Vacancy for Resident Community Business Development Manager

Contract type: Full time, fixed-term (3 month). Part time also considered over extended duration.
Salary: circa £33,000 per annum
Application deadline: Wednesday 12 May, 17.00

We are seeking a Business Development Manager with extensive connections across the arts and creative industries who can work with our Residents team to actively attract and secure new residents and members to our vibrant and unique creative community.

The primary purpose of this role is to strengthen and rebuild our resident creative community at Somerset House, with a particular focus on securing new residents (tenants) for our office space.

This will involve:

  • Identifying target industries or groups which are commercially attractive (offering resilience and growth potential) and aligned to our community, diversity and charitable objectives
  • Using creative and cultural networks to identify and target potential residents and members who meet agreed criteria
  • Building interest in and demand from potential residents, creating introductions to the Residents team
  • Working with our marketing and social media team to ensure we are reaching target groups
  • Recommending improvements to enhance the attractiveness of our offer to potential residents
  • Working with the Residents team to secure and onboard new residents