and Communications Manager will play a key role in the development of the organisation, by generating income, raising its profile, reaching new partners and increasing opportunities.

To lead on and identify developments and opportunities through tender/ bid writing, fund raising, developing partnerships, communications and promotion.

Co-ordinating social platforms and taking a lead on e-communications, digital and fundraising activities.

Developing applications, developing and strengthening networks, increasing funds and donations to the charity.

Hours of Work:        

 37.5 hours a week, working Mon-Fri with occasional evenings and weekends depending on the needs of the role. (Reduction in working hours could be negotiated for salary pro rata for the right candidate)


£30,000 per annum


Based in Boldmere, Sutton Coldfield (working across Birmingham & surrounding areas)

Download the Full Job Descriptions and Person Specification below.

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter detailing how you meet the role requirements to

Please note applications without a covering letter will not be considered.

 If you would like to arrange an informal chat regarding the role, please email with your contact details and we will be in touch.


Deadline for applications: 18th October 2020

Interviews: 22nd October 2020

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