Head of Gifts in Kind Business Development
Use your exceptional sales and business development skills to drive the growth of Barnardo’s corporate Gifts in Kind donations. Take on a challenging and rewarding role that will have a real impact on our work with children and young people. Raise your career profile with the UK’s largest children’s charity.
At Barnardo’s, we believe in children. Our purpose is to transform the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and our vision is to realise Thomas Barnardo’s dream of a world where no child is turned away from the help that they need. Right across the country, companies make a positive difference to Barnardo’s by donating products and services. Now we’ve ambitious plans to grow our Gifts in Kind (GIK) still further – and we need you to make it happen.
You’ll achieve that by leading business development on a national basis: seeking out new corporate opportunities, developing strong relationships with existing GIK donors - and ultimately growing the number of companies that choose to donate to us. This is your opportunity to take full ownership of this vital area of our work as you manage a multi-site team, research companies, develop account plans and liaise with our retail team.
Clearly, excellent sales and account management skills are a must. In fact, you’ll need a proven track record of success in winning new national retail accounts and developing them to maximise profitability. A polished presenter, engaging communicator and motivational leader, you’ve the ability to inspire and enthuse people as you describe how their donations will support vulnerable children and young people to enjoy brighter, happier futures. On top of that, you’ve the vision, drive and tenacity to meet every challenge and exceed every target.
Flexibility is also essential, as you’ll work here in our Barkingside Head Office for two days a week, with the rest of your time spent travelling nationally.
For further information and to apply, please click on the apply button to be redirected to our website.
Closing date: 18 February 2018.
Barnardo’s Registered Charity Nos 216250 and SC037605.
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