Full time, 35 hours per week, 18 months initial contract.
Part time working open for discussion.
Location: Flexible, preferably London.
Reports to the CEO, National Director.
Starting salary: £36,000 (£33,850 outside London).
Deadline for applications 1st December 2023 at 5pm.
Interviews on 11th December 2023 in London.
Business Development at Micro Rainbow
Micro Rainbow is a leading UK organisation working with LGBTQI people seeking asylum and LGBTQI refugees to enable them to live in safety, with dignity and to rebuild their lives.
Our operational teams are based across the UK providing specialist support to LGBTQI people on: safe housing; navigating the complex asylum system; addressing homelessness and poverty; tackling social isolation and accessing health care, education, and employment.
Micro Rainbow has ambitions not only to meet fully the demand for safe housing of LGBTQI asylum seekers by increasing the number of its safe houses but also to improve the experience of LGBTQI people seeking asylum and LGBTQI refugees across the UK by providing specialist LGBTQI services. The purpose of the post is to drive these developments forward.
This post will work in coordination with the CEO and the National Director to help identify opportunities, assess need, manage tender responses, write and submit compelling proposals and contribute to development pipelines and ambitions. A key part of the role will be to lead and manage effectively, the mobilisation and exit process for projects as well working with the National Director on contract management.
The post holder will demonstrate a proactive, flexible and adaptable approach to the role, and work with the CEO and National Director to develop effective relationships with central and local government, corporates, and funders.
This is a new position at Micro Rainbow and is an 18-month post whilst we assess the level of support and capacity the Micro Rainbow team require in the longer term.