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Senior New Partnerships Manager

SW1W 0QP (On-site)
£45,000 per year

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Job description

About us: 

The Childhood Trust is London’s child poverty charity. Children growing up in poverty face multiple and complex challenges which limits their potential and development, leading to poor health and life chances in adulthood. Our work is focused on supporting the 700,000 children living in poverty in London.   

Since 2013 The Childhood Trust has raised more than £31 million through our matched fundraising campaigns that have enabled us to fund the delivery child poverty projects across all London boroughs, engaging more than 390,000 children and young people to date.  We are now looking to take our fundraising to the next level and need a talented Senior New Partnerships Manager to help us get there.

The role: 

This is an exciting opportunity to play a crucial role in our fast-growing Fundraising Team, and leading our new business efforts by identifying, cultivating and securing new corporate partnerships at the six and seven-figure level as well as playing an active part in the wider team’s endeavours to secure and uplift our corporate partnerships.

You will report to our Director of Development and will manage and grow our relationships with like-minded businesses across multiple industries to generate income and engage new audiences for the Childhood Trust to achieve our strategic goals.

You will be someone who thrives in collaborative, innovative, and dynamic culture, enjoys working autonomously and have an appetite for continuous improvement. 

Key responsibilities:  

· Build cases for support to engage funders. This will involve working with the Corporate Partnerships Team and wider organisation to build compelling cases for support for a variety of corporate partnerships, including strategic partnerships, COTY, Cause Related Marketing campaigns and sponsorship opportunities.

· Identify corporate partnership opportunities. This will involve conducting research to manage and grow a pipeline of corporate partnerships opportunities worth £50k+ and/or with significant media and communications value.

· Develop cultivation plans for key prospects and target industries to increase support for the Childhood Trust.

· Proactively approach and build new relationships with corporates, securing and attending meetings.

· Develop and deliver high quality communications to secure new corporate partnerships. For example, this could include brochures, proposals, and pitches which communicate the charity’s work, strategy, and a case for why companies should support the Childhood Trust.

· Work collaboratively with the Account Management team to embed new partnerships to ensure they are managed appropriately.

· Contribute to setting the annual budget and carrying out regular review of the pipeline

· Contribute to the ongoing development and execution of The Childhood Trust’s strategic goals.

 Person Specification:

· Proven track record of personally soliciting corporate partnerships at the six-figure level and above

· Experience of dealing with C-suite individuals and senior volunteers

· Excellent personal presentation and communication skills, and attention to detail

· High level of numeracy, IT literacy and competence

· Experience of budget setting and monitoring

· Use of Salesforce  

· Solid knowledge of governance and regulations related to fundraising and the charity sector

Skills and Competencies:

· Ability to build strong, authentic relationships with supporters, stakeholders and colleagues at all levels. 

· Ability to manage multiple projects, identify conflicting demands and establish clear priorities in order to meet agreed objectives.

· Ability to work flexibly on own initiative and as part of a wider team.

· Resilience, resourcefulness and flexibility to overcome challenges.

·  Commitment to the values of the Childhood Trust.

What we offer in return:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working  
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays 
  • Excellent pension scheme 
  • This is a hybrid opportunity, a blend of homebased and office working. Our office for this role is in London, Victoria and you would be expected to attend the office twice a week (Tuesday and Thursday). The role may involve occasional travel and attendance of events in the evening.

Application Instructions:

Please see the application pack for more details and apply via the link on Charity Jobs.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and interviews will be held from 10th June at our office in Victoria, London. 

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The Childhood Trust View profile Company size Size: 1 - 5
Posted on: 07 June 2024
Closing date: 07 July 2024 at 17:02
Tags: Fundraising

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