Partnership Manager (Fundraising)

EasyWeb NFP
16 Apr 2018
27 Apr 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Partnership Manager (Fundraising)

Every day brings new challenges for our client. Every day, 618 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. Without donations, our client can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Their staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill children starts with you. 

Sitting within the Partnership Management team, this post will focus on managing the charity’s sector leading and largest corporate partnership with Premier Inn and Restaurants (PIR), who are owned by Whitbread (WHR) – the UK’s largest hotel, restaurant and coffee shop operator. With a partnership value of £17.5million, and budgeted to raise £2.75 million per annum, the partnership is truly multi-faceted encompassing employee fundraising, supplier events and customer donations. 

Position: Partnership Manager 
Location: Central London, WC1N 
Job Type: Full Time, 12 Month Fixed Term Contract (Maternity cover) 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week 
Salary: £Competitive 

Closing date: 5pm, Friday 27th April 2018 

About the role: 

They are looking for a creative, ambitious, proactive, well organised and commercially driven corporate fundraiser who can work effectively with multiple teams across the charity, PIR and Whitbread, to successfully maximise opportunities within this multi-million partnerships. This role is responsible for developing and implementing an annual strategic plan and will play a key leadership role in helping them to realise their ambitious plan to raise £2.75milion a year. 


- Write and deliver robust partnership development plans with SMART, quarterly objectives to ensure opportunities are identified and fully leveraged, reviewing and revising at least quarterly 
- Support the development and delivery of annual plans for both the employee engagement and supplier event income streams (led by Partnership Executives) 
- Work with internal and external comms and social media teams to develop and execute a comprehensive communications plan which delivers brand and public relation benefits 
- Keep up to date with current corporate issues, sector research and fundraising trends 
- Maintain a positive profile across the charity as the Partnership Manager for Premier Inn and Restaurants through playing an active role in cross charity working groups as appropriate 
- Lead tours of the hospital for key stakeholders as required 
- Provide accurate and timely information for budgeting and quarterly re-forecasts 
- Submit clear, well-written monthly reports in accordance with deadlines 
- Lead, motivate, inspire and empower a successful team, made up of two Partnership Execs and one Partnership Assistant 
- Effectively line manage Partnership Executives, with clear objectives set out in their annual performance appraisal 
- Ensure Executives are supported and developed through regular, structured 1:1s 
- Provide clear direction for Executives and ensure they have the skills, motivation and opportunities to succeed in their role 
- Ensure contracts and MOUs are put in place in a timely manner 
- Ensure Salesforce is kept up to date and fully utilised 
- Support the Premier Inn and Restaurants project team more widely as required leading team member tours, managing the inbox, developing new comms and supporting employee fundraising activities as required 

About you: 

- Significant experience of corporate fundraising (charity of the year, employee fundraising, cause related marketing and sponsorship) 
- Demonstrable experience of effectively delivering multi-faceted and mutually beneficial partnerships 
- Excellent communication and relationship-building skills, with the ability to persuade and influence a range of stakeholders at different levels 
- First-class written and oral presentation skills 
- Experience of managing budgets and handling financial reporting 
- Educated to degree level or relevant work experience 
- Knowledge of charity law around corporate fundraising 
- Experience of working in or with a children’s or health related charity would be advantageous 
- Experience of managing or coordinating client or partnership focused events 
- Previous responsibility for £1m+ budgets is desirable 

You may have experience of the following: Corporate Fundraising Manager, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Senior Fundraiser, Fundraising Manager, Donor Management, Not For Profit, Business Development, IOF, Raisers Edge, Fundraising, Client Relationship Manager etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

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