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Sands is the leading stillbirth and neonatal death charity and exists to reduce the number of babies dying and to support anyone affected by the death of a baby, before, during or shortly after birth.

This is an exciting role that will rely on a strong combination of excellent account management skills and new business acumen. You will be responsible for managing and stewarding a growing portfolio of regional and national partnerships across a range of fundraising mechanisms, whilst collaborating with the Business Development Lead to ensure Sands’ new business pipeline remains robust. You will have direct responsibility of increasing the retention rate and gift size of Sands’ partners, and securing partnerships equal to, or more than £10,000.

You will work closely within the Partnerships & Philanthropy Team and wider colleagues on developing and launching an exciting portfolio of corporate products and events, paying close attention to the evolving needs of partners in an ever-increasing digital environment.

You will draw upon your expertise and creativity by working on creatives and concepts with the engagement team for corporate engagement and further develop communication channels appropriate to a diverse corporate audience.

You will have experience in recruiting supporters and managing their journeys, keeping them motivated and connected with the cause. We are looking for someone who is creative, has an eye for detail, and is able to meet income and expenditure targets while managing their time effectively. The role will also provide backup support to colleagues within the Income & Engagement Department to optimise income, awareness and ensure the highest supporter experience.

Working closely with the Head of Partnerships & Philanthropy, Business Development Lead and Trusts & Statutory Fundraising Manager, this post will provide an opportunity to increase partnership skills and experience, and gain an understanding of individual fundraising.


To apply:

Please submit your CV, together with a supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the criteria in the person specification to  Please also complete the Diversity and Equality Monitoring Form and send this with your application.

Closing date for applications:          16th March 2021                                                

As we have limited staff resources we are unable to provide candidates with feedback about their applications.   Interviews will be held online.


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