Charity People are delighted to working with Literacy Pirates in their search for a Corporate Partnerships Manager with line management responsibility, to join a supportive and collaborative fundraising team.
Founded in 2011, Literacy Pirates has developed reading and writing programmes for children who have fallen behind at school. They support children and work to increase their self-esteem as learners and their ability to keep going when their schoolwork gets tough.
Literacy Pirates now have 2 learning centres (ships) and during the Covid pandemic they set sail on the virtual seas developing online learning to enable them to reach more children needing support.
Benefits & Culture
Team Small, friendly and ambitious team
Direct reports Corporate Partnerships Officer
Location Hackney, hybrid working
Working Hours Full time 35 hours (4-day week considered)
Salary £30k – £35k
Benefits Great benefits including enhanced maternity and paternity leave, pension and mental health day
About the role
Our corporate partnerships programme is still fairly new but already makes up approx. 20% of our overall income. We have a clear and compelling case for support with great volunteering opportunities to really engage corporate supporters. This is fantastic opportunity will lots of scope to grow and develop income from this sector to support a small but mighty charity.
As an experienced Partnerships Manager, you will lead on the account management and stewardship of existing partnerships, identify and build a strong pipeline of new relationships to ensure long-term partnerships.
Create high quality cases of support, proposals and pitches to deliver to potential corporate supporters, working closely with the wider team.
Develop cultivation plans for each corporate prospects including evaluation, reporting on progress. Take responsibility for personal annual income targets, including forecasting and monitoring income.
You will be responsible for line managing the corporate partnerships officer, ensuring they feel supported and can develop in their role.
Other aspects of the role will include developing the community fundraising programme and contributing to special campaigns and projects.
You will have experience of developing corporate partnerships or business development in a target driven environment ideally within the charity sector.
You will be a lateral thinker, entrepreneurial by nature with strong business acumen and understand the motivations of potential funders and partners. You will be commercially minded and have the ability to engage and influence individuals at all levels along with excellent relationship management and communication skills.
We are looking for a confident and persuasive fundraiser with a good understanding of the corporate fundraising arena. Someone who is flexible, a self-starter and able to use their own initiative to generate ideas as well as leads. You will be good at spotting and developing partnership opportunities and be able to think creatively about proposition development.
This role would suit someone who is looking for a step up from an corporate officer role or you may already be a manager now looking to develop your experience with a different cause.
You’ll be working as part of a small, friendly and ambitious team who are really passionate about supporting children with fewer advantages to develop vital skills and succeed in school and beyond.
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