Age UK, Wakefield Are Hiring!

02 March 2021

Job Vacancy

Commercial Director (Lead responsibility for Organisation wide business development)

Salary:  £35,000 (minimum)

Hours: Full time 37 hours per week

Contract Term: Permanent

Location: Based in Castleford office, but will be travel throughout the Wakefield District.  Some working from home

Innovative? Flexible? Driven to create value in the charity sector?

Age UK Wakefield District is a successful, growing charity providing a range of innovative services to support older people’s independence across Wakefield District.

A unique opportunity has arisen to join our successful Leadership Team as we enter into a new phase in our development. We are seeking a Commercial/Business Development Director to develop our paid for service offer and to create new, innovative, opportunities to work with older people to co-produce approaches that meet their needs.

As part of an effective Executive Team, you will build on our successful commercial offer; will lead on commercial and tendering opportunities, particularly with our public sector partners.

You will work with older people and our team to develop creative solutions to the challenges facing our older communities, developing business cases and pursuing funding opportunities to enable them to be implemented, and mainstreamed.

Age UK Wakefield District is a modern, outward-looking charity, seeking to optimise use of our resources. We are founding members of CASEwork, a shared services partnership with several Partner Age UKs. We are currently implementing a shared Microsoft Dynamics Finance system and team, and have plans for a range of shared support and commercial services, both support services to ensure that we have the capacity and capability to respond to any challenge.  The post holder will manage our relationship with the new Organisation.

Closing Date: 12 noon – Monday, 15 March 2021

Interviews: w/c 22 March 2021

To apply please download a Recruitment Pack from or email

For further enquires please ring Kevin Cooper on 07980 983288 or email