Head of Corporate Development

Head of Corporate Development Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Head of Corporate Development to join our team.


  • Creation and delivery of a strategy for corporate engagement, to deliver income and value growth;
  • Create presentations, pitches, proposals and marketing collateral; and to lead on new business pitches and meetings when appropriate;
  • Set operational plans and budgets for the team;
  • Lead the team to deliver new corporate sponsors, members and partners;
  • Drive multi-year, high level sponsorship to support growth;
  • Achieve the agreed financial targets and operating within the expenditure budget for corporate partnerships;
  • Lead and manage the corporate function including setting targets and continuing to build a high performance culture;
  • You can work autonomously and take ownership. We thrive with the space and responsibility to solve problems;
  • You operate best without lots of bureaucracy. We don’t hide behind fancy job titles or clunky processes ‘because that’s how things are done’;
  • You approach work in a logical way. We are not afraid to make mistakes but we use data and logic to backup decisions and improve understanding;
  • And you share our mission to improve people’s relationship with their money;
  • From employee 1 to employee 1400, you will be slotting into a global team that shares a number of traits.


  • Experience of line managing and developing a team;
  • Proven track record of income generation against targets;
  • Experience of securing new corporate income from prospecting to partnership at a high level;
  • First class communication skills, both written and verbal as well as excellent presentation ability;
  • Experience of developing corporate development strategies that maximise fundraising income;
  • Significant experience of corporate fundraising, corporate sponsorship, or solution based sales;
  • Proven ability to secure, maintain and grow strong and profitable high value, multi-year corporate relationships;
  • Experience of developing strategic partnerships;
  • Ability to negotiate and influence opinion effectively internally and externally.