The Royal British Legion – New Business Officer


Location: London

Salary: £29,390 per annum (£24,938 plus £4,452 London Weighting)

About The Royal British Legion
The Legion is at the heart of a national network that supports our Armed Forces community through thick and thin – ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten. We’ve been here since 1921 and we’ll be here as long as they need us.

Our Values and Behaviours
Does the following describe you?

– A desire to provide a great customer service and support
– Enjoy and thrive in working in teams and with others
– Passionate about supporting the Armed Forces community and honouring their contribution
– Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop
– An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

If so then we would like you hear from you ….

The Role
With VE Day 75 and the Legion’s 100th Anniversary fast approaching, it is an exciting time to join a successful team at one of the nation’s best loved charities.

You will be responsible for identifying and securing long-term, high value, mutually beneficial corporate partnerships with leading national companies, across a range of fundraising disciplines, including cause-related marketing, staff engagement and sponsorship.

You should have the proven ability to research sectors and companies and make successful approaches. You will know how to build strong personal networks by successfully engaging and influencing senior stakeholders in the private sector. You will need to have a detailed, organised approach to deal effectively with complex organisations, whilst demonstrating creative flair to create winning proposals and presentations.

You should be motivated and self-sufficient, though equally committed to working collaboratively as part of a busy team. Experience of negotiating and monitoring commercial contracts is essential.

Closing date for this role is Thursday 31 October 2019

Download the job description here.

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