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HUB Business Development Assistant (30 Hours Per Week)

The CAE inspires, supports and promotes employment and entrepreneurship for ethnically diverse people. Based in South Wales, we are the only organisation in the UK that has developed solutions to support members from diverse ethnic communities who wish to find jobs or set up and grow their businesses.


Our organisation is in an exciting period of growth. We are currently in the process of setting up a new Community Enterprise Hub in the heart of Swansea, which will be a central meeting place for the different communities, reflecting the amazing diversity of our city.


We are looking for a Business Development Assistant to support the implementation of our income diversification strategy. The successful applicant will work across the organisation, within the community and in partnership with other organisations.


Candidates who can demonstrate relevant prior experience are encouraged; however relevant equivalent experience will be considered. The post-holder will drive innovation and will be a self- starter with motivation to make a difference.

Start: 4th July 2022


To support and complement the Business Development Manager in the efficient and smooth

day-to-day operations through performing administrative tasks as required.

● To support with bid writing to both new and existing funders and assisting the overall process

including collation of information, feedback, statistics, and outcomes monitoring, including

liaising with project partners, staff, service-users, and clients.

● To assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports, maintaining appropriate

information to enable clear strategy implementation.

● To direct and develop the Enterprise Hub’s fundraising programme for both revenue and

capital funding as well as trading activities and maintain a database.

● To achieve a targeted level of income each year from trade, from trusts, foundations,

government institutions and public and private giving.

● To work across all teams within the business to identify growth opportunities.

● To distribute data and findings to the Marketing and Communications Team for

communication campaigns and development of case studies.

● Create schemes that support the Hub through philanthropy.

● Any associated duties and responsibilities as required.

This list is not exhaustive, and the role of the Business Development Assistant may change to

meet the nature of the business and services.

We are looking for individuals skilled in the following areas:

  • Self-motivated and a self- starter with the ability to use own initiative

  • Ability to work as part of a team and be flexible

  • Organisational skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills

  • Numeracy skills

  • Communication skills

  • Team Working skills

  • Diplomacy

  • Ability to motivate people

How to Apply:

Please submit your CV and cover letter to It is in your interest that you are clear in

your application about how you meet the essential criteria with clear examples where possible.

If you would like to chat before applying, please contact Kim -


Deadline for application: 17th June 2022

Shortlisting and interviews: Week beginning 20th June 2022

Start date: 4th July 2022

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