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Head of New Business - Interim

A high profile international development charity are seeking a Head of New Business to develop and oversee an effective multi-million pound New Business strategy in order to acquire long term high-value income through new partnerships.

Key responsibilities:
- Support and lead the New Business team (eight individuals) in developing potential with existing corporate partners, as well as assisting with proposals and pitches for prospective new corporate partnerships
-Cultivate, monitor and evaluate the organisation's New Business strategy, this involves prospecting a programme to secure six and seven figure long-term global, international and national partnerships
- To manage budgets, forecasts, opportunities and risks within the new business Portfolio, whilst contributing to the larger overall Corporate Fundraising plan, in keeping with the five year plans
-Ensure a the highest level of customer service to all current partners and potential relationships to ensure objectives are met
-Provide regular reports for the Head of Corporate Partnerships, Executive team and Trustees against agreed KPIs
-Coordinate with international, national committees and field offices in relation to the execution of new and existing international / global corporate fundraising activities.

Person Specification:
-Solid experience of line managing at least two direct team members, as well as experience developing new business (ideally within a large international charity) and considerable commercial awareness
-The ability to use a range of approaches to secure business and commitment, tailoring information according to reflect the specific relationship. A demonstrable track record of securing and developing 6/7 figure mutually beneficial corporate partnerships
-Experience of developing and monitoring annual plans, nurturing income and expenditure budgets and strategic planning too
-To potentially relay difficult messages clearly and with impact. Anticipate and respond to the needs of an audience, adjusting content, style, language and use of channel accordingly to deliver charity messaging appropriately
-Provide direction, setting objectives, recruiting team members and clarify expectations and personal progression for team. Encourage and empower people to work to the best of their ability, in keeping with charity's values
-Resilient in dealing with obstacles, keeping optimistic and a clear head. The ability to have a "can-do” attitude, anticipating risks and pre-empt potential problems to minimise impact.

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