Strategic Partnerships Manager

31 Jul 2019
22 Aug 2019
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Full Time
Strategic Partnerships Manager
Sands is recruiting a Strategic Partnerships Manager to spearhead the development of Sands' strategic partnerships. This includes strategically important companies, non-commercial organisations and relationships with high net worth individuals - connecting these partners with our strategic objectives and mission through a variety of means including financial support, skills sharing, consultancy, and access to key audiences and gifts in kind.
In this exciting and varied role, you will have responsibility for scoping and establishing key partnerships with external companies and organisations, including charity of the year opportunities, skills sharing, major gifts in kind and the marketing of Sands' consultancy services. You will also oversee the cultivation and establishment of Sands' nascent Trusts and foundations function and supporting a newly appointed Senior Trusts Fundraising officer.
We are looking for a Strategic Partnerships Manager:
* With significant experience of building and managing complex and mutually beneficial corporate relationships.
* An excellent understanding of developing and managing the pipeline of prospective corporate partners
* A real aptitude for business development and account management.
* Experience of cultivating HNWIs would be desirable but not essential, as would be some knowledge of Trusts fundraising.
With a high level of negotiation skills including a good understanding of budgets, you will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to meet tight deadlines under pressure. Experience of community fundraising and supporting fundraisers is essential, as well as developing and maintaining positive relationships with supporters.
A real team player, you will have good people management skills and be able to effectively lead a small team.
With strong IT skills, you will have experience of using a fundraising database as well as demonstrating a highly flexible and pro-active approach.
This is a rewarding role which offers a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to the work of Sands.
To apply:
* Closing date for applications: 11th August 2019
* Interview date: 21st August 2019
As we have limited staff resources we are unable to provdide candidates with feedback about their applications.
Interviews will be held at: Victoria Charity Centre, Ground Floor, 11 Belgrave Road, London, SW1V 1RB