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Breaking Barriers, Central London (Hybrid)
£32,000 - £38,000 per year
Posted 3 weeks ago Quick Apply
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Global Dialogue, London (Hybrid)
£36,000 - £38,000 per year
Posted 4 weeks ago
RefuAid, Brixton (Hybrid)
£18,000 (£30,000 pro rata)
Posted 1 week ago Quick Apply
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Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists, London (On-site)
£35k - 42k per year
Posted 1 week ago Quick Apply
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Year Here, London (Hybrid)
Unpaid role, expenses paid
Become a social innovation leader in one year.
Posted 1 week ago
The Felix Project, E14, London (On-site)
£37,000 - £44,000 per year
Posted 5 days ago
East European Resource Centre, Hammersmith (Hybrid)
£25,408 - £35,171 per year, depending on experience
Posted 2 weeks ago Quick Apply
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Central London, Greater London (Hybrid)
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£32,000 - £38,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Job Title: Partnerships Manager

Reports to: Senior Partnerships Manager

Location: London preferred (Birmingham or Manchester considered)

Salary: £32,000 to £38,000

Terms: 5 days per week (37.5 hours), open to flexible working arrangements

Contract: Permanent


We are looking for a talented and ambitious individual to join our team to help us deliver exceptional partnership management to our corporate partners. Having expanded our services into Birmingham and Greater Manchester for the first time, fundraising and charitable activities with our corporate partners are a key area for growth to ensure that our organisational development is sustainable and permanent. Building on our success to date, working with more than 40 active partners, our focus is on developing long-lasting and growing relationships that deliver both increased income and outcomes for our refugee clients. Breaking Barriers has had huge success bringing in a variety of partners from Bank of America to Burberry and we have ambitions to continue scaling nationally. You will play your part in delivering and developing strategic relationships working across multiple opportunities from staff engagement, hiring initiatives, volunteering projects, to bring value to our refugee clients and our employment and education programmes.

We concentrate on getting things done in a flexible and friendly environment where everyone is

encouraged to take ownership and contribute. We are a team of around 60 staff who are all driven and committed to helping the UK’s refugee communities. Colleagues who thrive are passionate about our cause, confident working autonomously, collaborative team players, and not afraid to take the initiative and think creatively.

We are also looking for someone who lives and breathes our values:

Mission-led: our clients come before everything else.

Welcoming: we want all people to feel happy, comfortable and secure with us.

Collaborative: we are supportive and considerate, curiously exploring other viewpoints to find solutions.

Enterprising: we are discerningly bold, entrepreneurial and have the courage to give things a go.

Overall Purpose of the Role

The main purpose of the Partnerships Manager role is to lead on the delivery of first-class account management to a diverse portfolio of corporate partners. Each partnership at Breaking Barriers is bespoke, comprising fundraising, skilled volunteering, awareness raising and, crucially, placement and job opportunities for our refugee clients.

Working closely with the wider Partnerships Management and Delivery teams, you will be responsible for launching new partnerships and retaining business by deepening relationships and identifying opportunities for growth.

The successful candidate will have experience managing corporate partner relationships, including making fundraising asks and managing external communication with donors and partners at all levels of seniority. You will deploy your influencing skills and ability to build profitable relationships to great effect as you take a leading role identifying and nurturing future strategic partnerships. An understanding of the HR & Talent Development and/or CSR spaces would be advantageous.

To apply: To apply, please submit a CV and (a max) 500-word statement outlining:  Why you are interested in the role and what skills and experience you would bring to be successful in this role.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Breaking Barriers particularly welcomes applicants with experience of migration and/or a refugee background.

Role Summary:

  • Work closely with the corporate partnerships and delivery teams to manage a diverse portfolio of corporate partner relationships, delivering against both income and job opportunity targets.
  • Deliver outstanding relationship management, utilising negotiation skills to encourage partners to deepen their relationship with us and their commitment to our clients.  
  • Ensure all donor reporting is completed on time and to a high standard.
  • Represent the Partnerships Management team, utilising your expertise and relationship skills to advocate both internally and externally.

Key Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:

  • Create strong relationships with corporate focal points, and coordinate with the Head of Corporate Partnerships to ensure that each business partner is invested in the programme they are supporting and are satisfied with Breaking Barriers’ delivery.
  • Utilise account management skills to deliver existing partnerships and identify strategic growth opportunities in terms of increased income and added value to Breaking Barriers within a portfolio of accounts.
  • Coordinate the delivery of workshops, placements, assessment days, and mentoring with each corporate partner, as well as any additional programmes which are developed to support our refugee clients.
  • Develop targets, strategies, and budgets to guide the running of the partnerships into future financial years.
  • Cultivate and secure strong relationships with businesses, securing funding and employment outcomes for our clients.
  • Work closely with the Employment team at Breaking Barriers to ensure you identify partner opportunities that meet our refugee client needs, skills and aspirations, and that we have clear understanding of our client pool.
  • Accurately forecast and report Partnership Management outcomes across the whole team, both in terms of income raised and charitable outcomes.
  • Ensure Breaking Barriers’ aims and objectives are met, legal and other guidelines adhered to and that new partnerships align with Breaking Barriers’ principles and mission and policies.
  • Ensure that all corporate partnerships are compliant with Data Protection law and with good practice in Fundraising Standards and legal requirements in this area.
  • Champion the value of refugees and work collaboratively with colleagues in Manchester, Birmingham and London to drive our mission forward.

Person Specification

  • A demonstrable passion for supporting refugees and marginalised groups.
  • Significant experience with account/relationships management. Preferably involving external communication with donors and/or corporate partners, at five figure donation levels.
  • Experience of project managing large projects with clear objectives and multiple stakeholders, internal and external.
  • A highly proactive approach managing, delivering and developing corporate partnerships with a track record of retaining, growing and maximising opportunities with partnerships.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to persuade, motivate, network and negotiate effectively, excellent ability to adapt approach and communication style with different audiences.
  • A self-starter, able to work on own initiative where required / enthusiastic team-player with a can-do attitude.
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work well under pressure, meeting multiple competing deadlines in a complex environment.
  • Creative problem solver, with exemplary relationship building and customer service skills
  • A strong commercial understanding and outlook with a solid awareness of CSR and strategic business needs.
  • You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills to adapt to difference audiences and effectively develop and influence external and internal relationships
  • An understanding of, and commitment to, equal opportunities and diversity – and the commitment to promote high standards of conduct and integrity. 
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Posted on: 29 April 2022
Closing date: 29 May 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Fundraising