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Corporate Partnerships Manager
St Giles Trust

Job Description

Please note successful candidates should expect to be appointed at the starting point of the salary scale and consideration will be given to a higher salary depending on the experience of the individual.

Full-time (35 hrs p/w)

Ref: CPM-192

Are you a dynamic, proactive and strategic individual with a proven track record of corporate fundraising, business development or account management? Do you have extensive experience in identifying, cultivating and stewarding corporate relationships at a six-figure level?

If so, St Giles Trust is looking for a Corporate Partnerships Manager to join our team and deliver a new partnership fundraising strategy with a strong focus on new business and exceptional account management.

About St Giles Trust

An ambitious, well-established charity that helps people facing adversity to find jobs, homes and the right support they need. Central to our ethos is our belief that people with first-hand experience of successfully overcoming issues such as an offending background, homelessness, addictions and gang involvement, hold the key to positive change in others. 

About this exciting opportunity

Working with the Head of Fundraising, this key role will see our Corporate Partnerships Manager focus on securing and developing high-value partnerships, and growing our portfolio of relationships to include multi-year partnerships. You will also support our existing high value Charity of the Year partnership to maximise income and reach a stretch target of £750,000 and play a leading role in developing the partnership and donor journey cultivation, engagement and management that contributes to overall strategy.

Playing a lead role in pitching and negotiating with partners and overseeing the effective account management of partnerships are key aspects of this role, as is developing an effective volunteering programme to maximise our opportunity for corporate engagement.

What we are looking for:

  • Significant experience and understanding of best practice in partnership management
  • A proven track record of successfully developing high-level relationships
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including exceptional presentation skills
  • Proven negotiation, influencing and interpersonal abilities
  • Strong experience of budgeting and financial management
  • A passionate individual with a real commitment to delivering significant growth

In return, you can expect a competitive salary, generous leave allowance, staff pension, flexible working, a mentoring programme, an advice and counselling service, season ticket loan and much more.

For further information, or to apply, please visit our website.

Closing date: 11pm, 28th October 2019. Interview date: 4th November 2019.