Business Development Representative (Partnerships Officer)

Home Based

This vacancy is now closed

Job Category
Home Based
£23,460 – 28,560
Closing date
Contract type
Total hours per week

About Shaw Trust  

“Shaw Trust promotes team spirit, inclusiveness and it is an organisation where everybody is somebody. I am proud to be part of this great organisation.”

At Shaw Trust we believe everyone has the right to live a decent and dignified life and an opportunity for rewarding work. We are a social purpose organisation challenging inequality and breaking down barriers to enable social mobility.

For us being part of the solution is about creating the conditions for this to happen, advocating and delivering services that make a real difference. Working in partnership not competition, we are part of an eco-system of purpose-led organisations, striving for a fairer, more equal society centred on opportunity for all.

Business Development Representative (Partnerships Officer)

Undertake a calendar of outbound telesales campaigns (primarily phone but also other methods such as email) designed to secure dialogue and appointments with our target organisations for follow up by Partnerships Managers. 

  • The Partnerships Team promotes a range of services that provide impartial information & advice and training on AT assistive technology solutions (independent living aids and adaptations) for older and disabled people, their unpaid carers and the professionals that support them. Services include licensed information portals, tools to support prescribing of AT and training programmes for regulated professionals. Typical target organisations include councils, NHS, housing and care providers, charities and manufacturers and retailers of AT products.
  • Campaigns will be organised based on a planned calendar and multiple campaigns will run at the same time. Days will need to be structured and planned.
  • The geographic scope is UK-wide.
  • Using a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) system to organise work.


  • Experience of dealing with commercial customers by phone, email and other methods.
  • Experience of sales, customer services, business development or other commercial functions
  • Confident to work independently and act as an ambassador for the DLF’s work with external partner organisations
  • Active listener, strong people skills 
  • Confident to work in a commercial business-to-business role

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

Does this sound like you? If so, we look forward to hearing from you!

Shaw Trust is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment, where every employee, regardless of their background or lived experience, feels that they belong and can progress in their career.  We are Disability Confident Leaders, support the guaranteed interview scheme and use of the government’s Access to Work scheme. 

Living our values we are keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within our organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community including from people with lived-experience and/or knowledge of disability or social exclusion.

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Shaw Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.