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Corporate Partnerships and Trusts Fundraiser (12 month FTC)

Tower Hamlets Education Business Partnership
£38000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
22 Sep 2021

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Salary Band
£40,000 - £49,999
Fundraising, Corporate Fundraising
Full Time
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Corporate Partnerships and Trusts Fundraiser (12 month FTC)

London (home/office based)


About Us

Tower Hamlets Education Business Partnership is a leading East London-based charity that bridges the gap between education and the world of work.

For almost 30 years, we have worked in partnership with schools and businesses to provide fair and equal opportunities that enable young people to broaden their horizons and help them achieve their aspirations.

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on young people’s learning and employability prospects – for many, the future does not feel bright. Now more than ever, it’s vital that we give young people the support they need to learn more, do more and become more.

We are currently looking for a Corporate Partnerships and Trusts Fundraiser to join us on a 12 month contract, with the potential to be extended. This role is available on either a full or part-time basis working a minimum of 25 hours per week.

The Benefits

- Salary of c£38,000 - £40,000 per annum dependant on skills and experience

- 25 days’ holiday (pro rata) plus Christmas shutdown and Bank Holidays

- Great office location

- Friendly and inclusive environment

- Early finish on Fridays

If you have experience working in charitable income generation, this is the perfect opportunity to join our organisation and help us address inequality and improve social mobility for young people.

It’s an exciting time to join us as we prepare to celebrate our 30th anniversary and you will play an integral role in helping to secure the future of our charity into its next decade.

Our vision is for all young people to learn more, do more and become more as we believe that educated communities will become thriving communities. If you want to help us achieve our vision, this is the role for you.

The Role

As a Corporate Partnerships and Trusts Fundraiser, you will be responsible for generating leads with new corporate contacts and increasing our revenue.

Working collaboratively with the Deputy Director, you will generate new leads and convert them into long-term annual corporate partnerships. You will help develop new strategies and tools to increase supporter conversion, engagement and retention. You will also assist with generating additional income from trusts and grants applications.

You will seek to establish corporate partnerships in under-represented industry sectors including media, tech, digital, hospitality, medical and construction and/or housing sectors.

In addition, to mark our 30th anniversary, you will create an effective donations campaign which can be shared with all our stakeholders to secure longer-term core funding.

About You

To join us as a Corporate Partnerships and Trusts Fundraiser, you will need:

- At least three or more years’ experience working in charitable income generation

- A strong history of converting new leads to actual sales, with income generation from multiple sources over regular intervals of time

- The ability to generate leads from scratch and liaise with industries you have never worked in before

- Strong project management, interpersonal, planning, negotiating and organising skills

- To be comfortable with customer relationship management systems and digital fundraising tools

- The ability to find innovative ways to engage with potential partners

- An understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility and why volunteering is a key output for businesses

- Confidence talking to people at all levels of seniority

- Experience of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

Ideally, you will be familiar with the education sector and have knowledge of business education activity or have a specific interest in it.

The successful candidate must complete an enhanced DBS form and be approved to work with children.

Other organisations may call this role Corporate Partnerships Fundraiser, Business Development Manager, BDM, Charity Partnerships Manager, Corporate Fundraising Manager, Trust Fundraising Manager, or Corporate Fundraiser.

Additional Information

This role is available or either a full-time or part-time basis working a minimum of 25 hours per week. This is a 12 month contract, preferably starting in autumn 2021 and has the potential to be extended based on

successfully meeting fundraising targets.


Working hours are typically 9am – 5pm, Monday to Thursday and 9am – 4pm on Fridays. Some flexibility may be required to work outside of these hours on occasion.

The closing date for applications is 11pm on Wednesday 22nd September 2021. You will be asked to submit a CV and an accompanying covering letter detailing how you meet the experience required and person specification.

 Interviews will be held in early October 2021.

The initial interview process will consist of a panel interview for approximately one hour including a task

which will be sent to candidates before their interview.

Webrecruit and Tower Hamlets Education Business Partnership are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Corporate Partnerships and Trusts Fundraiser, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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