Sight loss is an urgent and growing challenge that can only be tackled in partnership. Partner relationships are integral to the future of RNIB in corporate, statutory and charity sectors as well as the sight loss sector and are vital for our service delivery model and financial sustainability.
Our Account Executive - Corporate Partnerships raises vital funds for RNIB's work to support blind and partially sighted people. The post holder plays a key role in the Corporate Partnerships team by providing creative account management and stewardship and driving business growth to achieve or exceed annual income targets.
In this role, you will identify and secure income from existing corporate partners by developing relationships and devising partnership projects and activities. You will attend meetings, networking events and deliver face to face presentations, and will represent RNIB in events and functions.
As a member of the Strategic Stakeholder Engagement Team, it will be essential that you promote a positive organisation wide culture and contribute to RNIB's corporate strategy which puts customers at its heart.
The ideal candidate will have experience in business development, fundraising and prospect stewardship, account management of corporate partners, as well as writing tailored and innovative fundraising and new business proposals and partnership reports.
In exchange we offer a competitive salary, a stimulating and supportive working environment and a benefits package including:
- Full induction + ongoing support, training and development
- 26 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays), which increase with service
- Excellent pension scheme
- 24/7 employee assistance programme, with access to counselling
- Free eye tests
If you would like to apply for this great job opportunity please review the documents linked below, then select "Apply Online" at the bottom of this page and complete our application form, telling us how you meet the Specialist Skills, Knowledge and Experience criteria (Section 1 of the person specification in the Job Description).
Appointment is subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Check and relevant Barred Lists check, if appropriate.
We're the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and we're here for everyone affected by sight loss. Working for us means working for one of the UK's biggest charities, supporting almost two million people living with sight loss in the UK.
One of our core values is to be led by blind and partially sighted people and we involve our customers in recruitment. Please be advised that your anonymised application may be shared internally with those involved in the recruitment process.
RNIB is committed to being an Equal Opportunities organisation and we welcome applications from people with sight loss.