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Area Development Manager

Funeral Partners is expanding its senior management team, and has an opening for an Area Development Manager in Hampshire, Newcastle & Ayr

Our Area Development Managers play a key role in ensuring exceptional service for our families, show inspirational leadership, commercial acumen, and a desire to drive business growth through community engagement and building links with local opinion-formers.

The package includes a competitive salary, Hampshire weighting allowance, 34 days' holiday, work place pension, life insurance and potential to earn a 10% bonus.

For more information, or to apply please contact Matthew Barber, Deputy Chief Operating Officer at or call 0118 9406900

Contact Matthew Barber

0118 9406900



Experienced Funeral Director



Inspire confidence Professional Articulate Perceptive Proactive Empathetic Presentable Possess Common Sense


Forward Thinking Honourable Friendly Well respected

We need an additional team player for our family business located in a picturesque rural Central Somerset environment and award winning, uplifting premises. You should be used to conducting and arranging a minimum of fifty funerals per year and would be expected to take part in an on-call rota.

The applicant possessing all the above qualities and relevant professional qualifications could expect a rewarding long term position within our dynamic and warm-hearted company.

Please write to obtain an application form from: Adrian Forsey MBIFD Dip. FD, Managing Director, Forsey and Son, Willowfields, Lowerside Lane, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9GY

Contact Adrian Forsey

Central Somerset


Head of Client Services


This is an exciting year for us as we further develop and strengthen our client focused team

At the Heart of England Co-operative Funeralcare we are an, independent, regional Co-operative Society operating through 14 funeral homes in Coventry, Warwickshire, South Leicestershire and Northamptonshire serving our clients families to the very highest standards with our committed team of experienced professionals.

About the role:

Ensuring the highest standards in client care are delivered throughout.

Leadership and management of colleagues.

Contribution to the strategic plan and assisting in implementation of key initiatives to develop and promote our business.

Mentoring colleagues by assisting them to develop.

Effectively building relationships at all levels within the funeral division and with external stake-holders, professional intermediaries and supply partners.

About you:

2-3 years previous experience in a Senior Management role operating in a medium sized business.

Capable of ensuring delivery of exceptional Client Service at all times.

Proven track record in meeting and exceeding targets.

A relationship builder with outstanding people management and problem solving capability.

Excellent communication skills, numeric and analytical skills.

Strong IT skills in relation to Microsoft office and business software packages.

Why choose us:

Location: Regional based

Competitive salary

A Society vehicle

A competitive pension with up to 10% employer contributions

Staff discount in our 32 Food Stores and 14 Funeral branches

Discounts for Co-operative Travel and AHF Furniture stores

Enhanced annual leave (rising with service)

Applications should forward a CV and Covering Letter to:

HR Department, Heart of England Co-operative Society Ltd, Whittle House, Foleshill Enterprise Park, Courtaulds Way. CV6 5NX

or alternatively, Email:


Regional based