Business Development Manager

Closed: 26 June 2022
Fundraising Business Development

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  • Salary £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Location London (Hybrid)
  • Job Type Permanent, Full-time
  • Sectors Social Welfare
  • Job Reference : Grp00845

There has never been a more important time to join Age UK. Against a backdrop of the intensifying cost of living crisis and the ongoing social care crisis, millions of older people are already turning to Age UK for help.

If you're passionate about making life better for older people and winning sector leading corporate partnerships, then this is an opportunity for you to join an award winning, ambitious, and supportive team.

We are currently recruiting for a Business Development Manager to join our corporate partnerships team, to win new partnerships to add to our portfolio which includes our iconic Big Knit partnership with innocent, our COTY partnership with Yorkshire Building Society and several multi-million strategic partnerships.

The successful candidate will be responsible for creating compelling propositions that generate income across a range of income streams, from strategic to brand partnerships as well as charity of the year. You'll manage a portfolio of prospects from a range of sectors to secure high value corporate partnerships that deliver across a range of objectives enabling us to help more older people who need us.

This is an opportunity for an ambitious and tenacious relationship builder to join our creative and energetic team to help create sector leading, award-winning partnerships.

The Business Development manager position offers hybrid working between home and our London co-working hub, surrounded by excellent amenities and overlooking Tower Bridge. Due to the hybrid nature of the role, you will be required to work from our co-working hub at least once a week (currently every Thursday).

All applications are managed by our Recruitment team. However, if you have any questions or would like an informal chat with the hiring manager we'd love to hear from you. Our Recruitment team can help to set this up, please call the Recruitment Hotline.

You will have:

* Experience of being in a similar role or environment, ideally corporate partnerships (or sales or marketing professional)
* Tenacity, the ability to build strong relationships, spot opportunities and run with them.
* Excellent communication skills, and the ability to write great proposals, lead productive meetings and build strong relationships with senior stakeholders.
* A strong grasp of what it takes to build mutually beneficial, long-lasting, genuinely profitable charity-corporate partnerships.
* You are passionate about making life better for older people. And crucially you can see how corporate partnerships can help Age UK do this.

What we offer in return

* Competitive salary, 26 days annual leave + bank holidays + annual leave purchase scheme.
* Excellent pension scheme, life assurance, health cashback plan and EAP.
* Car Benefit Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Season Ticket Loan.
* Techscheme - buy any tech from Apple or Currys, up to £1000, and spread the cost over 12 months, interest free
* Heka Fitness & Wellbeing Benefit.
* You Did It Awards - recognition awards from £100-250.

Additional Information

Age UK is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria. We welcome requests for flexible working.

Age UK is committed to safeguarding adults at risk, and children, from abuse and neglect. We expect everyone who works with us to share this commitment.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert at any time.

Age UK politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

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