Fundraising & Partnerships Officer

Job Title: Fundraising & Partnerships Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £28901 per annum
Start Date: 2019-07-15 00:00:00
Reference: 775109533
Contact Name: Suzanne Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 15, 2019 17:25

Job Description

Fundraising & Partnerships Officer - £28,901
National charity is seeking an experienced Fundraising and Partnerships Officer to support their New Business team at their London headquarters.The Fundraising and Partnerships Officer will secure long-term, mid value, mutually beneficial and industry leading national corporate partners across a range of fundraising streams. Duties include:
  • Leading on the acquisition of new business prospects for mid value partnerships (typically raising £20k-£50k each per year)
  • Researching prospective sectors and companies, sector activities and the business marketplace, to compile lists of key targets (the pipeline), as agreed with the Senior New Business Manager and Head of Corporate Partnerships
  • Providing support to the Senior New Business Manager to implement the new business strategy to ensure sustainable income growth and development of mutually beneficial partnerships
  • Assisting the Senior New Business Manager and Head of Corporate Partnerships with the preparation of high quality and creative presentations and proposals
  • Processing the team's financial transactions, including processing unsolicited and solicited donations, raising trading invoices and managing the thanking and recording process - this responsibility is shared between all Officers in the team
  • Providing support to the Senior New Business Manager to monitor and report on new business income and expenditure budgets
The ideal Fundraising and Partnerships Officer will have the following knowledge, skills and experience:
  • Experience of prospecting and securing new business undertaken in a charity, marketing or sales role
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a customer focused role
  • Experience of negotiating agreements (including budgets and KPIs)
  • Experience of analysing information and drafting reports
  • Experience of working in a charitable organisation
  • Experience of working with fundraising database systems
  • Demonstrable event management experience
  • Experience of drafting contracts and amending legal templates accurately
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective interpersonal skills - able to engage effectively with a range of audiences externally and internally
  • Strong ability to research prospects and sectors, and analyse the results effectively
  • Excellent creative writing skills and ability to create bespoke proposals for corporate audiences
  • Strong IT skills - competent user of MS Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good understanding of the economy, business sectors and corporate fundraising