Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£36977 - £41086 per annum
Temporary
Job description
The RSC is the world’s leading chemistry community, advancing excellence in the chemical sciences and the UK’s professional body for chemical scientists with over 50,000 members worldwide. We have an exceptionally diverse customer base – from teachers, scientists and academics, librarians and industry to politicians and the public. Understanding our key customers is vital to deliver products and services that will effectively support and meet the needs our global chemistry community now and in the future.

Position: Partnership Lead - Corporate
Location: City Cambridge or London
Contract Type: Temporary
Hours: Full Time, 35 per week
Salary: £36,977 to £41,086 per annum plus benefits
Benefits: Excellent contributory pension scheme, generous paid holidays, 35-hour (for full-time staff) working week, learning and career development, subsidised staff restaurant (Cambridge office), staff sports and social club, free private healthcare plan, income protection scheme, critical illness insurance, life assurance, free on-site parking (Cambridge office), season ticket, car/motor cycle and cycle to work schemes, membership subscription, employee assistance programme, eye-care at work scheme, wellness initiatives, flexible work environment, employee recognition, long service awards, membership subscription to professional body and RSC, two discounted staff flats on-site (Cambridge office) and more.

Closing Date: 24th October 2021

About the Role:

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) is looking for an experienced fundraiser who will join us on a full-time (35-hour week) 23 months' basis. Based at either Cambridge or London office, you will be responsible for securing, developing and managing corporate charity partnerships, both in the UK and internationally.

We are an international charity and professional body that connects chemical scientists with each other and society as a whole. We develop and celebrate professional capabilities. We publish new research, bring people together to spark new ideas and partnerships, and support teachers to inspire future generations. We speak up to influence the people making decisions that affect us all.

In this role, you will play a central role in implementing our strategy over the next 5 years to generate income for our charitable activities. Therefore, as the Partnership Lead - Corporate you will influence relationships with senior representatives of corporations and partner organisations, to communicate the purpose and importance of the work we do, and the pivotal role corporate-charity partnerships play.

You will be required to travel both nationally and internationally to secure revenues and create strategic partnerships

About You:

• A proven track record of major donor fundraising, with either a desire to work with corporates, or previous experience in forming corporate charity partnerships.
• Significant experience in prospect cultivation, engagement, solicitation and stewardship.
• Educated to degree level, with a demonstrable interest in the role of science and technology in tackling the challenges facing society and generating prosperity.
• Ability to swiftly establish credibility both with senior business executives, Trustees and wider RSC stakeholders.
• Excellent English language, written and communication skills to draft funding proposals with potential partners and to ensure effective communication with staff and customers worldwide.

The Royal Society of Chemistry offers a competitive salary plus excellent benefits. You will work an altering shift rota to ensure provision of post room services between 08:30 – 16:30 Monday to Friday, with possible flexible working to accommodate necessary out of hours work or providing additional service to the post room.

If interested, please apply before the end of our closing date.

You may have experience of the following: Corporate Partnership Executive, Fundraising Manager, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Regional Fundraising, Corporate Partnerships, Fundraiser, IOF, Marketing, Area Fundraising Executive, Business Development, Regional Fundraising Executive, etc.

Ref: 103 686
Posted on: 15 October 2021
Closed date: 24 October 2021
Job ref: 103686
Tags: Fundraising