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Head of Corporate Development
Birmingham Hippodrome

Job Description

Head of Corporate Development  

£40,000 - £45,000pa + benefits

Birmingham Hippodrome B5 4TB

A great theatre needs great people.  We can only thrive by having the right team on board in a fast-paced, constantly changing, creative workplace.

About Us

Presenting the best in musical theatre, ballet and opera, dance, drama, comedy and pantomime, we work successfully with some of the world’s biggest international producers.  With our resident partners Birmingham Royal Ballet and DanceXchange; with collaborators such as Welsh National Opera and Sadler’s Wells; and with names like Cameron Mackintosh, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Qdos Pantomimes, and the National Theatre, dull moments don’t get a look in.

We are managed by a voluntary board of Trustees as an independent charity, delivering our exciting programme of Hippodrome Projects, from transformational learning to fabulous festivals. In our main auditorium or Patrick Studio, in our conference spaces or restaurant, and in schools and communities, we make sure that everyone is welcome, we settle for nothing but the best and we bring flair to everything we do.

About the Role

Your remit will be to deliver high value sponsorships, especially ones that are multi-year. You will focus on maximising different income streams to deliver corporate fundraising targets as well as set operational fundraising plans and budgets. You will also collaborate with our Director of External Relations and Head of Development to integrate Corporate Development with our wider fundraising strategy. In addition, you will deliver additional value through corporate partnerships such as securing a digital partner for the organisation.

You must have a proven ability to develop strategy as well as deliver high level sponsorships. You will be comfortable securing new corporate income and have significant experience of corporate fundraising and sponsorship, or solution-based sales too. Excellent at influencing and negotiating, you will possess first class presentation and communication skills. A strong project manager you will also be good at motivating and building high performing teams. You will have extensive contacts to develop income streams too.

To enjoy a new stage for your skills please visit our website via the link and apply online.

At Birmingham Hippodrome we are committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone.