Corporate Partnerships Manager

Discipline: Development (Fundraising)
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £35,653.17
Contact email:
Job ref: 007642
Published: 22 days ago
Expiry date: 17 Jun 2024 12:00

We are looking for a Corporate Partnerships Manager to join the National Theatre Development Team.


The purpose of the role

The Corporate Partnerships Manager is responsible for delivering, renewing and evolving new and existing high-value, long-term corporate partnerships. They will work with the Senior Corporate Account Manager to support the team in delivering best-in-class account management. The Corporate Partnerships Manager will also support with new business and revenue generation through securing additional income.


The ideal candidate will have experience in managing a variety of corporate accounts and have a good understanding of the partnerships landscape and stakeholder management. The candidate will be a creative problem solver, with exemplary relationship building and customer service skills. The role will be focussed on both account management and new business. The candidate will have an ambitious approach to generating revenue through income growth opportunities and new business both with existing accounts and new prospects for the National Theatre.

The successful candidate will have the following: 

  • Proven track record of securing income and managing partnerships/sponsorships, possibly gained within a target driven environment.

  • Experience of negotiating bespoke partnership deals and benefit packages and composing commercial participator agreements or similar legal contracts.

  • Demonstrable experience of managing stakeholder relationships, preferably with c-suite involvement

  • Ability to effectively chair and manage external partner meetings, taking a confident and proactive approach whilst also being responsive and accountable for meeting outcomes

  • Commercial awareness with knowledge of various corporate sectors

If that sounds like you, this may be the role for you!

Download the Job Description here.

Working with us will give you…

  • Complimentary staff tickets for shows and NT Talks and Events, subject to availability and policy.

  • Discounts in the NT’s bars, cafes, restaurants, and bookshop, as well as in local businesses (from Wagamama to local childcare providers & gyms on and around the South Bank)

  • Access to interest-free season ticket loan and Cyclescheme partnership

  • Pension schemes with Legal & General and NEST

  • Sabbatical option, subject to agreement and policy

  • Generous sick pay

  • Family-friendly employer with supporting policies

  • Hybrid and flexible working, subject to agreement and policy

  • Training and Development Programme via e-learning platform, and specialist in-person training relating to role.

  • On-site Occupational Health and welfare support

  • Free-to-access Employee Assistance Programme, enabling counselling and mental wellbeing support, financial and legal advice, and advice on caring responsibilities.

  • On-site staff canteen and bar

  • Staff networks including Amplified: The Ethnically Diverse Network; Disability Staff Network; LGBTQ+ Network; Parents and Parents & Carers Network

  • The NT is also a member of Parents and Carers in the Performing Arts (PiPA)

Please note 


The closing date for the receipt of a completed application is Monday 17th June 2024 at 12 Noon.


We support and encourage people from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skill sets to join us and help shape what we do. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for our vacancies.


If you would like to speak to someone about any adjustments or have any questions you can email and we will be in touch with you to make the necessary arrangements.


People Department 2024