Corporate Account & Volunteering Executive

London, EC1
£28,883-£29,688 pa + excellent benefits
03 Apr 2018
17 Apr 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Closing date: Tuesday 17th April 2018 at 11.30 pm

We’re looking for a proactive individual with account management and ideally volunteer management experience gained in the corporate or fundraising sector to join us as a Corporate Account & Volunteering Executive and play a vital role within our award-winning team.

Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help. We’re here so no one has to fight bad housing or homelessness on their own.

Fundraising is at the heart of Shelter’s success. Indeed, in 2016/17 our fundraising division generated gross income of £33 million and has plans to grow this to £45 million by 2019/20. Our Corporate Partnerships team is split into two areas. New Partnerships generates new business through a range of corporate fundraising mechanics, while Account Management, where this role is based, lead the development of long-term strategic corporate partnerships. And, because the division as a whole continues to grow and develop, it's a truly exciting time to join us.

About the Role

This position is an essential role within the Account Management team. The role will be split 50% on corporate volunteering and 50% on account management. You will be responsible for delivering and project managing volunteering activities for the corporate partnerships team and supporting the growth and development of corporate volunteering across Shelter. You will also be responsible for managing a portfolio of existing corporate partner accounts, developing and delivering these partnerships in-line with the corporate partnerships strategy.

About you
With a proven track record in account management / corporate volunteering, you're great at developing strong working relationships with clients at all levels. What’s more, you have a flexible approach, a good sense of humour, a ‘can-do’ attitude and a commitment to achieving team targets, driving opportunities and developing clear and efficient plans to achieve your goals. You will be managing multiple projects at one time so effective project management is key to this role as is an innate ability to convey complex ideas succinctly and persuasively. Experience of using Microsoft Office applications and databases (we use Raisers Edge) is also essential.

Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave, the possibility of flexible working, enhanced family friendly policies and significant opportunities for learning and development.

Safeguarding is everyone’s business. Shelter is committed to protecting the health, wellbeing and human rights of those we support, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. All our staff will be expected to observe professional standards of behaviour and conduct their work in line with our Safeguarding Policies.

For further information about the role and the benefits of working for Shelter please visit our website.

At Shelter, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are facing diverse problems, so need diverse people to tackle them.

Shelter does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

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