Interviewing Senior New Partnerships Manager

Dogs Trust

Dogs Trust is the largest dog welfare charity in the UK with a nationwide network of rehoming centres and charity shops, and is working towards the day when all dogs can enjoy a happy life, free from the threat of unnecessary destruction in the UK and internationally. Dogs Trust Worldwide works with local dog welfare organisations around the world to improve the lives of dogs in the communities where they operate.

Dogs Trust are going through a period of growth, with recruitment for two Senior New Partnerships Managers due to the existing Lead getting an internal promotion. There are continuing plans to drive new business through long-term strategic partnerships.

The Senior New Partnerships Manager will play an active role in winning new partnerships to support international and UK-based work. Alongside the Deputy Head of Partnerships, you will work closely with the prospect research and special events team, and line manage a New Partnerships Manager.

You will be responsible for proactively identifying and cultivating high value prospects within target corporate sectors, to win significant high value multi-year partnerships that support Dogs Trust’s work.

This role will look for high value opportunities across multiple fundraising mechanisms including, but not limited to, corporate donations, cause-related marketing, consultancy services, gift in kind and pro bono cost saving, employee engagement and volunteering, charity of the year and sponsorship.

About the role

  • Identify and cultivate new corporate partnerships supporting a new business team target of £950k.
  • Collaboratively work with the Deputy Head of Corporate Partnerships in developing new corporate fundraising products that access a range of different corporate income streams.
  • Build networks with key decision makers and influencers at target companies to strengthen relationships and build long term partnerships.
  • Line manage a New Partnerships Manager supporting performance and professional development.

About you

  • Proven track record of identifying and securing 5-6 figure corporate partnerships.
  • Experience of line managing or supervising staff to deliver excellent work and of supporting their professional development.
  • Demonstrable experience of writing successful, inspiring, emotive and technically accurate proposals and pitches, tailored to a corporate audience.
  • Tenacious, with strong negotiation skills and full appreciation of the commercial value of Dogs Trust brand and assets

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