SE1, London
£41,000 - £49,500 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Corporate Partnerships – Senior Corporate Business Development Manager
Home/Office Based

Salary: £41,000 to £49,500 depending on location and experience
Plus Car Allowance and Benefits

Are you an ambitious business development professional with the passion and drive to identify, develop and secure high value corporate partnerships that maximise income, value, and influence for Macmillan?

Macmillan Cancer Support is a diverse and forward-thinking charity with one of the largest and most successful corporate partnerships teams in the sector. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Corporate Business Development Manager to join our dynamic and successful Corporate Business Development Team.

What is the role?
In this role you will proactively develop a pipeline of long term, high value multifaceted corporate partnerships that maximise income, value and influence for Macmillan, in line with the wider Corporate Partnership Strategy. Using your skills and experience you will build a diverse pipeline of opportunities, create compelling propositions, lead negotiations and deliver pitches to secure a range of new corporate partnerships including sponsorship, commercial, charity of the year and strategic. This is an exciting role that involves working with a wide range of senior stakeholders to identify new opportunities and secure new corporate partners. This role also has line management responsibilities.

Who are we looking for?
As our ideal candidate, you clearly know how to strike the balance between confidence and persistence, patience and diplomacy, and are expert at managing internal and external stakeholders to develop compelling propositions. We are looking for an experienced candidate who has extensive experience in the charity sector with a proven track record of securing diverse partnerships worth over £100,000 p.a. Your skills and knowledge include:

  • Commercial understanding and cross sector business knowledge
  • Expert sales, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Experience of working within a business development function in fundraising
  • Evidence of successful acquisition of high value partnerships using a data and insight driven approach
  • Experience of establishing effective relationships at the most senior levels within large, commercial organisations
  • Target driven, proactive and creative in developing tailor made proposals and pitches to meet corporate objectives
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Line Management experience

What can we offer you? In return, we commit actively to develop you and offer excellent benefits including a 34.5 hour week (with an early finish on Friday), private medical insurance, life assurance, pension, childcare vouchers, generous annual leave, and interest free loans for season ticket and gym membership.

Location This role is currently home based with the option to work from our London Office when it re-opens. Regular travel across the UK and to the London Office will be required when current restrictions allow to ensure the best opportunities are optimised and to attend internal meetings.  The role comes with a company car allowance.  


Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies.

We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths so we seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, reflecting the diverse nature of our society.

We want to make our recruitment processes accessible to everyone, so if there is any way that we can support you to be the best you can be, please contact the Macmillan HR Team.

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Refreshed on: 25 January 2021
Closed date: 31 January 2021
Job ref: 8138
Tags: Fundraising, Business Development