Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Location: London, with flexibility to work remotely
Closing date: 9 January 2022
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time Corporate Partnerships Officer to join our expanding Corporate Partnerships team at SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity.
We are looking for an experienced and highly proactive Corporate Partnerships Officer to support the Corporate Partnerships team. Working to grow and develop corporate fundraising opportunities at SSAFA, with a focus on stewardship and account management as well as supporting the Corporate Partnerships Manager in finding new opportunities.
About the role
The role focusses on account managing strategic corporate fundraising relationships and providing expert fundraising support throughout the portfolio. You will have the chance to work on a wide range of fundraising activities, and develop innovative engagement programmes which maximise income, giving you the opportunity to develop and utilise your account management and relationship building skills devising growth plans for partners with potential to give more. While also having the opportunity to assist in the research and development of new partnership pitches and proposals.
With a new management team in place, you will have the opportunity to collaboratively shape the role and the wider corporate fundraising strategy as the team continues to grow and develop.
About the team
We are a newly restructured corporate fundraising team, in line with a new fundraising strategy. This is a really exciting time to join our small but busy team and help support our ambitions for further growth and development in line with the organisational strategy.
Through regular team meetings and a variety of communication mediums, you will be provided with ongoing support, training and mentoring to help maximise your potential and the success of the role.
We are looking for an exceptional candidate, who thrives on challenge. A determined, highly motivated individual, with account management experience in either the charity or corporate sector. A natural communicator with proven experience across multiple communication methods with the ability to inspire, engage and inform new and existing supporters.
Other essential skills:
- Research skills with the ability to identify new opportunities and develop clear responses
- Evidence of creative thinking and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills and a track record for collaborative working and building sustainable relationships at all levels
- Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, has been providing practical, emotional, and financial support to our Forces and their families since 1885. Last year our teams of volunteers and employees helped more than 79,000 people in need, from Second World War veterans to those who have served in more recent conflicts or are still currently serving, and their families.
SSAFA understands that behind every uniform is a person. We are here for that person – any time they need us, in any way they need us, for as long as they need us.
Diversity and Inclusion at SSAFA
SSAFA exists to support a diverse range of beneficiaries within the armed forces community, and we believe diversity within our teams is key to ensuring we can deliver our services effectively. We thrive on differences and believe it is critical to our success as a worldwide charity. SSAFA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We therefore encourage applications from all genders, races, religions, ages and sexual orientations, as well as parents, veterans, people living with disabilities, and any other groups that could bring diverse perspectives to our business.
SSAFA is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service to ensure we, as an employer, safeguard those we serve.
Further information about the role
If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact Samuel Nowell on Samuel.Nowell@ssafa.org.uk for an informal discussion.
No agencies please. Any unsolicited submissions from agencies will be accepted as a direct application from the candidate and no fees will be payable.
How to apply
Closing date: Midnight on 09 January 2022