Location: Central London
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full-time - 35 hours per week
Salary: £34,562 - £41,271
Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 14 October 2019
About this role
Who are we?
The King's Fund is a leading charity that helps to shape policy and transform services to improve health and social care in England.
To increase its impact and reach, The King's Fund raises additional income and support from a variety of sources. As such, fostering effective corporate relationships is an important area for the Fund. The strategy combines a corporate partnership and corporate supporter programme with event sponsorship and exhibition sales. All income generation is carried out in line with our Ethical Collaboration Policy.
Sitting in the Events and Partnerships team, the post holder will carry out income generation activity, primarily through new business. Adopting a consultative sales approach, the post holder will build relationships with potential Corporate Partners and Supporters and secure sponsorship and exhibition income for our conferences and online events.
Key responsibilities include:
-Generates funds from the private sector, by developing a pipeline for both the Fund's Corporate Partnerships programmes and event sponsorship and exhibition for the Fund's conferences and online events, while protecting the -Fund's reputation for independence and quality.
-Secures meetings with potential partners, supporters, or sponsors.
-Builds and maintains strong external relationships with commercial organisations through face-to-face meetings and extensive telephone work.
-You'll have a record of success in new business development/sales roles and experience of maximising opportunities from researching prospects to generating meetings and securing income to achieve targets.
The role will include working at occasional early morning and evening events.
In addition to a competitive salary, The King's Fund offers generous holiday entitlements, a £3 daily discount in our café and an on-site gym.
For further information, please contact us on or by telephone on (24-hour Recruitment Line). Requests via Typetalk are welcome. No agencies please.
Interviews will be held in London in the week commencing 28 October. Please do not send CVs. We regret that we cannot respond individually to all applicants due to the high number of applications we receive. If you have not been contacted within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview. Please note that we are unable to offer feedback to applicants who are not shortlisted for interview.
The King's Fund is committed to equal opportunities in all its activities and appointments will be determined solely on merit. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community, including those from minority ethnic groups and those with disabilities.
Closing date for receipt of completed applications is noon, Monday 14 October 2019.