Senior Fundraising Executive (Corporate Partnerships) .
Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 6,500 women and children in our national network of services. These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs / ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services and culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid). We advise Government and lobby hard to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.
Position: Corporate Partnerships Senior Executive, 1 permanent post, 1 maternity cover (12 months)
Location: Head Office, London
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Salary: £32,891 to £36,779 per annum
Benefits: 28 days annual leave, Royal London Pension scheme
Closing date: 24 January 2019
Interview date: 30 January 2019 and 31 January 2019
About the role:
We are looking for an experienced Corporate Partnerships Fundraising Executive to join the innovative, passionate and dynamic fundraising team at Refuge. We are currently recruiting for a permanent member of the team as well as for someone to cover maternity leave(12 months contract).
This role will account manage some of our most exciting partnerships, with companies such as Avon, The White Company and Benefit and work closely with the Head of Corporate partnerships to develop and implement Refuge’s ambitious corporate partnership strategy to meet partnership objectives and income targets. The team has been successful in winning and retaining partnerships over the last few years and has two new partnerships due to launch in January 2019 already.
You will establish creative stewardship and cultivation strategies to develop and maintain a strong pipeline of corporate opportunities and inspire valuable, long-term relationships.
You will have experience of both account management and new business gained within a corporate fundraising team, and will be an energetic, highly motivated individual with a passion for Refuge's work. You will have outstanding inter-personal and organisational skills.
There has never been a more exciting time to join Refuge. Public consciousness around domestic violence is increasing and, in a climate of squeezed local authority budgets, there is a renewed focus on generating income from new sources. This role is a brilliant opportunity for a passionate and creative high performing individual to make a real difference.
All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpin all of their work. Refuge is proud to be a leader in its field and an employer of choice.
A Basic Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) certificate will be required for this role.
You may have experience of the following: Corporate Partnerships Senior Executive, Fundraising Executive, Fundraising Officer, Business Development, Account Executive, Fundraiser, Sales Executive, Marketing, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, Charity etc.
No agencies please - as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down.