2019 Diana Award Corporate Partnerships Manager Recruitment, London
Deadline: April 29, 2019.
Diana Award mission is to foster, develop and inspire positive change in the lives of young people. They’re proud to be the only charity set up in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales and her belief that young people have the power to change the world. It’s a big mission but there are two things within it that we focus our charity’s efforts on – young people and change.
This role will sit in the Development team and bring experience, expertise and energy to lead on developing corporate partnerships and fundraising, as well as helping to manage a diverse and growing portfolio of partnerships.
- Develop creative and compelling new pitches, presentations and proposals which help the organisation secure long term and multi-faceted corporate partnerships
- Work to secure new partnerships taking into consideration a wide variety of corporate fundraising including: employee, sponsorship, cause-related marketing, corporate donation and strategic partnerships.
- Take responsibility for overseeing agreed corporate partnerships, ensuring developing and delivery meets funders desires.
- Work towards agreed targets of income in line with our fundraising strategy and development pipeline.
- Support the Development team in communications, meetings and collaboration.
- Pro-actively manage and develop relationships with key stakeholders within existing partnerships to maximise potential, displaying high quality account management.
- Work across the charity with Fundraising, Marketing and Campaigns colleagues to support the partnership and maximise the value and PR potential, raising awareness of the work of The Diana Award
- Provide up to date and regular reports and presentations to communicate the success of work back to wider staff team, SMT and board of trustees
- Assistance and attendance at events as necessary
- To undertake any other reasonable duties as may be required
- Strong communication skills including an ability to present very confidently and produce high quality written funding presentations, proposals and reports to a wide range of people.
- Strong business development and relationship/stakeholder managements skills, including ability to influence and negotiate
- Excellent organisation skills with the ability to manage and take responsibility for own workload, handling multiple priorities and working independently and as part of a team.
- Strong numeracy and analytical skills for entering, recording, interpreting financial data to aid understanding opportunities and evaluate value.
- Ability to create strategy documents, project plans for implementation of innovative and complex initiatives
- Excellent IT skills, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
2. Personal Attributes
- Commitment to and ability to inspire commitment to The Diana Award’s vision, values and mission
- Collaborative and task orientated
- Personal integrity and credibility
- A ‘can do’ attitude
- Commitment to self-development
- Good judgement
- Driven to achieve great results
- Ability to work well under pressure
- Energetic, flexible, willingness to work outside of ‘normal’ office hours and travel across the UK and Republic of Ireland with overnight stays when required
- Knowledge of The Diana Award and its programmes and services
- Experience of securing new business.
- Successful track record in developing and managing corporate relationships.
- Experience of organising and prioritising a demanding workload, to meet deadlines
- Experience of meeting and/or exceeding financial targets
- Experience of high quality pitching, presenting and proposal writing