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Head of High Value Partnerships (BBC Children in Need)

Job Introduction

BBC Children in Need has an exciting opportunity for a Head of High Value Partnerships to join us here at Pudsey HQ on a permanent basis.

This is a vital leadership role in the Commercial team to inspire support and deliver income to help us to ensure we can find and fund projects across the UK to help children and young people to thrive.

Working closely with the wider commercial leadership team and colleagues across the organisation, you will be responsible for developing and implement the High Value Partnerships strategy to continue to grow income from corporate partnerships and philanthropy, with an annual target of c£12M. 

The location of the role is flexible, however you will be required to travel to either our Salford office (M50) or London office (W12) on a regular basis. 

First round interviews are expected to take place w/c 5th July 2021. 

This role is aligned to the BBC Career Path Framework "Head of Partnerships". Please refer to the attached "Competencies" document when applying for specific details about this position.

BBC Children in Need is the BBC’s UK Charity, and exists to make a positive difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people across the UK.  Our refreshed objectives and activities will ensure the impact we have on children’s lives is front and centre of the work the charity undertakes over and above the projects and services we fund.
Our focus is on finding and funding the inspiring ideas that change children’s lives.
And whilst we know that every child deserves a childhood that is safe, happy and secure, we know too that a growing number of children are experiencing ever increasing and more complex levels of disadvantage.  In order to find and fund the inspiring ideas, we will build on our commitment across the organisation to work collaboratively with all those who share our aspirations for children and young people.

 

Role Responsibility

This role leads and manages the corporate partnerships and philanthropy teams for BBC Children in Need. Responsible for senior stakeholder relationships, strategy development and delivery and the acquisition and retention of new partners and donors. 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have significant experience of relationship management and new business development to increase voluntary income or sales.

You will have exceptional interpersonal skills, and the credibility and confidence to win support from decision-makers at the highest levels.

You will be able to inspire and motivate people internally and externally. In return, we can offer an exciting and engaging place to work, with a real focus on making a difference to the lives of children and young people and a commitment to your wellbeing.

Package Description

Band: E
Contract type: Permanent
Location: The location of the role is flexible, however you will be required to travel to either our Salford office (M50) or London office (W12) on a regular basis. 

We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.

  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits- We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

The situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak is developing quickly and the BBC is keen to continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of people across the BBC, while continuing to protect our services. To reduce the risk access to BBC buildings is limited to those essential to our broadcast output. From Wednesday 18th March until further notice all assessments and interviews will be conducted remotely. For more information go to https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/

Mae’r sefyllfa gyda’r coronafeirws yn datblygu’n gyflym, ac mae’r BBC yn awyddus i barhau i sicrhau diogelwch a lles pobl ar draws y BBC, gan barhau i warchod ein gwasanaethau hefyd. I leihau’r risg, dim ond y bobl sy’n hanfodol i’n hallbwn darlledu fydd yn cael mynediad i adeiladau’r BBC. O ddydd Mercher 18fed Mawrth ymlaen, bydd pob asesiad a chyfweliad yn cael ei gynnal o bell, nes rhoddir gwybod yn wahanol. I gael mwy o wybodaeth, ewch i https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here

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