The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is the RAF's leading welfare charity supporting current and former members of the RAF, their partners and families, providing practical, emotional and financial support, whenever they need us.
We have ambitious fundraising plans to be able to deliver growth and we need someone with the proven skills and experience to develop and maintain new corporate partnerships. You will be working with business partners and using your significant experience, gained in the corporate or third sector, to identify and win new fundraising partnerships for us and develop our existing ones.
The successful applicant will be a proactive, confident and adaptable communicator who can identify opportunities and develop them into profitable partnerships. Proven experience will be needed:
- To develop and manage high value corporate partners, ensuring profitable and sustainable relationships with partners and their employees
- Identify opportunities and developing creative proposals and pitches
- Build productive, strong and long-lasting partnerships
- Manage high value projects and delivering against financial targets
The role is based in our central London office but works extensively with the rest of our Fundraising teams, our Regional Directors, Communications teams and with the serving RAF. You will need to be flexible as there is some evening and weekend events, particularly during the summer.
A detailed job profile is available below and on the Fund’s website. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Jason Shauness, Director of Fundraising & Communications. To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter detailing why you believe you are suitable for this role and providing examples of how you meet the person specification to Pete Thompson, Head of HR via email.
The closing date for applications is Friday 18 February 2022 at 5.00pm. Interviews will be on an ad-hoc basis based on applicants.Please note that due to the high number of applications expected, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified.
A copy of the Fund’s Candidate Privacy Notice can be found on our website. As an equal opportunities employer, the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join the Fund.
The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is a Registered Charity (No. 10810090).
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