Blind Veterans UK – Corporate Account Manager (London)



£39,210 per annum
35 hours per week
Marylebone, London

Blind Veterans UK is the national charity helping blind ex-Service men and women lead independent and fulfilling lives. We offer blind veterans access to the highest quality of services to help them discover life beyond sight loss.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an innovative and enthusiastic Individual to initiate, build and sustain effective sponsorship with businesses and enhance the charity’s brand. This is an exciting time to join the charity as we embark on a new strategy to expand our services to vision-impaired ex-Service men and women.

The Ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the importance of corporate fundraising within the wider fundraising/charity context. It is desirable that that the candidate has experience in working for the Charity/voluntary sector.  Have a successful track record of achieving targets and be able to demonstrate experience of developing new income streams, client management and retention.

The post holder will:

  • Plan to retain and develop fundraising partnerships with companies, maximising their value in line with the philanthropy and partnerships strategy
  • Achieve/surpass fundraising and marketing targets.
  • Support the Senior Manager in planning, implementing and developing a comprehensive fundraising, communication and volunteering plan for each partnership ensuring buy in from all colleagues involved in delivery
  • Work closely with new business manager to create and implement a seamless supporter journey for corporate partners, in order to increase retention and maximise two-way value
  • Work with partners and the senior manager to establish and agree partnership objectives that are realistic and deliverable, ensure that Blind Veterans UK delivers against all agreed partnership objectives identifying and addressing issues which affect the plan and partnership performance

In return, we offer the opportunity to be part of a team that transforms lives.  We also offer a wide range of benefits and career development opportunities for the right candidate.

For more information on about the role and how to apply, please visit our website at

Closing date: Tuesday 20 March 2018 at 24:00hrs

Interview date: Week commencing 26 March 2018

To be considered for this role please send your CV and supporting statement no more than 500 words outlining your suitability for the role in Word format to

Due to the high number of enquiries and applications we receive for our vacancies we don’t acknowledge each one – if you haven’t heard from us within a week of the closing date, please assume that we won’t be inviting you for an interview. You are, of course, welcome to try again if a suitable post comes up. We are unable to provide feedback to candidates not shortlisted for interview.

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