VACANCY: Business Development Manager

RESPONSIBLE TO: Chief Executive Officer

SALARY: £14,956 per annum, based on a full time salary of £27,668 per annum

HOURS: 20 hours per week   (This includes some evening and weekend work)

EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: 2 years, with a review of the post after year 1, to comply with the conditions of the grant from MK Community Foundation

PLACE OF WORK: YiS Office, Milton Keynes College, Milton Keynes


  • To raise new funding to enable the continuation of the charity’s services. The funding has to be no less than £80,000 for a period of two years’ service and the prospective funders/funding streams must be identified by 31 December 2018.
  • To raise the profile of the YiS Youth Counselling Service within Milton Keynes and increase understanding of the benefits of the service to young people to potential funders.
  • To establish new business opportunities with the aim of diversifying YiS’s income
  • To support the Counselling Service team in maintaining a high quality counselling service.

This post is funded by Milton Keynes Community Foundation



APPLICATION FORM:  Microsoft Word Version / OpenDocument Version

Once completed, please send your final application form to [email protected]  and then fill in our Online Monitoring Form.

If you require information in any other format or would like to discuss any aspect of the post please email [email protected] or call 01908 604700 (Ext. 2).

DEADLINE: 30th April 2018

INTERVIEWS: 10th May 2018

contact us

YiS - Youth Counselling Service
401-407 Margaret Powell House
Midsummer Boulevard
Milton Keynes

01908 604700
[email protected]
make a referral

what we do

We provide free counselling on Mondays at the Moorlands Centre for young people aged 11-21 who live, learn or work in the Woughton area, this includes Beanhill, Bleak Hall, Coffee Hall, Eaglestone, Leadenhall, Netherfield, Peartree Bridge, Redmoor and Tinkers Bridge.

Our free Tuesday counselling service at the Cornerstone Church in Central Milton Keynes is for all young people aged 11-21 who live, learn or work in Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas.

On Tuesday and Thursdays we provide a free service at West Bletchley Wellbeing Centre in Bletchley for all young people aged 11-21 who live, learn or work in Bletchley and the surrounding areas.

The above services are run independently by YiS. We do not share information beyond appointment times with host organisations.

We also run services for students at several local schools and hope to work with more in the future.