Partnership Development Manager

Starting at: £25,463 to £27,585 per annum
29 Jul 2019
26 Aug 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

The RSPB are expanding our Corporate Partnerships team as we continue to build on recent successes and increased public awareness of our efforts to collaborate with businesses, enabling collective action in support of nature's recovery. 

Partnership Development Manager
Reference number: A1110719
Location: Bedfordshire
Salary starting at: £25,463 to £27,585 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Your work with us will allow you to play a vital role in raising awareness of the crisis that nature is facing and to make a significant impact to restore habitats, save species from extinction and provide opportunities for people of all ages to connect more closely to nature - protecting it for the future. 

The Partnership Development Manager will be responsible for driving significant income growth from corporate partnerships by delivering the RSPB's partnership offer to brands and businesses to reach challenging but achievable targets. 

New business is a key focus of this role alongside subsequent account management and facilitation of the partnerships that you develop. 

The post-holder will be someone who thrives on creativity, ambiguity and proactive cultivation and who can draw upon their track record of winning significant partnerships and successfully stewarding accounts. 

Confident engaging cold contacts via phone, email and in-person to develop corporate relationships, you will focus on driving corporate income growth and positioning RSPB as top of mind for brands keen to support nature's recovery through their work. 

The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years new business and account management experience ideally gained in corporate partnerships or a relevant business development role, as well as a proven track record of cultivating, securing and account managing partnerships with a value of £100k+.

Based primarily at our HQ in Sandy Bedfordshire, regular travel across the UK to visit partners and attend events will be required. 

Along with a competitive salary, the RSPB offer flexible working and TOIL for overtime worked. 

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

Closing date: 26 August 2019
Interview date: 9 September 2019, 16 September 2019


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button to be directed to our website where you can download the Role Profile and Application Details.

Please make sure you include reference number A1110719 on your application.

No agencies please. 

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