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Head of Corporate Development

Job description

Harris Hill are delighted to be working with the leading international maritime charity in their search for a new Head of Corporate Development

Job title: Head of Corporate Development

Location: London based – 1 day in the office is a requirement

Grade and salary: Circa £55,000 - £60,000

Hours: 35 hours per week

Contract type: Permanent

Context and responsibilities within this role:

Since 2017, the current Development Director has built a strong and effective team focused on all aspects of fundraising and communications. The organisation are breaking new ground, with their new international event last year which raised U$1.35m gross. The Director of Development has a large network of corporate contacts across the world and the new Head of Corporate Development will work with her to capitalise on these relationships. They anticipate that corporate income will continue its growth pattern to £400K in 2024, with events income being in addition to this.

Within this role the candidate will be responsible for:

  • Work with the Director of Development to further build upon and implement a sustainable corporate fundraising strategy, to enable the establishment of high-value, long term relationships with corporate entities through fostering new and developing existing relationships.

  • Drive new corporate fundraising partnerships with national and global companies in UK and overseas.

  • Raise income and profile through conferences, dinners and other industry events

  • Manage the Events team and the events programme

  • Deputise for the Director of Development as required and requested

They are now looking for:

  • Proven skills in the strategic development of corporate fundraising

  • Excellent track record of successful corporate fundraising and event management

  • Evidence of significant results in former fundraising positions, including managing corporate and event functions and exploiting new opportunities

  • Strong experience of managing people within a fundraising context

If you would like to have a chat to learn more about this role and to receive a full job description please contact Hannah at Harris Hill on or call her on 020 7820 7331.

The role closes on the 26th February at 9am. Interviews will be in 2 stages. Stage 1 will be week commencing the 4th March and stage 2 will be the week commencing the 25th March. 

Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.