Rethink Mental Illness

  • Central London / West End
Rethink Mental Illness are recruiting for a Senior Corporate Partnerships Manager to join our Fundraising Team at our Head Office in London. This role has been contracted until the 31st December 2018.



You will be responsible for leading Mental Health UKs final year of partnership with Lloyds Banking Group and liaising not only with Lloyds Banking Group but also with our founding organisations in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.The fundraising team have an ambitious five year strategy to grow income from £2 million to £6 million. Corporate fundraising is a key area of growth for us, and we are about to launch a partnership with a financial services institution.



If you have a proven track record of account management, experience of leading a team, excellent organisational and planning skills and experience of working with a team to organise high profile and complex events then you could be just the person we are looking for.



The Post holder will be responsible for:


Successfully raising a high level of targeted income from the partnership and devise and deliver a fundraising plan to develop and maximise the account
Ensuring that Mental Health UK’s corporate partnership work is fully compliant with both our own policies and the latest charity legislation and standards of practice and manage internal liaison with colleagues at Mental Health UK, including Partnership Lead and other senior colleagues.
Nurturing high levels of engagement throughout Lloyds Banking Group and to manage liaison with Corporate Partnership Manager at Lloyds Banking Group
Devising tailored programmes of fundraising activity that meet all objectives and manage events and all other fundraising initiatives associated with Lloyds Banking Group’s calendar of events
Building and manage effective and efficient relationships with employees and volunteers. Involving them in the planning and delivery of the programme, maximising, recognising and rewarding their contribution to grow voluntary income and provide the best possible donor experience and care
Developing and maintain communications plans for employee engagement and fundraising opportunities
Producing monthly updates on fundraising activities and outcomes and lead on monthly review call with Lloyds Banking Group




The Successful Candidate Will:


Have a good knowledge of CSR and its benefits and the motivations of employee giving
A strong background and understanding of current Fundraising and Corporate Partnership Fundraising
Proven ability of Project planning and delivery
Have Partnership management skills client-facing and the ability to manage relationships of significant value
Experience of implementing and controlling budgets and demonstrate a track record




What we offer:


Competitive Salary
Contributory Pension Scheme
Annual pay increments to top of scale
Life Assurance
33 days Annual leave including statutory/bank holiday
Childcare Vouchers Scheme
Where appropriate paid eye test plus up to £55 towards the cost of new glasses or lenses
Excellent Career Development Opportunities




The closing date for this post is Sunday 22 April 2018



Rethink Mental Illness are open to Considering External Secondments for this Post.






To be eligible to apply for this role you must be eligible to work in the UK, and provide proof of this (i.e. a passport/visa)



Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the Charity is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration



We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our HR Shared Service team on 0121 522 7111 or email to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original timeframe.