Corporate Partnerships Executive

Social welfare

£29,900 (incl LWA)

About the organisation/role

This charity provides specialist support to women and children escaping domestic violence, modern slavery, human trafficking, forced prostitution, rape, forced marriage and ‘honour’ based violence. Services include: 24-hr national helpline, outreach and floating support, independent domestic and sexual violence advocates. They raise awareness and influence policy and legislative change.

You will join a successful team reporting into the Corporate Partnerships Manager, as part of a team of 10 including trusts and foundations, major donor and prospect research overseen by the Head of Philanthropy collaboratively working towards a team target of £1m.

Ideally, you will come from a fundraising role working in corporate partnerships or major donor, trusts and foundations or community income streams. With support from the team, you will be raising restricted and unrestricted income from a range of corporate partners from sectors such as tech, cosmetics, banks, financial and other aligned partners to Refuge brand and alignment.

Job description

As Corporate Partnerships Executive, you will:

  • Support the Corporate Partnerships Team with account management for several high-value and strategic partnerships
  • Manage a personal portfolio of partnerships to raise funds to a target of £25,000+ per year
  • With the support of the other members of the team, lead the re-negotiation of partnerships within your portfolio when approaching the end of their contractual term
  • Contribute to the team’s account management resources and strategies by proactively sharing expertise and insight to collaboratively fundraise, targeted an audience of corporate partners

Person specification

Ideal skills and experience: 

  • Experience of managing 4- or 5-figure corporate partnerships in sectors that might include retail, financial services, professional services/consulting, hospitality, entertainment or FMCG would be desirable, but not essential
  • Experience of raising funds within commercial partnerships, which may include cause-related marketing, customer engagement or staff fundraising would desirable, but not essential
  • Experience of using CRM database/other to maintain records and produce reports
  • Experience of writing excellent copy for a wide range of audiences and purposes

Employee benefits include:

  • Flexible working
  • Employee assistance programme available 24/7
  • Enhanced sick pay/leave
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, parental and paternity pay and leave
  • Life cover scheme (4 x salary)
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Discounted membership with PureGym
  • Perkbox discounts
  • Interest free loans to purchase season tickets for travel to work and/or to pay deposits to secure rented accommodation, and for professional qualifications

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