London, Greater London
£51,900 - £58,000 per year + excellent benefits
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The National Corporate Partnerships Manager helps people with sight loss to live the life they choose by leading the growth of the National Corporate Partnerships fundraising income and ‘in-kind’ services to meet the overall income targets and Key Performance Indicator’s for The Guide Dogs Family to ensure high incomes are generated to deliver services to visually impaired people.

This role is 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week, with 26 days paid holiday (excluding bank holidays) a year.

We recognise that the world looks a little bit different since the pandemic. Therefore, we’re committed to enabling our staff to work where best suits the needs of the individual, their team and the organisation. For this role, there will be opportunities to work from home as well as the office. We want our staff to flourish and work in environments which maximises their potential and best serves our stakeholders.

We offer a generous pension scheme, life assurance and enhanced pay for parenting and sickness leave. In addition, we provide an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits package and discounts and cashback scheme to care for our people.

More details about this role, the Organisation and the recruitment process can be found in the attached candidate pack and job description.

We reserve the right to close adverts earlier than the closing date.



Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from people with disabilities as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an invitation to interview for all applicants with disabilities who demonstrate, within their application form, sufficient evidence to meet the essential criteria for the job.


Guide Dogs is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk of harm with whom we work. We expect all our employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.


Candidate profile

To be able to fulfil this role, the skills and experience we are looking for in a potential candidate include;


· Institute of Fundraising or other fundraising Membership/Qualifications.

· Proven effective leadership & management experience of a nationally dispersed business development and account management team

· Legislation and Codes of Conduct relevant to Corporate Fundraising.

· Legislation and protocols with regards to commercial agreements.

· Must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of developing and implementing effective and successful corporate fundraising strategies within the charity sector.


· People Management qualifications

· Knowledge and understanding of fundraising databases.

· The ability to initiate and manage creative briefs and proposition development.

For the complete list of essential and desirable criteria necessary to be successful in this role please see the Person Specification within the Job Description below. The candidate pack contains more information about this role & the recruitment process at Guide Dogs.

If you are successful you will need to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. We cannot provide sponsorship for this role.

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Refreshed on: 15 October 2021
Closed date: 24 October 2021
Job ref: 000671
Tags: Communications, PR, Fundraising

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