Senior Corporate Partnerships Executive

Social welfare

£33,180 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 brand and alignment.

Job description

As Senior Corporate Partnerships Executive, you will:

  • Work alongside the Corporate Partnerships Manager to secure funds and build partnerships with new corporate supporters at 4- and 5-figure level.
  • Support an income target of £1m
  • Support the creation and delivery of a new business strategy that aligns closely with strategic priorities, incorporating prospect research and proactive approaches across target sectors
  • Establish new and creative cultivation strategies to develop and maintain a strong pipeline of opportunities and inspire valuable, long-term relationships
  • Manage a portfolio of current donors, to deliver excellent stewardship and retention

Person specification

Ideal skills and experience: 

  • Experience of managing corporate partnerships, ideally involving a range of activity streams
  • Experience of stakeholder engagement and influencing, both externally and internally
  • Good understanding of fundraising practices in corporate fundraising, with the ability to deliver on partners’ contractual requirements
  • Proven experience of building and securing new funder relationships including networking, making approaches, writing proposals and winning pitches, ideally for restricted and unrestricted income

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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