Association of British Orchestras

Corporate Partnerships Manager

Philharmonia £30,000 to £35,000 Closing date 14 November 2021
Based in London at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, the Philharmonia creates thrilling performances for a global audience. Through its network of residencies, the Orchestra has a national footprint, serving communities across England both in performance and through its extensive outreach and engagement programme.

We are looking for a dynamic fundraiser who will lead in building, growing and nurturing the Philharmonia’s corporate fundraising activity. You will be proactive in re-evaluating, developing and leading the approach to corporate fundraising and will be responsible for designing and implementing the Philharmonia’s fundraising strategy from corporate sponsors, partners and donors that reacts to the changing requirements of businesses post COVID-19.

Key responsibilities will include:

• Write and implement a corporate fundraising strategy with SMART objectives to achieve the targets and objectives set in the departmental fundraising plan.
• Create a new business and cultivation strategy, maintaining, developing and expanding the corporate prospect pipeline through Tessitura.
• Work with the Development Board to explore and broker new relationships with businesses.
• Account manage the Philharmonia’s existing corporate supporters (both cash and in-kind) building partnerships to secure increased levels of support on an ongoing basis.
• Develop a comprehensive suite of promotional materials (off and online) to illustrate the breadth of the Philharmonia’s work and clearly convey the opportunities available for corporates to support the Orchestra.

Amongst the qualities you will need to possess are:

• Established and seasoned corporate fundraising experience
• Exceptional communication and influencing skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Strong planning and organising skills

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