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Partnerships Manager (Corporate and Philanthropy)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to develop and broaden their experience as we have a range of exciting partners on board including Britvic, Boots, Tesco and various pharmaceuticals.  All of which are engaged in multi-faceted strategic partnerships that are delivering significant results for people living with diabetes and those at risk!

Interview Date: 2 July 2019

Role Responsibility

The Partnerships Manager will secure and manage high value relationships and or partnerships with current and potential corporate and/or individual supporters. The post holder will be focused on matching high value strategic funders with great funding opportunities at Diabetes UK, and building strong and effective relationships to maximise the value to all parties.

Whilst we expect the individual in this case to specialise in strategic corporate partnership development, the Partnership Managers will work to ensure we have the most joined up approach to funding opportunities and may support other relationships as needed.

The Ideal Candidate

Given the experience in the team currently, we are seeking a corporate specialist whose experience may have been gained in charity or commercial sector, B2B, company CSR dept. or any other environment involved in developing multi-faceted strategic relationships. The ideal candidate will above all else have exceptional relationship building skills.

This post will also line management of our Partnerships Executive role.  

Package Description

What we can offer you: 

  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays 
  • A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,600 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments) 
  • Early finish Friday and flexible working 
  • Discounts on gym membership and days out 
  • Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life  
  • Annual season ticket loan 
  • Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities 
  • Generous pension provision, life assurance and income protection insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme (eligible for scheme if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)

*Some benefits aren't available until you've passed your probation period and are dependent on the length of contract.

About the Company

Diabetes is the most devastating and fastest growing health crisis of our time.  There are currently 3.8 million people in the UK diagnosed with diabetes, and 1 million more with undiagnosed Type 2.

We are working to make sure that those affected by diabetes get the best care and support they need to live well with their condition and avoid life-changing complications.  We're leading the way by funding critical research, improving healthcare and treatment so we can reach our vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.

Diabetes UK staff are motivated and experienced and extremely passionate about helping people affected by diabetes.  We have been fighting for people with diabetes for more than 80 years and changed millions of lives thanks to the new treatments, technology and policy changes we've been behind.

But there's more to do.  And you can be part of it.

We're a diverse bunch and as a charity we recognise and respect the value of everyone.

We've recently been awarded a One Star Accreditation status by Best Companies.  And this year we were named 65th in the top 100 not-for-profit organisations in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For list. 

We're committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to actively support this commitment.

We have a vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.  If you’d like to be part of that, why not join us? 

To learn more about the work we do - click here

Diabetes UK

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