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Corporate Partnership Manager

Job description


Harris Hill is seeking an Interim Corporate Fundraiser to help identify, research, and engage new corporate prospects.


The role is 3 months, 3-5dpw and are offering up to £200 per day. This can be worked as a freelancer billing directly OUTSIDE IR35 or PAYE through the agency. 


Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Research and identify a pipeline of qualified prospective corporate donors who are headquartered in the UK/Europe and have the capacity and propensity to give at the six-figure level.  

Engage and cultivate new high value corporate/corporate foundation donors.

Create compelling propositions which reflect the organisations operational needs and aligns with donor interests.

Work with the Director of Fundraising to plan cultivation events across 2024.


Specific activities:

Identify a long list of UK/Europe headquartered corporate/corporate foundation prospects, with the propensity and capacity to support at the £100K+ level. Categorising those who can fund an specific project (£300k) and those who may be smaller in scale.

Shortlist and screen prospects to create a ‘priority pipeline’ of Corporate prospects whose interests align with organisational mission, and have the capacity to fund a specific project (£300k).

Identify contact details for all priority prospects, always aligning with GDPR.  

Support the Director of Fundraising with targeted outreach and making direct approaches, with the aim to secure an exploratory meeting.

Securing new meetings with 20+ new prospects.

As required, writing compelling proposals relevant to donor interests.

High level proposal submitted on possible cultivation / networking events that they should attend in 2024.


Person Specification

Knowledge and Skills

Experience in corporate Fundraising in the charity sector

A proven track record of identifying, engaging and securing five/six figure gifts from corporate/ corporate foundations in a charity setting.

Solid research skills to identify and screen prospective donors.

Ability to create compelling proposals for new audiences and influence support.


Personal Qualities

Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills.

Attention to detail and ability to work independently to deliver goals.


If you would like to find out more about the organisation and the work they do, please get in touch.