Associate Director for Partnerships (London)

United World Schools is recruiting for the exciting position of Associate Director for Partnerships. This will be a new role in the UWS Core Team, and one that will be key to deliver our growth and long-term sustainability.

Job Title: Associate Director for Partnerships, reporting to the Partnerships Director

Location: Central London

Job Type: Full time role.

Package: £30-£35k, dependent on skills and experience, plus pension contribution. A slightly higher salary would be considered for an exceptional/experienced candidate.

Role Summary:

This role will oversee the creation of new partnerships with both schools and businesses, as well as developing the relationship with our existing partners.

UWS relies on donations to allow us to do our work. We raise donations from a number of sources: trusts and foundations, individuals, school partners, and business. It is essential that all of our partners are able to understand the impact that their fundraising is having on the lives of some of the world’s poorest children.

The role will be varied and include overseas travel to see UWS schools and meet with some of our international partners.

This is a new role, and for the right candidate it will offer opportunities for further development and the chance to work across the charity.

Please take a look at our application pack for further details of the job description, person specification, and how to apply:

UWS Associate Director for Partnerships, Job Pack August 17_final.pptx (2) (1)

Applying for the role

To apply for this position, please send a comprehensive CV and a supporting statement of no more than 2 pages.

Please ensure that your application fully addresses the appointment criteria in the person specification and that you have the right to work and remain in the UK.

You should give the names, positions, organisations and telephone contact numbers of two referees, one of whom should be your current/most recent employer.

References will only be taken once your express permission has been granted.

Applications should be made via email to Susanna Worth, Partnerships Associate, s[email protected]

UWS are an equal opportunities employer


Please contact us as soon as possible if you are interested in the role. Applications close 1st October 2017 with initial telephone interviews later that week. We are currently holding the 11th and 13th October for final interviews.

The start date is flexible but ideally no later than December 2017.

If you would like an informal chat with Jack Clark the Partnerships Director to discuss the role in more detail, please let Susanna know. Initial interviews will be via a telephone call followed by a final round face-to-face interview.


If you have queries on any aspect of the appointment process, need additional information or wish to have an informal discussion, please contact Susanna and find a time to speak with someone from the team.