Corporate Fundraising & New Business Lead

  • Job Reference: J21546
  • Date Posted: 12 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Charity People Ltd
  • Location: Hartlepool, County Durham
  • Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Fundraising - Corporate
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Their vision: to be the world's most inspiring Naval Museum. Their mission: inspiring learning, enjoyment and engagement with the story of the Royal Navy, and its impact in shaping the modern world. With sites across the UK this is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and commercially focused Corporate Lead, who likes to make things happen, to become part of an exciting growth strategy for this world leading Charity Heritage organisation.

Charity People are thrilled to be heading up the search for a Corporate Fundraising & New Business Lead for the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN). Reporting to the Director of Fundraising you'll be responsible for the development and delivery of corporate fundraising and new museum/business ventures. This is a fantastic opportunity to raise the charity's profile through innovative fundraising initiatives. You'll be identifying and managing new corporate partnerships and business opportunities as well as developing and implementing a range of brand new initiatives to reach and retain the next generation of corporate supporters, increasing funds for NMRN's strategic development projects. With some attractive Corporate Sponsorship Packages already in place as well as warm relationships with some of the world's leading corporates, there is a huge opportunity to significantly grow commercial and corporate income.

This is a crucial appointment for the NMRN and we are looking for someone with a substantial track record of:

- Delivering multi-million-pound targets from a mixed fundraising portfolio of corporate and commercial partners as well as new business opportunities.

- Initiating and developing six and seven-figure relationships with corporate and commercial partners.

- Bringing innovative thinking and fresh ideas to an organisation and/or its product and services with the ability to spot, develop and exploit potential across a range of income streams opportunities.

The NMRN is highly entrepreneurial and you'll need to be a confident team player - no egos here, innovative, and be able to juggle the opportunities and demands of a world leading heritage organisation and multi-site national tourist attraction. The team is agile and lean with a fantastic no blame culture that fosters innovation. The pace here is fast and it's all hands on deck.

There is a genuine, flexible and grown up working culture here at NMRN. The role is remote based for the time being. Longer term, you'll enjoy a mix of home and site based visits/working at any of their locations across the North East (Hartlepool), South West (Yeovilton), South East (Portsmouth & Gosport) & Northern Ireland (Belfast).

For more information about this fantastic opportunity please get in touch with Ellen Drummond or Amelia Lee at Charity People.

Closing 4th May

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