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Head of New Business

London (Head Office)
Salary Details:
Attractive salary + benefits
Hours Per Week:
Closing Date:
27 Aug 2019
Vacancy Type:
The opportunity
Are you looking to kick-start your career in Corporate Partnerships with one of the UK’s largest charities?

We’re recruiting for a new Head of New Business to play an integral role in growing our portfolio of national corporate partnerships which will help us deliver more funds for life saving, life changing research.

About the role

Leading the New Business team you’ll win partnerships in line with our strategy which focuses on strategic, sponsorship, cause related marketing, charity of the year and probono opportunities as well as cause related marketing campaigns.
We have built a reputation for delivering sector leading partnerships with some of the most recognisable brands in the world. You will be central to the delivery of our ambition to increase our existing portfolio of partners and significantly grow income in order to fund more research. 

About you

You’ll be highly motivated, possess the ability to think creatively and commercially, and have the skills to lead an ambitious and demanding team. You’ll have excellent knowledge and understanding of Corporate Partnerships, Corporate Social Responsibility and/or the commercial sector.

Adept in Microsoft Office and proficient in the use of databases (preferably fundraising databases) you will have a track record of successfully developing new business generation in the voluntary, public or commercial sector, as well as previous experience of negotiating high value commercial agreements.

With excellent organisational skills matched by strong communication skills you will be able to network with internal and external stakeholders of a senior level and be a credible ambassador for the British Heart Foundation. 

This is an opportunity to make a profound and tangible difference to the success of the Corporate Partnerships team and therefore, to the 7 million people in the UK affected by cardiovascular disease. 

About us

Everyone who works at the British Heart Foundation is part of something bigger - a mission to beat heartbreak from the world’s biggest killers. Heart and circulatory diseases still kill 1 in 4 people in the UK and that’s heartbreak on a scale we simply don’t accept. Across our offices and stores, we are helping fund research that saves lives. If that’s a mission that inspires you, and you have the skills we need, you could be the Head of New Business we’re looking for.

How to apply

To apply for this role please use the apply button below. Our process involves submitting your CV and a supporting letter, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role's criteria. 
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