Blind Veterans UK -Corporate New Business 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 a Corporate New Business Manager 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:

  • Work with the Senior Manager to develop and implement the plan to win new corporate fundraising partnerships
  • Pitch for and win new corporate partnerships
  • Achieve/surpass fundraising targets
  • Create, dynamic, targeted and engaging cases for support and presentations that win new business, in a competitive market place
  • Ensure frameworks and legal contracts describing and defining funding relationships comply with charity, HMRC law and fundraising best practice
  • Report on progress against agreed objectives and targets and monitor and achieve success against team KPI’s and manage 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

Please note only applicants who submit a CV with a supporting statement will be considered.

Should we receive a high volume of interest, we may close applications for this vacancy before the deadline so you are advised to express your interest as soon as possible.

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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