Senior Corporate and Community Partnerships Manager (Volunteer Role)

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Your Pride In London

Pride in London means many things to many people, it belongs to our community and it belongs to you; come and join the conversation!

Forty-six years since the first Pride march in London, Pride in London has a renewed sense of purpose to highlight the challenges still facing the LGBT+ community today despite progress. We are run by a group of volunteers who are passionate about equality and diversity and are drawn from all walks of life; together we pull off the UK’s biggest free LGBTQ+ community event every year. Pride aims to raise awareness of LGBTQ+ issues and campaign for the freedoms that will allow all of our community to live their lives on a genuinely equal footing.

Around 150 people volunteer year-round to help us deliver what has become a world-class Pride. We welcome applications from everybody, and are especially keen to attract new volunteers from the BAME, Trans, Bi, Non-binary and Queer communities who we would love to see more widely represented in our organisation.

Your new team

Our Fundraising team is key to making Pride in London happen. The event is expensive to run and the show couldn’t go on without their efforts encouraging generous donations from thousands of individuals every year. The team work tirelessly year round across a range of activities from running glamourous events like our Gala Dinner, to partnering with community groups or simply hitting the streets with a Pride in London fundraising bucket.

The Public Fundraising team is responsible for growing financial donations and commercial income that allow Pride in London to continue to grow the event and its support of the LGBTQI+ community. You will be part of a team that is responsible for generating high levels of income.

Your new role

Reporting into the Head of Public Fundraising, you will be responsible for implementing and overseeing our strategy to engage and collaborate with local Corporate and Community partners in order to generate additional income for Pride in London.

You will be responsible for cultivating and strengthening relationships with local businesses across London (typically pubs, bars, clubs, restaurants and shops), who will support us through our Corporate and Community Pride Partners programme, cause-related marketing initiatives (CRM) or value in kind.  

You will lead a team that is responsible for generating £30k+ income and guide them to seek every opportunity to maximise fundraising, generate new business leads, volunteering and pro-bono opportunities with partners. This role will work collaboratively with our Strategic Partnerships Team to ensure plans are aligned and opportunities for growth maximised. The Public Fundraising team is responsible for growing financial donations and commercial income that allow Pride in London to continue to grow the event and its support of the LGBTQ+ communities.

The role requires a commitment of around 3-4 hours per week which may increase as Pride in London gets closer. You may need to be available to attend meetings at evenings and weekends (currently all meetings are being held virtually).

 

Who you are

We are looking for someone with a proven track record in partner account management and development and a corporate income generation background. You will bring a high level of organisation, enthusiasm and diligence alongside an outgoing and friendly personality to help secure new local partners for Pride in London and grow our portfolio.

- Experience in developing and launching Corporate and Community partnership packages, employee-led fundraising initiatives and/or mutually beneficial CRM deals

- Experience developing and delivering engaging pitches

- Experience in initiating and fostering strong relationships with Corporate and Community partners

- Income and expenditure budgeting, forecasting and phasing experience

- Excellent project management skills

- Ability to problem solve

- Experience of managing staff and volunteers

  • Experience in securing £10k+ partnerships and some experience of managing a large portfolio of partners (Desirable)
  • Experience of working in a variety of roles within the charity sector (Desirable)

What you'll get from Pride In London

•    A friendly and welcoming induction course and a variety of training that’s offered throughout the year. 

•    Meaningful leadership experience. 

•    An opportunity to get new and relevant professional experience. 

•    A chance to broaden your professional network. 

•    Play an important part in delivering the Pride in London event.

 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Department

Our Culture

Our volunteers are driven and passionate about what they do. Putting on one of London's largest one-day events requires dedication and perseverance. 

Although a lot of our work is completed remotely, there will be plenty of opportunities to meet with your team and others throughout the year to not only plan what's ahead but to socialise too. 

We're looking for enthusiastic people to join the organisation so we can provide a platform for every part of London’s LGBT+ community. 

Already working at Pride in London?

Let’s recruit together and find your next colleague.

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@pridelondon.org
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