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Partnership Executive (BBC Children in Need)

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Job Introduction

BBC Children in Need are looking to appoint a Partnership Executive for a permanent contracts based at Broadcast Centre, London or MediaCity, Salford.

As the BBC’s UK Charity, BBC Children in Need 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.

Role Responsibility

Partnership Executives manage and drive a portfolio of partners who can help to add breadth and depth to the annual Appeal as well as generating essential income. This is an exciting opportunity to join an organisation where your stakeholder management and relationship building skills will make a difference to the lives of over half a million disadvantaged children and young people right here in the UK.

Your primary responsibility is to generate and drive sustainable and strategic partnerships with commercial organisations, meeting increasing annual targets for income, campaign presence, impact and reach.

The Partnership Executive manages a specified portfolio of partners at a senior level to develop their own bespoke fundraising campaigns, working across product development, brand engagement, PR, marketing, events and social media.

You will manage, motivate and drive partnerships by engaging staff, customers and key stakeholders at every level by bringing to life BBC Children in Need and our values in addition to seeking out new opportunities to increase income and reach new audiences across a number of sectors through engagement, product creation, campaign development and third sector initiatives.

The Partnership Executive will also monitor, review, evaluate and present strategic growth areas to dedicated partners and maintain a thorough analysis and reporting process.

Are you the right candidate?

We are seeking a Partnership Executive with a proven track record of driving mutually beneficial corporate partnerships in a competitive commercial environment. Ideally, you will have strong relationship building skills and have experience of operating and managing key stakeholders at a senior level with the ability to develop bespoke programmes to drive revenue and engagement.

Experience of working as part of a creative team developing high profile consumer campaigns and exposure to brand partnership marketing is highly desirable. In return, you will be supported by a friendly team environment and provided with the resources to be successful in your role.

Package Description

Band: C
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Salford, MediaCity, M50

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.

About the BBC

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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