Corporate Partnerships Manager

It’s an exciting time here at the Ramblers. We’re growing our team and have huge ambitions for what we can and want to achieve over the coming years.

We’re looking for a capable Corporate Partnerships Manager who is ready to join us on our journey. A fabulous opportunity to work with autonomy and empowerment to open the way for new generations of people to enjoy the great outdoors through.

Your role will be to drive our new corporate business, engaging partners in shared values and delivering high-level, multi-year partnerships. If you think you could join a forward-thinking, passionate organisation and deliver the best work of your career, we’d love to talk to you!

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for an experienced and highly skilled new business developer with a tenacious approach to lead our Corporate Fundraising programme. The post holder will be confident in researching and identifying companies and will take the lead to develop a strong live pipeline of prospects with a view to growing our income moving forwards. You must be a confident communicator with excellent networking skills, and the ability to deliver compelling presentations and creative proposals that tell our story. You will understand the motivations that encourage companies to give, and the importance of taking donors on a journey with the work of the Ramblers.

Essential requirements include:

  •     Proven track record in delivering income targets between £100k - £1 million
  •     Ability to research, compile and manage prospect pipelines
  •     Ability to communicate both verbally and written with a range of audiences
  •     Ability to develop high quality, coherent and thorough fundraising proposals and pitches
  •     Negotiation skills – the post-holder will be required to undertake negotiation with companies
  •     Good attention to detail
  •     Strong analytical skills
  •     Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  •     Competence in the use of IT tools including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  •     Understanding of key donor recruitment channels and approaches
  •     Donor stewardship techniques
  •     New Business Development Processes
  •     Relationship/Account Management experience
  •     Able to work independently, applying own initiative
  •     Able to be flexible and adaptable

If you are keen to make a difference and help us grow this income stream to support our plans, we’d love to hear from you!

The Ramblers are an equal opportunities employer. We promote diversity and warmly welcome applications from appropriately qualified people from all sections of the community.  Our EO form can be found here.

The full job pack including job description and person specification can be found here: 

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@ramblers.org.uk. .