Corporate Partnerships Manager (Account Manager)

We are looking for an experienced Corporate Partnerships Manager to play a key role in securing ambitious partnerships that deliver both income and added value for Parentkind.
  • Salary: Up to £40,000 per year + Working From Home Allowance
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week)
  • Location: Remote (anywhere in the UK) — we are a parent-friendly, remote-first organisation
  • Reports to: Head of Corporate Partnerships

Fundraising at Parentkind is in its early stages, but we have had huge success so far. The successful candidate will lead on the delivery of a one-of-a-kind partnership with a leading supermarket, a partnership with a high street fashion retailer, as well as relationships with Amazon and the Barratt Foundation.

Main purpose and scope of the role

To manage and develop existing corporate partnerships that generate funds and deliver benefits that support Parentkind’s mission and organisational strategy. Work closely with the Head of Corporate Partnerships to build and maintain strong relationships with a range of corporate partners, ensuring long-term engagement and growth in corporate partnerships income for the charity. Develop and deliver compelling engagement plans tailored to each organisation’s goals, identifying opportunities to maximise benefits for Parentkind.

To work with the Head of Corporate Partnerships, Director of Fundraising, and other key internal stakeholders to support the delivery of organisational strategy and enable the growth and development of Parentkind and our work. Contribute significantly to income growth for Parentkind:

  • Raising funds at a national level to provide a new grant funding programme for PTAs covering approximately four key areas that PTAs raise funds for at a local level
  • Raising funds to support wider charity outcomes including:
    • Providing a PTA start-up programme
    • Providing place-based teams in different parts of the UK
    • Delivering guides and services to enable parents to support their children through key educational transitions and challenges
    • Supporting our Policy and Research Team to enable local and national government to make well informed decisions about policies, programmes and projects
  • Harnessing the opportunities Corporate Partnerships present to deliver non-financial support, e.g., growing our audience and brand profile, reaching more potential service users, and providing a platform for parents’ voices to be heard and parental participation in education to be championed

You’ll have

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in an account management role
  • Demonstrable experience of growing and developing mutually beneficial partnerships
  • A strong track record of meeting and exceeding financial targets
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with diverse internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Excellent written communication skills with strong attention to detail and the ability to produce high quality presentations and reports
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills
  • Strong influencing skills

You’ll get

  • To join a fast-moving charity with an exciting future
  • To help build a corporate partnerships fundraising function from scratch, playing a key role in driving forward the charity’s strategy and shaping our fundraising activity
  • Remote working full-time with a great online team culture
  • 25 days holiday in addition to UK public holidays
  • A package which includes Online GP appointments’, long-term income protection insurance for ill health’ (2 years at 75%), Death in Service Insurance at 4x income’ and more.