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Garden Organic

Corporate & Commercial Relationship Manager

Location: Garden Organic, Ryton, Coventry/remote working considered
Reporting to: Head of Fundraising
Hours: 2.5 days per week (there is flexibility over days/hours)
Salary: £27,000 – £30,000 (pro rata)


Garden Organic is the UK’s leading organic growing charity. For over 60 years we’ve been researching and promoting organic growing to get as many people as possible to grow the organic way.

Organic Enterprises Limited is the commercial trading arm of Garden Organic, generating income to support the work of the charity. It manages various commercial partners of which the largest is a contract with Suttons Consumer Products to produce the Organic Gardening Catalogue.


We are looking for an exceptional self-motivated relationship manager who has experience of working with high value commercial or corporate fundraising partners. You will lead and enhance the delivery of existing and new relationships for the charity at an exciting time of growth. In addition you will oversee the commercial relationship between Garden Organic and the Organic Gardening Catalogue.

With the support of the Head of Fundraising you will influence and deliver the new corporate strategy and grow income.

Overall purpose of the role

  • To manage and nurture existing and future high value commercial relationships, providing an exceptional standard of stewardship and delivery.
  • To oversee the production of the Organic Gardening Catalogue on behalf of the charity. Working with internal partners to ensure tasks are carried out and deadlines are met.
  • To manage the day to day relationship with the Organic Gardening catalogue to ensure the values of the charity are maintained and the income targets are attained.
  • To manage new and existing fundraising relationships. Negotiate and deliver partnership agreements ensuring a good return on investment for the charity.
  • To seek out and develop new partnerships opportunities and relationships, researching, attending meetings and influencing.
  • To work with the Head of Fundraising to develop and implement the new corporate strategy framework and opportunities to raise/generate funds.

It is the nature of the work of Garden Organic that tasks and responsibilities are, in many circumstances, unpredictable and varied. All employees are expected to work in a flexible way when the occasion arises where tasks are not specifically covered in the Job Description and have to be undertaken.

Occasional evening, weekend and bank holiday working will be required.

For more information and details of how to apply please click here 

Closing date 14th May 2021

Closing Date: 14/05/2021  Location: Ryton, Coventry / remote working considered

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