Corporate Partnerships Manager – New Business

Location: London

Salary: £42,204 per annum

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Fundraising

Division: Partnerships and Philanthropy

Hours per week: 35

About us

Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.

Fantastic flexible hybrid working opportunity for an experienced corporate fundraiser to join the newly expanded Corporate New Business team, where there is a real focus on securing high quality long-term strategic partnerships.​​​​​

Hours: 35 per week but potential options for flexible working/reduced hours

Location: Based in London E1 (Working from home is an option in line with Crisis’ homeworking policy - minimum of one day a week in the office).

About the role

This role will suit a candidate with a real interest and passion for the cause with demonstrable experience of winning new business from researching new leads, to pitching, negotiating and closing opportunities of £100K+.

You will be proficient in developing tailored and innovative new business proposals.

You will work closely with the Senior New Business Lead to drive growth in corporate income, ensure a robust pipeline of potential corporate partners for Crisis and secure new business to support our mission to end homelessness.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have/be:

  • Experience of building strategic relationships of value both externally and internally
  • Experience of developing new partnership programmes preferably in a major charity, although we are also open to candidates from a corporate environment who has managed not-for-profit clients.
  • Confident, assertive, persuasive and well organised.
  • Excellent presentation skills, with the ability to present to people at all

levels and larger groups when required.

  • Experience with identifying and securing new corporate income by developing sector-led approaches, building relationships, and devising partnerships funding packages
  • Experience developing relationships with corporate prospects to achieve income generation growth

This role would suit someone who has:

  • An entrepreneurial attitude to new opportunities.
  • Excellent organisation and project management, decision making, problem solving skills.
  • A proven track record in leading and winning successful corporate partnership pitches.
  • The ability to work in a complex environment with many stakeholders including, but not limited to, Marketing, Campaigns, Front line services, Community and Fundraising.

You may have experience in; Corporate new business, Corporate account management, Corporate partnership manager,

We believe diversity is a strength, and our aim is to make sure that Crisis truly reflects the communities we serve. We are actively working towards our organisation being a place where everyone can thrive and make their best contribution to our mission of ending homelessness for good. We know that the more perspectives, voices, and experiences we can bring to this work, the better. We particularly welcome applications from people who have lived experience of homelessness, and people from all marginalised groups, communities and backgrounds.

Working at Crisis

As a member of the team, you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • Interest free loans for travel season ticket, cycle to work, and deposit to secure a tenancy
  • Pension scheme with an employer contribution of 8.5%
  • 25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days and option to purchase up to 10 additional days leave
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental, and adoption pay
  • Flexible working around the core hours 10am-4pm
  • And more! (Full list of benefits available on website)

Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.

When you join us, you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation. 

How to apply

If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button below.

Closing date: Sunday 10th July 2022 (at 23:59)

Interviews will be held on 18th-20th July​​​​​​​


We welcome applications from people who identify as neuro diverse and want our recruitment process to be as accessible as possible. If you need us to make an adjustment or provide additional support as you apply for a role, please email and our Recruitment team will contact you to discuss how we can help.

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 Registered Charity Numbers: E&W1082947, SC040094