Partnership Executive

Comic Relief

Location Our offices are in London, and we are a hybrid working organisation
Salary £29,323 - £31,655
Team Partnerships
  • Closing: 2:30pm, 29th May 2023 BST

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Life Insurance
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid emergency leave
Sabbatical Opportunities
Professional development
Paid volunteer days
Payroll giving
Salary sacrifice
Team social events
Extracurricular clubs
Cycle to work scheme
Free fruit

Candidate happiness

8.53 (7573)

Job Description

Please note this is a hybrid role based on the successful candidate working at least two days a week in our London office. Remote contracts would not be considered for this role.


Our corporate partnerships are crucial to the success of Comic Relief, they are fundamental in helping us tackle poverty in the UK and around the world. We work with a range of organizations and brands across the board, many of them have been with us for years!

 The Partnerships Executive will play a vital role in supporting the day-to- day management of some of our strategic, seven figure partnerships at Comic Relief. The successful candidate will support the Senior Partnership Manager (SPM) and Partnership Manager (PM) in both the day to day running of the partnerships and run the logistics of our Red Nose Day merchandise.                                               

Key responsibilities:

The core areas of focus for this role are partnership development & management, merchandise logistics and leading on staff engagement for our partners by organizing project visits with our brilliant funded partners.


Partnership Management

  • Fully support the Senior Partnership Manager & Partnership Manager with all aspects of day-to-day partnership management on several key strategic partnerships.

  • Managing relationships with our partners through effective communication, problem solving, and responding to requests in a timely manner.

  • Work alongside key teams within Comic Relief including marketing,  creative, PR, legal, finance and funding to ensure we are delivering against our partnership objectives.

  • Support partners in the development and approval of marketing and campaign materials

  • Support New Business team on prospect research as required


Staff Engagement

  • Lead on staff engagement for our partners, working closely with both the funding team at Comic Relief and funded partner organizations to plan and execute corporate visits (virtual and in-person) to continue to engage Partner staff with Comic Relief’s work.


Red Nose Day Merchandise

  • Project manage the partner aspects of Comic Relief’s online shop. Work closely with teams across the organization including  tech, finance, legal and partner organizations to support  the setup of Comic Relief’s online shop ahead of the Red Nose Day campaign.

  • Organize the logistics associated with the shop including delivery of merchandise into the warehouse, distribution  and manage all campaign merchandise requests


Person Specification


  • Experience of managing partner or client relationships with major UK or global brands.

  • Organized, with a strong attention to detail and great time management skills.

  • Proven track record of strong project management skills.

  • Effective communicator both verbally and in writing.

  • Strong problem solving skills.

  • Building and sustaining effective working relationships both internally and externally.

  • A passion and enthusiasm for Comic Relief’s brand and work.


  • Strong organization and prioritization skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively with key stakeholders

  • Commitment to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion.

  • Experience with Marketing and campaigns

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Comic Relief we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Mon 29th May 2023


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Mon 29th May 2023