Senior New Business Manager (4501)

  • Division:
    Fundraising & Marketing
  • Department:
    Partnerships & Philanthropy
  • Team:
  • Location:
    Farringdon, London
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent Contract
  • Full / Part Time:
  • Closing Date:
    28 February 2019
  • Salary:
    £40,000 - £45,000
  • Hours Per Week:
    35 Hours

We are looking for an experienced fundraising professional to join us as Senior New Business Manager, playing a vital role in continuing to grow partnerships at Save the Children.

Our Marketing and Fundraising divisions exist to inspire millions of people – from individuals to large corporate organisations – to support our quest for change. Together, we save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfil their potential.

As Senior New Business Manager, you will prospect and win new business, support the implementation and development of Save the Children’s New Business strategy and provide support to the Head of New Business. You will also take personal responsibility and accountability for generating leads, building networks, making contacts and bringing in new partnerships. In addition you will:

  • Develop and implement ambitious sector strategies and produce tailored new business propositions for your sectors in order to secure significant, multi-year partnerships
  • Work closely with the Prospect Research team and Corporate Partnerships team to research your prospective sectors and companies and compile a list of key targets and develop cultivation and stewardship plans
  • Take a proactive role in feeding into the new business and consumer team strategy, generating ideas, bringing external insight and take a lead role in agreed areas of delivery
  • Acting as a senior representative of the Partnerships and Philanthropy department, attending external events, public speaking and networking.

To be successful you will be confident, articulate, persuasive and engaging, with significant experience of New Business in the corporate or third sector. Educated to degree level or with equivalent experience, you will have a strong commercial understanding and outlook. You should also have demonstrable experience of winning partnerships of £500K and over. In addition you will have:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the corporate sector and CSR issues and practice
  • Confidence when managing senior level contacts across companies
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to persuade, motivate, network and negotiate effectively
  • Ability to support others to achieve their income targets
  • The ability to network with and influence senior people both internally and externally in order to achieve pre-defined outcomes.

At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.

Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. If you share our mission, are passionate about making it happen and strongly believe you can contribute then join us and we'll give you every opportunity to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date: 17 February 2019.

Due to the urgency we might review applications on an ongoing basis.



Save the Children UK is committed to creating an inclusive working environment, promoting and providing equal opportunities in employment. To see our full statement please visit this link:

Save the Children UK has a comprehensive benefits package. To see our full offer please visit this link:


Interview expenses: Candidates should note that unfortunately it is not our policy to reimburse expenses accrued when attending interviews at Save the Children UK unless you are requested to attend an interview in an alternative location to where the role is based.


Pre-employment Checks: Any Employment with Save the Children UK will be subject to the following checks prior to your start date:


  • a satisfactory police record check to include a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and/or an International Criminal Record Check (If applicable)
  • receipt of satisfactory references
  • proof of eligibility to work in the national location for this role


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