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Corporate New Business Executive

  • Salary:£30-32,000 (including ILWA)
  • Location:London SE1, currently homeworking
  • Job type:Permanent, full time
  • Closing date:14 April 2021, 5.00 pm

Carers UK is looking for a Corporate New Business Account Executive to join this high performing team. Following the announcement of our new five year strategic partnership with Virgin Media the incumbent will now work on the partnership team, meaning the post of new business is now available.

Corporate partnership income has tripled in just over two years, and it is our ambition to grow this further; raising the awareness of unpaid carers across the country and bring about lasting change.

About you

You will love new business! You will have demonstrable experience of generating new income from either the third or private sector. If you have private sector experience you will be excited about transferring your skills for social good. You will be a natural people person, and excel at building and maintaining relationships. You will be excited about pitching and winning new business. You will be a team player, recognising that we can achieve more working together, but pride yourself in your individual contribution. You will enjoy working in a fast paced environment, and celebrating success.

About the role 

To work with the Director of Fundraising and Communications, and the Senior Corporate Partnerships Manager to increase corporate partnership opportunities, resulting in increased numbers and value of partnerships.

Identify and approach clients, matched to opportunities within Carers UK portfolio, ensuring cross organisational working at all times.

Generate predominantly unrestricted funding, develop relationships, resulting in sustainable funding.

About us

Carers UK is the leading national charity, supporting, advocating for and connecting unpaid carers across the UK.

With over 6.5 million unpaid carers in the UK and 6,000 individuals becoming a carer every day the need to support them is growing and urgent. Unpaid carers save the  UK state an estimated £530 million each day, and are vital to the friends and family members they support, as well as to the wider community.

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically affected carers across the country. Our recent polling suggests that the figure for unpaid carers could now be as high as 13.6 million, with an estimated 4.5 million people literally starting to care overnight due to the impact of coronavirus on services and individuals.

This is an exciting time to join Carers UK as we enter our new strategic period, Vision 2025 taking us to our 60th anniversary.  Rather than producing a detailed five year plan we have developed an ambitious direction of travel, recognising the challenges of planning in the ongoing and uncertain environment created by COVID-19. We believe our flexible approach throughout 2020 enabled us to react quickly to the needs of carers, and by adopting a direction of travel, backed up with annual business plans, we will continue to meet the growing needs of carers.

Carers UK relies on voluntary income, our future plans will depend on unrestricted income to meet the growing need.

How to Apply

The closing date for applications: Wednesday 14 April - 5pm

First interviews will be held: Tuesday 20 April

Personal statement (no more than 2 sides of A4), CV, personal details form and completed monitoring form should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  The information on the diversity monitoring form will be treated as confidential and used for statistical purposes only.

Carers UK anonymises all applications prior to shortlisting.

Carers UK reserves the right to appoint at any stage, should an outstanding candidate emerge.

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