Corporate Partnerships Manager (New Business)

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: £35–45k dependent on experience
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week)
  • Location: Remote (anywhere in the UK) — we are a parent-friendly, remote-first organisation

Our mission is to support and champion how parents can participate in education and have their voices heard. We are a powerful force for good in education in the UK, that strives to bring homes and schools together for the good of all children and society. We have ambitious plans to increase our impact and have established a central fundraising strategy for the first time. Therefore, 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.

Parentkind has been active in corporate fundraising for less than one year but has already delivered partnerships totalling multiple seven figures in value. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our growing fundraising team and help to develop our successful corporate partnerships department even further. We are looking for someone with experience in securing a range of partnerships (including COTY, corporate grants, sponsorship, commercial and strategic relationships) with regional and national businesses with the capacity bank income at a 5, 6 and 7‑figure level. You will be tenacious in your prospect research, and comfortable to package up creative propositions and compelling proposals tailored to each organisation’s objectives.

If you are excited by the opportunity to build something transformational alongside passionate and committed colleagues, we would love to hear from you.

You’ll have

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a business development or sales role
  • Demonstrable experience in developing mutually beneficial partnerships
  • A strong track record of meeting and exceeding financial targets
  • A tenacious approach to research and prospecting
  • 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 applications, proposals and presentations
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills
  • Strong negotiation and 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.