Job Title: Partnership Manager (FTC)

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: £Up to £40k

Tenure: Fixed term Contract (24 months)

Location: Central London

Reports to: Senior Corporate Fundraiser 

Overview of role

Are you engaging, enthusiastic and influential? 

Do you want to make a positive difference?

If so, this could be the job for you!!!

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for you to work as a Partnership Manager with one of our Corporate Partners. You will be part of an influential charity that supports schools in starting, expanding and optimising their breakfast provision with the aim that no child is too hungry to learn.

As the Partnership Manager, you will be part of a dynamic fundraising team that will work closely with a specific Corporate Partner to successfully fundraise for our charity through fundraising events and challenges. In this influential role, you will enable us to successfully achieve our organisational goals. You will not only maintain relationships, you will work with our Corporate Partner who is located close to our premises and others in our team to secure, nurture and maximise this Corporate Partnership. 

As a Partnership Manager, you will have excellent influential, communication and analytical skills. You will be persuasive, articulate and have a strong understanding of how to effectively promote and communicate our vision so that it becomes reality. You will be adaptable, resilient, determined and able to build relations with our Corporate Partner.

We will offer you a competitive benefits package, the opportunity to work flexibly and make a positive difference.

If you want to apply your skills and are enthusiastic about making a positive difference to young people’s lives, we want to know more about you!!

To apply please email your CV with a personal statement letter to

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Job Description in more detail

This is an exciting new position to manage a large Charity of the Year partnership with a prestigious financial services company (‘The Partner’). The Partnership Manager will be responsible for delivering this 2-year partnership. The majority of the time this post will be based at the London offices (in the City) of ‘The Partner’ making this a unique opportunity to manage every element of a large Charity of the Year partnership from corporate events and employee engagement to business development and networking at every level of the business.  

You will lead on the strategic development of the partnership as well as motivate and inspire employees and senior staff to raise funds. The successful candidate will be a driven, energetic and organised individual with experience in organising events and working with large companies. You will be comfortable working to financial targets. 

Purpose of the role  

* To raise income for the charity by supporting and developing the UK Charity Partner relationship with ‘the partner’. 

* Working with the Head of Community Engagement and Corporate Events team of ‘The Partner’ on identifying and managing fundraising opportunities within the company. 

* Managing the events and fundraising plan for ‘the partner’ as agreed. 

Location and hours This full-time role will be based at ‘The Partner’ offices (The City, London) 4 days a week (just a short walk from the Magic Breakfast offices) and with the Magic Breakfast team 1 day per week. There is likely to be a significant amount of evening work and travel to ‘The Partner’s’ regional offices will also be required. 

Key Tasks 

Planning & Budgeting

* With the Senior Corporate Fundraiser, Magic Breakfast and the Community Engagement Team at ‘The Partner’, draw up and agree targets, plans and budgets for each fundraising activity.

* Monitor progress against targets, plans and budgets and prepare regular management reports. 

Fundraising Activities

* Liaise with ‘The Partner’ to plan and manage all the fundraising events that involve the charity throughout the year.

* Prepare information for ‘The Partner’ staff regarding the events, the charity and the relationship.

* Promote and recommend as many appropriate fundraising activities in conjunction with ‘The Partner’ as possible.

* Network with, support, and prepare reports or other appropriate feedback for ‘The Partner’.

* Work with and communicate with the Magic Breakfast team based at Head Office.

* With the Magic Breakfast and ‘The Partner’ Communications team, arrange PR coverage of corporate support, where appropriate.

* Attend events as required and manage volunteers as necessary  

General, Personal & Developmental 

* Assist in identifying and securing new sources of income, and assist other members of the Fundraising team as required.

* Contribute to the overall development of Magic Breakfast by establishing efficient and effective working relationships and communications with internal and external stakeholders.

* Take responsibility for own development and training needs, in consultation with line manager

* Keep abreast of latest developments and of statutory and legal requirements in the field of fundraising, and apply them appropriately.

* Keep abreast of Magic Breakfast’s research, impact and external relationships and of current developments in the field of education and breakfast provision.

* Carry out other duties as reasonably requested by the Senior Corporate Fundraiser Chief Executive, and/or Board of Trustees.