Leeds, West Yorkshire (On-site)
£40,000 per year
Contract, 2 years, Full-time
Job description

2023 is going to be a year that changes the extraordinary city of Leeds for ever, and for the better! For one whole year there will be a celebration of culture, happening all over the city and everybody can be a part of it! The city will speak, and it has a story to tell! Do you want to be a part of this explosion of colour, noise and brilliance that will show the city of Leeds to the world?!

We are both honoured and excited in equal measures to be supporting Leeds 2023 in their search for a Corporate Partnerships Manager to drive forward the income strategy that will enable this transformational year of creative experiences. 

As Corporate Partnerships Manager you will be responsible for a range of revenue driving activities including prospect researching, preparing corporate proposals, pitching and negotiating sponsorship, securing benefits and stewarding key stakeholders. Working closely with the Head of Development, you will create a dynamic case for support that will encourage support across a range of corporate audiences. This really is an incredibly unique opportunity to be a part of a celebration that’s for Leeds, with Leeds and inspired by Leeds!

To be considered for this role you should come to us with significant experience within business development, ideally obtained from within an arts / culture / charitable organisation. You should be comfortable and confident negotiating and presenting to a wide variety of corporate prospects, and also possess the ability to write creative and high-quality funding proposals. Resilient and passionate, with strong interpersonal skills, you should be adept at managing a diverse workload in a fast-paced environment and, perhaps most importantly, be excited by the prospect of making Leeds 2023 the city’s greatest cultural celebration in a generation!

If successful in obtaining this role, you will be joining a small but mighty team with huge passion and a hunger to make Leeds 2023 an incredible success! The post is a 2 year fixed term contract running until December 2023 and the role will involve a blend of home and office working, with travel across the city and some evening and weekend work will be required. 

This exceptional and unique opportunity will close on 20th January, with interviews scheduled for the week commencing 31st January. 


Charity Horizons is an equal opportunities employer and as such actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from all suitable candidates irrespective of age, disability, hidden disability, race or national origin, religion or belief, gender, gender expression, political view, sexual orientation, medical condition and pregnancy.

Posted on: 04 January 2022
Closed date: 03 February 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Business Development