Account Manager - Corporate Partnerships

Salary: £30,000 - £36,000 per annum 
37.5 hours per week 
Location: Waterloo, London

The Outward Bound Trust

The Outward Bound Trust is an educational charity providing adventure-based, outdoor learning for young people from six centres across the UK.

Overview of the Fundraising Department

The Fundraising department currently raises £5m plus a year to support the work of The Outward Bound Trust. Predominantly to cover the cost of bursary supported places for underprivileged young people on our personal development courses and towards capital (building project) requirements across The Trust's centres.  Funds are raised from high net worth individuals, corporate organisations, charitable trusts and foundations, and through high quality events.  The majority of the 16 strong Fundraising Department is based in Waterloo, London, while our Trusts and Foundations function is based at the Head Office in Hackthorpe, Cumbria.

We have an established Patron's Company with over 50 companies contributing over £1.4m per annum in cash contributions.  Each company is heavily involved in our work, sponsoring young people from their preferred school or area of choice.

Our Board of Trustees is chaired by HRH The Duke of York.  Our Patron is HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.  Both are heavily involved in the charity's work.

about this role...

As an Account Manager you'll report to our Corporate Partnership’s Team Lead and will be expected to:

  • Achieve corporate fundraising income targets from a portfolio of corporate partner accounts, existing and new
  • Devise and implement creative profitable fundraising opportunities with corporate partners, increasing partnership value and company engagement
  • Be instrumental in developing profitable long term partnerships with corporate supporters that both raise significant funds, and deliver on The Trust’s wider strategic objectives.

Full job description, person specification & benefits, click here.


To apply for this position, please email a covering letter (no more than two sides of A4) stating why you are interested in and right for the position, together with an up to date CV as soon as possible to:

Please note, we anticipating a hugh number of applications, and intend to interview as soon as possible. 

If you have any queries regarding the information supplied or the recruitment process, please contact the Fundraising Department on 020 3301 6481.

The post holder will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure under the Disclosure and Barring Service.