£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 6.1% employer's contribution.
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Strategic Partnerships Manager


Charity People is pleased to have partnered with Operation Smile in their search for a Strategic Partnership Manager. This role will focus on building a strategic pipeline of new businesses across a range of sectors, focusing on developing high value partnerships at an international and national level with corporates, trusts and foundations.


About Operations Smile

At Operation Smile we believe that access to safe surgery is not a privilege, but a universal human right. Through our expertise in treating cleft lip and cleft palate, our mission is to deliver safe surgery to people where it's needed most.

What started as a family-led medical-mission based organisation has grown into a global network of passionate health professionals who currently provide world-class cleft care in more than 35 countries, with help from thousands of volunteers representing more than 60 countries.


Culture & Benefits

  • Global organisation, high impact, successful and growing team
  • Office based (Battersea) - 2 days a month required in the office
  • 25 days holiday allowance rising one day each year of service, 6.1% pension contribution



About the role

You will take the lead on driving forward Operation Smile's strategic new business activities including identifying and pursuing new strategic partners to support our global programmes. Working with our global colleagues to progress shared opportunities and approaches. Operation Smile currently have active programmes across 35 countries.


This is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop professionally, work with high calibre clients and really make your mark on an exciting international project.


About you

We are looking for someone who is great at linking donor priorities to our own, and who can present Operation Smile's both nationally and internationally to maximise opportunities and form lasting partnerships.


You will be an excellent relationships manager, able to prioritise tasks, excellent communication skills as well as being self-motivated and highly organised. Demonstratable experience of successfully securing high value new business £50K + ideally with in an international development organisation.


You will be a good writer, able to write engaging content for a wide range of audiences. You will also enjoy account management and cultivating long term partnerships.


The salary is between £35 to £40k depending on experience.


If you are a motivated and strategic manager in corporate or trust and foundation fundraising then we'd love to hear from you.


To apply please send your CV to Tanya White or Sharon Cooper at Charity People.


We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as interviews are happening on a rolling basis.


Charity People actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities with which we work.


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Posted on: 18 October 2021
Closed date: 15 November 2021
Job ref: J22232
Tags: Fundraising