Corporate Partnership Manager
Are you brilliant at developing new relationships and turning them into long term partnerships?
Charity People is delighted to partner with the award-winning Wigan Youth Zone, part of the Onside Foundation. They are looking for a Corporate Partnerships Manager to join the team to develop and maintain significant corporate partnerships, contributing to the sustainability of this important Youth Zone.
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Location: Wigan Youth Zone, WN1 1RU (3 days per week on site)
Contract: 3-year funded contract, Full time, 40 hrs per week but open to flexible working requests including 4 day week and condensed hours.
Brilliant benefits: 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays) pro rata. Plus additional leave for length of service. Hybrid work, Birthdays off, Gym access, Training and CPD including First Aid, Safeguarding and Health and Safety, Career development opportunities, Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to work scheme, Strong team culture, Workplace Pension, Free eye tests, discounted to £2 access to holiday club for WYZ staff.
About the charity:
Since June 2013, Wigan Youth Zone has offered young people from across Wigan the opportunity to meet friends, have new experiences, learn new skills and access the support they need to develop and achieve their potential.
This purpose built, state-of-the-art youth facility is open to all young people across Wigan aged from 8 to 19 (up to 25 with additional needs), striving to offer something for everyone, regardless of their interests or abilities. With almost 15 dedicated areas to choose from including four 40-metre floodlit football pitches, an art room, music room and climbing wall - there's something for everyone at Wigan Youth Zone.
Their aim is to provide the town's young people with somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to.
AND… they have been doing a phenomenal job winning several awards recently including the Kings Award for Voluntary Service and The Children and Young People Now, Charity Award.
About the role:
You'll have responsibility for securing significant new corporate partnerships (£12k +) for Wigan Youth Zone as well as provide excellent stewardship and relationship management of existing Patrons and Supporters, ensuring support is renewed. You'll work with the Board of Trustees, the CEO, existing Patrons and the Senior Management Team to generate new leads, secure new corporate partners and long-term financial support. This role is vital to WYZ's long-term plans for sustainability and you'll play a key part in enabling the young people of our borough to lead healthy, happy, and aspirational lives.
We are seeking a strong networker and relationship builder who has a track record of generating significant revenue from companies or high-value account management. You will be a conceptual and creative thinker, and above all will be dedicated to the well-being and empowerment of young people. The ideal candidate will have a strategic mindset, capable of thinking innovatively to drive impactful communications. This is a fantastic opportunity to use your relationship building skills to make a meaningful impact on the lives of young individuals and shape the future of this brilliant Youth Zone.
If this sounds like you and you're passionate about making a difference in the lives of young, please send a copy of your profile or CV in the first instance to Ellen Drummond at Charity People.
Closing date: Monday the 18th December at 9am
Interview: w/c 8th January
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