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Gympanzees, Bristol (Hybrid)
£60,000 per year
Seeking an experienced and enthusiastic individual to help deliver our strategy and hit ambitious fundraising targets.
Posted 6 days ago Quick Apply
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Myeloma UK, Remote
£40,225 - £43,481 per year
Posted 1 week ago Quick Apply
Women's Aid Federation England, Bristol (Hybrid)
£23,000 per year
Do you have great people skills, as well as drive, initiative and determination? You will keep Women's Aid surviving and thriving.
Posted 4 days ago
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£50,000 - £55,000 per year
Job description

Introduction to us

Salary: £50,000- £55,000 + benefits 

Location: This is a working from home role, with an expectation of travel to Birmingham, London and travel to other locations for site visits and meetings.

The Canal & River Trust is a charity entrusted with the care of over 2000 miles of canals, rivers, docks and reservoirs in England and Wales. These historic, natural and cultural assets form part of the nation’s strategic and local blue-green infrastructure network, linking urban and rural communities as well as habitats. Our waterways contribute to the health and well-being of local communities and economies, creating attractive and connected places to live, work, volunteer and spend leisure time. They also play an important role in mitigating the impact of climate change and provide valuable habitats and much-needed biodiverse corridors for wildlife.

The Canal and River Trust is committed to growing its fundraised income and has developed ambitious targets for fundraising over the coming years. Senior Partnerships Manager (Corporate) is an exciting role within the Philanthropy & Partnerships team which will help the Canal and River Trust to deliver significant growth in income. We are looking for a proactive and experienced fundraiser who will personally identify, cultivate and manage a portfolio of national corporate partners, aligning on key CSR and commercial activity. The Senior Partnerships Manager (Corporate) will manage a small team and will work with the Head of P&P, to develop a new, national approach to corporate fundraising and partnerships for the Trust.

About the role and you

Experience & Knowledge

  • Successful track record of securing strategic corporate partnerships.
  • Significant experience of identifying strategic partnership opportunities and building a robust new business pipeline.
  • Strong understanding of the UK corporate fundraising landscape, including trends.
  • Experience of cross-organisational collaboration and implementing new ways of working in a large, complex charity.
  • Demonstrable experience of developing funding pipelines and strategies.
  • Experience of working with high level volunteer fundraisers and senior internal and external stakeholders.
  • Thorough knowledge of legal, financial and ethical considerations related to fundraising from companies.
  • Line management experience.
  • Experience of effectively using a CRM system for fundraising.
  • Experience of fundraising in the Heritage or Environment sector is desirable.

Skills & Personal qualities

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both oral and written, with the ability to motivate and inspire others.
  • Motivated by the cause of the Canal & River Trust and by your professionalism to achieve outstanding results.
  • Resilience and a proactive approach, with the ability to be innovative and creative.
  • Ability to think and plan strategically, combined with an eye for detail.
  • Ability to understand, interpret and craft complex information into compelling proposals and pitches.
  • Solutions-focused and target-oriented, with the ability to see the bigger picture.
  • Confident and persuasive.
  • Highly numerate.
  • Ability to act as a spokesperson for the Trust and as an internal champion of fundraising.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient suitable applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

What we offer

In addition to your salary of £50,000- £55,000 you will benefit from a competitive contributory DC Pension scheme arrangement, great holiday entitlement and numerous other employee benefits, including several salary sacrifice benefits.

  • 25 days paid holiday, plus paid Bank Holidays, increasing to 27 days plus Bank Holidays after 3 years
  • Home working status with ‘hub’ facilities available if a need to work outside of home – flexibility.
  • Annual £200 personal learning & growth award to spend on any learning related activity – hobbies; aspirations etc. 
  • Free access to specialist counselling on a range of issues – health; financial; lifestyle; well-being; domestic & neighbourly matters. 
  • Access to a range of employee benefits including – store discounts; boating holiday discounts; holiday purchase scheme. 
  • 2 days paid volunteering leave, volunteering for local community project work.

At the Trust we care passionately for our waterways, and as importantly, for those who look after and use them. We strongly believe that a diverse workforce brings with it a diversity of ideas, thinking and ways of working which enhances what we do as a Trust. We are striving to represent the diverse communities that we are a part of and welcome applicants from across all sectors of the community.

All candidates will be treated on the basis of their merits, skills and abilities and solely by being assessed against the requirements for the job.

When you join the Canal & River Trust you become a member of an engaged team working to preserve our heritage for future generations. Come and share your passion and knowledge with a team that makes a difference to millions of people every day.

Posted on: 10 November 2023
Closing date: 03 December 2023 at 23:59
Job ref: 2023-7447
Tags: Fundraising

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