Director of Business Development, Partnerships and Public Affairs

Salary: Competitive
20 Feb 2019
20 Mar 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Drinkaware is an independent alcohol education charity working with both the alcohol industry and public sector bodies to tackle and help reduce alcohol-related harm. Established over 10 years ago by Government and the UK alcohol industry, our main objective is to positively change public behaviour by helping people make better choices about their drinking.

We are now seeking a new Director of Business Development, Partnerships and Public Affairs to both deepen our relationships with our existing funders and partners and lead the strategic development and management of corporate income generation. Our key decision-makers and stakeholders are a range of commercial, corporate affairs, Government and Local Government stakeholders. You will therefore also lead on public affairs, playing a vital role in ensuring that we retain and develop our role as a key partner to UK Government and the devolved administrations.  

You will bring a proven track record in business development or corporate fundraising at a senior level and demonstrable experience of building sophisticated partnerships, driving income generation and growth. An effective negotiator and networker, you will have experience of building strong relationships both internally and externally. An inspiring and motivating leader, you will have managed a team to success.  As a small, but influential charity with an income of circa £6 million, we are looking for someone with an SME mentality, able to be both strategic and hands on where necessary. Above all, you will be a committed ambassador for Drinkaware, with a passion for helping us to achieve our vision of reducing alcohol-related harm by helping people make better choices about their drinking.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity please click on the Apply button below for further information.

For an informal and confidential discussion please contact our advising consultants Joanna Thornton or Rebecca O’Connor on 020 7426 3373.

The closing date for this role is 10am Friday 22nd March 2019.

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