Marketing / Business Development Manager Vacancy

Catalyst Science Discovery Centre seeks to recruit a dynamic individual to drive inward revenue supporting this independent charitable trust.

Employer : Catalyst Science Discovery Centre
Location : Widnes, Cheshire
Position : Marketing / Business Development Manager
Contract Type : Fixed term to end March 2012
Hours : 3 Days per week
Industry Sector : Chemical Industry
Salary : £18k plus bonus

Skills and aptitude
The successful candidate will possess;
• effective communication skills both orally and in writing
• the ability to produce written proposals and bids
• the ability to develop and maintain good business relations across a wide spectrum of potential users, sponsors and other key partners
• strong presentation skills
• strong negotiation skills
• good administrative and time management skills
• the ability to expand the sponsorship base and deliver sustained business growth

Experience and knowledge
Applicants should have;
• experience of developing and maintaining marketing strategies to meet business objectives
• a knowledge and understanding of the chemical industry sector
• experience in developing and building a strong brand
• experience in successful bid writing and fund-raising

Work related circumstances
The successful candidate must have;
• a flexible approach to working hours including evenings and weekends as required
• a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle
• a willingness to travel within the UK

Applicants should send a detailed CV and covering letter to Stephen Youd-Thomas, Director of Catalyst.
Catalyst Science Discovery Centre, Mersey Road, Widnes, Cheshire WA8 0DF
Closing date : Friday 16th July 2010