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Beards & Books

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Beards and Books is an educational programme designed to improve the learning outcomes of children across the U.K

Business Developer

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

This role involves creating business development strategies, working closely with our marketing and community liaison officers. Responsibilities include: -Understanding the needs of our clients and developing products and services for them. -Building strong relationships with new and existing customers and stakeholders. -Creating market strategies. -Conducting periodic market research and analysis. -Implement strategies to minimise cost and increase profits. Skills you will need: -Experience in business development. -Proficiency with data analysis, forecasting and budgeting. -Tenacity and drive. -Time management and organisation. -Strong written and verbal communication skills.

This role is currently remote.

Hours per week


Hours details

Work is flexible. However, we do require that you keep updated.

Training available

-You will be given induction training. -You will be supervised throughout your volunteering experience. -You will be given feedback and coaching throughout your volunteering.


Remote working. Head office located in Sheffield

DBS required?


Benefits to self

-Experience in business development. -Opportunity to enhance your CV. -Transferable skills. -Contribution to a small social enterprise that aims to improve the education of disadvantaged children and increase visibility of BAME cultures in education.

Benefits to others

Volunteering with Beards & Books contributes to the organisation’s social aims. You would be volunteering for an organisation whose aim is to make an impact in both Black and ethnic minority communities and in lower socioeconomic environments.

Transport details


Time commitment

2-4 hours per week


-You will be supervised throughout your volunteering experience. -You will be assigned a mentor to help you fulfil your potential.


  • ProfessionsAdministration, Marketing, Online Volunteering
  • People & CommunitiesYoung People

Employability skills

  • Transferable Skills 0
Current selection: No