Corporate Partnerships Masterclass

Move your corporate partnerships from ordinary to Remarkable.

There are ordinary partnerships and there are exceptional partnerships. Ordinary partnerships deliver mediocre results. Exceptional partnerships help you deliver your purpose with greater certainty and increased speed. Remarkable Partnerships are proud to present our Corporate Partnerships Masterclass, enabling you to transform your ability to attract, secure and deliver truly exceptional partnerships.

What you will learn

  • How to build and deliver major partnerships.
  • How to shift your partnership focus from transactional to strategic.
  • How to create purpose-driven partnerships.
  • How to identify and communicate the emotional and commercial reasons that companies should partner with your cause.
  • How to identify your priority industries and top prospects, beyond the usual suspects.
  • How to create partnership-winning ideas.
  • How to secure meetings with your target prospects.
  • How to deliver an outstanding pitch.
  • How to convert prospects into partners.
  • How to secure buy-in from your wider organisation.
  • How to deliver a five-star partnership experience.
  • How to avoid wasting time.

What you will take away

  • Your comprehensive roadmap for creating major, long-term, corporate partnerships.
  • Your ‘hook’ for securing meetings with senior business decision-makers.
  • Your focused prospect list, developed in collaboration with a team of experts.
  • Awareness of the barriers that can hold you and your organisation back and how to overcome them.
  • Inspiration and confidence to win bigger and better partnerships.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for beginners and intermediates – if you are in the first five years of your corporate partnerships career, it will give you the confidence, skills and tools to turbo-charge your performance from here onwards.

This course is suitable for corporate fundraisers from all causes and charity sizes.

Learning style

Our Corporate Partnerships Masterclass is results-focussed, and it takes a step by step approach to applying best practice and taking action. Built on our research-based insight and 35 years experience, we mix teaching with interactive group work and break-out sessions. Attending this exclusive masterclass will give you an inspirational action plan to be implemented immediately on your return.

We support all accessibility requirements; our training is designed for everyone. We encourage participants from all backgrounds, so if there is anything we can do to make our training better for you/allow you to show your best self.

Time and dates

The course consists of 2 in-person sessions, from 10:00am –  4.00pm BST on the 11th and 12th October 2022.

The training will be delivered in-person in Missenden Abbey in Buckinghamshire – Accommodation included. (less than 1 hour’s travel from central London) by Jonathan Andrews, Andy King and Nicola O’Donnell.

Places are £550 + VAT and can be booked by emailing the Remarkable Partnerships team on team@remarkablepartnerships.com or calling Jonathan on +44 7789 871 496.

Note: An early bird price of £475 + VAT is available if you book on or before 19th September, 2022.

Trainers

Jonathan Andrews

Jonathan is a corporate partnerships specialist with 22 years’ experience. He has led successful fundraising teams at Alzheimer’s Society, Age Concern and Action for Children. At Alzheimer’s Society, his team’s fundraising income increased from £4m to £16m in four years. He has secured major corporate partnerships including BT, Bupa, Credit Suisse, Intel and Santander. He is the co-founder of Byte Night, which has raised over £12 million for Action for Children. In 2013 he created Remarkable Partnerships to help charities and companies create game-changing partnerships. He has published three industry reports and he was the project lead on corporate partnerships for the Commission on the Donor Experience. Jonathan leaves people feeling inspired and motivated to be more ambitious.

Andy King

Andy is a results-driven charity and corporate partnerships specialist. His experience ranges from starting a corporate programme from scratch at East African Playgrounds to helping deliver a headline partnership with Deutsche Bank worth £1.2 million. Andy is motivated by working with charities and companies to utilise cutting-edge tools and models to create ambitious partnerships. In 2018, he was awarded ‘Best Fundraising Newcomer’ at the National Fundraising Awards and was named in the top “25 under 35 fundraisers” by Fundraising Magazine. He is the co-founder of highly popular Fixing Fundraising podcast and Chair of Trustees at Raising Futures Kenya. Andy is a highly motivating speaker and facilitator who inspires people to collaborate to create change.

Nicola O’Donnell

Nicola is a corporate partnerships specialist with 16 years’ experience and is passionate about working with charities to create major, long-term shared-purpose corporate partnerships.  Nicola has led a successful corporate fundraising team at Rainbow Trust, increasing income from 100k to 2.1 million, securing a number of major corporate partnerships including Deutsche bank Nomura, Invesco, The Jockey Club, Cafe Rouge, and DHL.  Joining Momentum Children’s Charity, she went on to secure partnerships with ICAP, XL Catlin, Jupiter, Manulife, and Berkeley Homes.