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Senior New Business Development Manager (Charity)
Position: Senior New Business Manager - Corporate Fundraising / Partnership Development
Location: Central London, WC1N
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Benefits: 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, generous pension scheme, flexible working, discounted season ticket loan and many more!
Closing date: 9am on 1st July 2019
About the role:
Do you have a passion for new business, with a successful track record to match? Can you build strategic and significant charity partnerships with national corporations? Would you like you to use your new business skills to support a good cause, that is both tangible and accessible to prospective partners? If so, then this is the role for you.
This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career within an experienced Partnership Development (Corporate Fundraising) team. The sheer scale and pioneering nature of the work at the hospital makes this role interesting and varied. This is a senior level role, reporting directly into the Deputy Director of Corporate Partnerships. It benefits from a high level of autonomy, income targets that are motivating and ambitious, and a great, tangible cause that is a five-minute walk from the office and can be shown to current and prospective supporters.
This post is one of three Senior Partnership Development Managers. The senior managers strategically lead their sector, whilst working together to lead the team, including representing Partnership Development at internal discussions, working with our Corporate Partnerships Board, and actively contributing to the business planning process. A key element of the role is line management with an emphasis on motivating, coaching and supporting direct reports.
About The Team:
The Corporate Partnerships team plays a vital role in supporting the charity, raising millions of pounds every year through the successful delivery of an impressive portfolio of corporate supporters. The team has the benefit of a clear strategy, an inspiring cause, a fantastic charity brand, incredible networks and leverage through an active Corporate Partnerships Board, and a reputation for being one of the strongest corporate fundraising teams in the sector.
The ideal candidate will have experience securing partnerships with multinational companies, ideally with a fundraising environment. You will have generated new business worth over £500k, from prospect negotiation through to contract negotiation.
Specifically, you will have:
- Experience of implementing and delving a sector specific strategy to generate new business.
- Exceptional communication skills with proven success in proposal writing and pitching.
- A creative and proactive mindset to compliment commercial acumen.
- An enterprising mindset with the ability to drive and develop new ideas from conception to implementation.
- Gravitas with a professional, thorough and considered approach.
- Formal line management experience.
- Demonstrable knowledge of effective line management, including how to coach, lead and inspire others.
The ideal candidate will also have:
- Knowledge and understanding of charity law, particularly within the remit of corporate fundraising.
- Detailed knowledge and understanding of the finance sector.
- Experience working with or for a children’s and / or health related charity.
About the Charity
Every day brings new challenges at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Every day, over 600 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. Without donations, Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Our staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill children starts with you.
Recently awarded with a ‘Best Companies 2-star accreditation' and placed number 17 on the 2019 Sunday Times Best 100 Not-for-Profit Companies list - we offer a range of attractive benefits including; a flexible approach to working, 30 days holiday, life assurance, enhanced employer pension contributions, and a discounted season ticket loan.
Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are unfortunately only able to inform shortlisted candidates of the outcome of their application. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If your application is not successful, we hope that you will not be discouraged and will still apply for other suitable vacancies in the future.
You may have experience of the following: Senior New Business Manager, Senior New Business Development Manager, Senior Business Development Manager, Business Development Manager, Fundraising Manager, Fundraiser, Sales Manager, Partnership Manager, Partnership Development Manager, Charity, Third Sector, NFP, etc.