Full-time, permanent (35 hours p/w, with option for 28 hours part-time)
Are you a collaborative, proactive and results-driven individual with a background in securing five and six-figure partnerships? Are you an impressive communicator and negotiator with a strong interest in developing new business pitches and ideas?
If so, St Giles is looking for an experienced Senior Corporate Partnerships Officer to play a vital role within our Corporate Partnerships team, where you will help to identify, research, and secure high-level and high profile strategic partnerships that will help us to deliver on our bold corporate fundraising ambitions
About St Giles
An ambitious, well-established charity that helps people facing adversity to find jobs, homes and the right support they need. Central to our ethos is our belief that people with first-hand experience of successfully overcoming issues such as an offending background, homelessness, addictions and gang involvement, hold the key to positive change in others.
About this exciting opportunity
With the support of the Corporate Partnerships Manager, as Senior Corporate Partnerships Officer you will deliver on areas of new business research, including identifying and researching prospects, managing a pipeline and developing tailored high-quality propositions and applications. You will provide vital support with developing our partnerships pipeline based on knowledge of the sector and publicly available data, plus assist with developing a regional corporate fundraising strategy.
You will also provide support for stewarding high-value corporate partnerships, including Charity of the Year, corporate grants and sponsorship, and on delivering corporate engagement activities for corporate partners, including volunteering opportunities. Forecasting and providing regular financial updates is a key aspect of this role, as is ensuring that all information is maintained and used to its full potential on our database, eTapestry.
What we are looking for
- Extensive experience working in a charity fundraising environment
- Proven track record of securing five- or six-figure corporate partnerships
- Sound knowledge of corporate fundraising
- An outstanding communicator, with the ability to write compelling copy for different audiences
- Strong interpersonal, networking and presentation skills
- Experience organising events and engagement activities for external stakeholders
- Excellent organisational and administrative skills and good attention to detail
In return, you can expect a competitive salary, generous leave allowance, staff pension, flexible working, a mentoring programme, an advice and counselling service, access to clinical supervisions, season ticket loan and much more.
St Giles will guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria set out in the Job Description for the vacancy.
For further information, or to apply, please visit our website via the ‘Apply’ button.
Closing date: 11pm, 16th March 2021. Interviews: w/c 22nd March (interviews will be held virtually)