We are seeking an experienced and driven Corporate Partnerships Manager to join our Development team in Kew Foundation.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is the world’s leading botanic gardens, at the forefront of plant and fungal science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major visitor attraction.
We want a world where plants and fungi are understood, valued and conserved – because our lives depend on them.
We use the power of our science and the rich diversity of our gardens and collections to provide knowledge, inspiration and understanding of why plants and fungi matter to everyone.
You will need a strong track record of both managing corporate partnership accounts and securing new business from corporate prospects. This is a remarkable opportunity for you to inform the development of corporate fundraising at Kew, and you will be responsible for building relationships with and pitching to some of the leading companies in the UK and further afield. You will have a strong understanding of effective corporate fundraising techniques, the motivations for corporate involvement in charity partnerships, sound analytical skills, a highly professional approach and experience of achieving financial targets. You will be a strong communicator with the ability to prioritise tasks and work calmly under pressure to meet multiple deadlines.
An interest in the mission of Kew and an understanding of Science and Horticulture would be an advantage.
We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme as well as free entry into a wide range of national museums and galleries.
If you are interested in this position, please visit our website for more information and to apply.
Closing Date: 30/11/2019
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.
No Agencies please.