Partnerships Account Executive (maternity cover)

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Location: Central London
Contract type: Fixed-term contract up to approximately 9 or 10 months 
Hours: Full-time – 35 hours per week
Salary: £34,562 - £41,271

Who are we?

The King’s Fund is a leading charity that helps to shape policy and transform services to improve health and social care in England.

To increase its impact and reach, The King’s Fund raises additional income and support from a variety of sources. As such, fostering effective corporate relationships is an important area for the Fund. The strategy combines a corporate partnership and corporate supporter programme with event sponsorship and exhibition sales. All income generation is carried out in line with our Ethical Collaboration Policy.

Your role

Sitting in the Events and Partnerships team, the post holder will carry out income generation activity, primarily through new business. Adopting a consultative sales approach, the post holder will build relationships with potential Corporate Partners and Supporters and secure sponsorship and exhibition income for our conferences and online events.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Account lead for a third of The King’s Fund’s Corporate Supporters, providing them with a high-standard of account management, aimed at ensuring the renewal and growth in the value of partnerships both financially and non-financially.
  • Works with the wider Events and Partnerships team to plan and deliver high quality events, both for and with our corporate supporters.
  • Account manager for all conference exhibitors, providing high quality relationship management to ensure repeat business.

You’ll have excellent organisation skills, and experience of working in an events, corporate partnerships or sales team.

The role will include working at occasional early morning and evening events.

In addition to a competitive salary, The King’s Fund offers generous holiday entitlements, a £3 daily discount in our café and an on-site gym.

How to apply

Job description

Job description: Partnerships Account Executive (maternity cover)


For further information, please contact us on or by telephone on 020 7307 2501 (24-hour Recruitment Line). Requests via Typetalk are welcome. No agencies please.

Please do not send CVs. We regret that we cannot respond individually to all applicants due to the high number of applications we receive. If you have not been contacted within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted for interview. Please note that we are unable to offer feedback to applicants who are not shortlisted for interview.

The King’s Fund is committed to equal opportunities in all its activities and appointments will be determined solely on merit. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community, including those from minority ethnic groups and those with disabilities.