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Challenge Events and Corporate Partnerships Executive

Location:   Bloomsbury Salary:   Circa £25,000 Closing Date:   30/06/2019

Contract: Permanent, Full Time (with occasional evening and weekend work)

Coram is the UK’s longest-serving children’s charity, having been established in 1739, as the Foundling Hospital by philanthropist Captain Thomas Coram. We aim to help give children the best possible start in life and have been finding new ways to help them for 280 years. 

With some 400 staff and a distinctive headquarters near King’s Cross, today, we are a group of charities and charitable companies and have a strong reputation within the children’s care sector. Coram is a leader in adoption and fostering, children’s health education, therapy, child and family law, and advocacy for those in and leaving care. We also have an in-house academic team and we promote best practice to government, local authorities, other children’s organisations and professionals.

Coram’s established Commercial functions work to raise some £5m per annum in revenue and capital funding and to achieve year on year increase in support of the organisation. Following the opening of the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in 2018, Coram has exciting plans to grow further and is set to realise its vision as a national centre of excellence for children with further development of the Coram group and an established position in influencing policy, debate and public engagement with the issues facing children. 

About the Role

The Corporate Partnerships and Challenge Events Team have responsibility for managing existing corporate partnerships, participation events and securing new business to achieve income targets. Existing participation events include the London Marathon, Ride London and London Landmarks Half Marathon. Existing corporate partners include Club Peloton, Ecclesiastical, Sodexo, Ansvar Insurance, Rede Partners, The Kimpton Fitzroy London, Havas London and Cadence Innova.

Coram is seeking a self-motivated, determined and driven fundraising professional. The ideal candidate will be someone who can hit the ground running to maximise income through our participation events portfolio and corporate partnerships. You will also be a team player who is generous in sharing your knowledge and experience. Above all, you will be driven to bring in new ideas and fresh thinking to help create new opportunities, grow income and increase our supporter base.

If you have the passion and dynamism to help Coram achieve and realise its fundraising ambitions and help more vulnerable children, young people and families then we look forward to hearing from you.

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification to understand more about the role and to see if it the ideal role for you.

To apply, please click on the 'apply now' button to be redirected to the application form.

Please note CV's will not be accepted as we only accept completed application forms.

Closing date: 23:59, Sunday 30th June 2019

First interviews: W/C Monday 1st July – likely to be Thursday 4th and Friday 5th July

Second interviews: TBC

Coram is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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