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New Business Lead

  • Salary:£42,000-£45,000 (incl ILWA)
  • Location:20 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 - hybrid working
  • Job type:Full-time, permanent
  • Closing date:01 July 2022, 5.00 pm
  • Interview date:04 July 2022

The New Business Lead is an exciting new role within the high performing fundraising team at Carers UK.

About you

We are looking for an experienced new business person, who has gained experience in either the charity or commercial sector. You will thrive on researching prospects and identifying opportunities based on strategic objectives and understanding organisational mission. You will be an exceptional networker, and be motivated by building lasting relationships. You will be experienced in line management, and really enjoy working with colleagues across a wide range of functions. Mostly you will be highly motivated to achieve financial targets, and believe in celebrating success.

About the role

We are a truly inclusive team and strive to work to our values - we are Attentive, Ambitious and above all Achievers.

The New Business Lead is an exciting new role within the Fundraising team. Working closely with the Director of Fundraising and Communications, and having line management responsibility for the Corporate New Business Executive, the post holder will develop and deliver the new business strategy from the corporate sector. The scope of the role includes working with potential partners to develop a range of partnerships from sponsorship and resource creation, through to multi year strategic partnerships.

Diversity and inclusion

Carers UK is committed to becoming a diverse and truly inclusive organisation. We strive to create a workplace where our colleagues and volunteers can truly be themselves and feel like they belong and constantly seek to ensure all voices are heard. 

To embrace this culture of diversity, our employee and volunteer recruitment should reflect our stakeholders and the society that we serve and support, regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, physical abilities, disabilities or religious practices. We value individual diversity and are actively building diverse teams here at Carers UK and value our colleagues from a wide range of backgrounds.

As a membership charity for carers, we particularly seek employees and volunteers with a real understanding of the issues faced by carers. Reasonable adjustments can be made to the process and role dependent on the needs of the applicant.   

How to apply

At Carers UK we want our application process to be as accessible as possible. If you need any adjustments to apply please email the recruitment team to discuss.  

The closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 1 July 2022

First interviews will be held week commencing 4 July 2022

Personal statement (no more than two 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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