Corporate Partnerships Manager

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We are now looking for a Corporate Fundraising Manager to secure fundraising partnerships with new corporate accounts and managing existing partners within the Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire areas

About the Role

Acorns is currently the UK’s largest children’s hospice charity, in terms of both numbers of children and families supported and annual expenditure on our care work.  We need to raise more than £11 million each year to run and support our care services and we rely heavily on the goodwill and generosity of our local community. 

As Corporate Fundraising Manager, you will:

  • Lead on the acquisition, management and maximisation of corporate fundraising partnerships within the Three Counties area
  • Achieve financial and non-financial targets
  • Work collaboratively with hospice management teams
  • Support with the recruitment, induction and training needs of fundraising volunteers
  • Maintain exisiting relationships with supporters to ensure a gold standard of supporter care
  • Actively promote participation in Acorns activity-based fundraising such as overseas treks, parachute jumps and running events
  • Compile monthly activity reports

About You

  • Proven experience of partnership acquisition and income generation
  • Understanding of the written and contractual agreements involved in partnerships
  • Experience of effective reporting at management levvel
  • Track record of working succcessfully in a financially targeted environment
  • High-level communication skills with the ability to influence and network at all levels
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills

What We Offer

  • £37,000 to £44,000 per annum
  • 37 hours per week
  • Hybrid role with office and home working and travel across the Three Counties area
  • Employee discounts from leading retailers
  • Employee gym discount scheme
  • Bike-to-Work scheme
  • Generous contribution to group personal pension plan or continuation of current NHS pension scheme
  • NHS pension scheme life assurance or Acorns group life assurance scheme

Interviews are scheduled to be held on 29 May

You need to be eligible to work in the UK to be considered for this role. We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and therefore any successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check for children and will be asked to provide two satisfactory references.

As a UNICEF Gold Rights Respecting organisation, we are committed to ensuring that the United Nations Convention for the Rights of the Child is embedded into both culture and practice within the organisation. As an employee you will be a Duty Bearer for Children’s Rights and support all children to be Rights Holders.

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Find out about our culture, career development, benefits and more here: Why Work for Acorns?

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