Business Development Executive

35 hours per week, hybrid office/home based

£25,440 per annum

We are looking for a Business Development Executive to develop our corporate fundraising by growing new business income and deliver great client service.

You will have a strong desire to succeed by growing corporate income and meeting targets. You will focus on getting new companies to support the Hospice, increase sponsorship revenues & ensure excellent stewardship of our existing corporate supporters.

To be successful in this role you will have strong organisational, sales, networking and relationship building skills. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a business development role required, with strong CRM and LinkedIn social media experience desirable. Support & coaching will be provided to develop the right candidate into the role.

About the Hospice

Set in the tranquil grounds of Willen Lake, Willen Hospice is the leading provider of specialist palliative care within the Milton Keynes area. We offer 24 hour / seven days a week palliative care to people who have advanced disease, caring for people in our Inpatient Unit which accommodates 15 patients and the local community. Our person centred care is delivered with compassion and respect for people’s wishes. We have an expanding Therapeutic & Wellbeing service offering Psychological Wellbeing, Social Care, Physiotherapy, Occupational and Complementary Therapy.  Our dedicated Business Development teams and retail portfolio of shops raise vital funds to deliver this care.

In return for your skills and experience, you can expect:-

  • To join a supportive and caring team
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 35 days pro rata (inclusive of statutory and bank holidays)
  • Free onsite parking at the Hospice
  • Employer enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption and sick pay provision
  • Ongoing commitment to education and professional development
  • Blue Light Card discounts (with membership)
  • Excellent on-site subsidised catering facilities
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme

For more information and to apply please email

Closing Date: 30 April 2024

Interview Date:  7 May 2024

In a typical year...
our cost, per minute
phone calls to patients at home
fabulous volunteers
patients cared for at home
home visits
patients at the hospice
of cups of tea
counselling sessions
We can only provide the care we do thanks to the incredible generosity of our community, through their continued volunteering, fundraising and donations throughout the year. Your donation will enable us to continue providing care and support to those facing a life-limiting diagnosis, and to support their loved ones.