London, Greater London
£42,583 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Opportunity to join one of the biggest and most-loved global charity brands, to lead them in developing new transformational partnerships.

About the role

Joining a £5m corporate partnerships team with 6-7 figure long-term partnerships with the likes of AstraZeneca, the Chelsea Foundation, Credit Suisse and the Costa Foundation, you will lead the team focused on new business development.

You will refine and implement a strategy to find prospective partners focused on four key thematic areas; education, sexual and reproductive health and rights, youth economic empowerment and disasters and emergency.

Job description

  • Develop £500k+ transformational corporate partnerships with global companies
  • Personally develop a pipeline of large-scale opportunities and begin engaging them with a view to securing partnerships in late 2022/2023
  • Manage two members of staff who will develop smaller, quicker-win partnerships
  • Improve the current business development strategy

Person specification

  • Significant new business experience and is looking to bring it to a girls’ rights charity (no previous international development experience is necessary)
  • Innovative mindset and can think quickly about what a prospect’s best fit may be from an array of programmes
  • Keen to develop large, transformational partnerships, even ones which may take 18-24 months to come to fruition


  • Flexible working options including hybrid office/home working
  • Matched pension contribution up to 7.5%
  • Annual leave of 25 days increasing to up to 30
  • Family-friendly benefits
  • Learning and development options
Application Instructions

QuarterFive is recruiting for this role on behalf of Plan International UK. Please click 'apply' with your CV and Emily at Q5 will contact you with further information.

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Posted on: 14 October 2021
Closed date: 01 November 2021
Job ref: EB
Tags: Fundraising, Business Development