Coco – Business Development Manager


COCO is looking for a fourth member of staff to join our full time UK office team.

They pride themselves on their dedication to do what it takes to raise funds to expand their Schools For Life programme in East Africa.


You will be responsible for developing our UK and overseas events, increasing sales through effective marketing and managing event logistics. You will manage events already established in the COCO calendar for 2018 and you will be expected to grow these events and or replace them with new ones to secure £230K of unrestricted funds for COCO each year. You will be required to work with committees consisting of volunteer ambassadors made up of successful and well connected people. You will have a methodical approach to event management and organisation and you will manage operational and administrative functions to ensure specific events and activities are delivered efficiently. You will need a full drivers license. This role is based at Coco’s office in Newcastle but travel across the UK and in East Africa is required.

The CEO, Operations Manager and Programmes and Communications Manager will work with you and support you but you will be given a high level of autonomy within set budgets and policies.

For more information, please visit the Coco website. The deadline for applications is Thursday 12 April 2018. The job description can be found here: BDM Coco – Job Description.