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.

The Associate Director for Partnerships 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 businesses. 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.

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Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Recruiting new partners
  • Working with the Partnerships Director to manage our pipeline of possible business and school partners
  • Keeping our database of contacts and leads updated and with clear prioritisation
  • Work with the Partnerships Director on the implementation and development of a strategy to recruit new partners in-line with the 2018/19 fundraising goals
  • Being the first point of contact for new business partnerships
  • Following up leads resulting from introductions from our current partners, website enquiries and introductions from our Board and network of supporters
  • Leading campaigns to recruit new school and corporate partners
  • Ensuring the creation of tailored materials and content for our business and school partners
  • Leading pitches and presentations to potential partners
  • Managing and retaining existing partners
  • Ensuring we are supporting and adding value to our existing school and business partnerships
  • Working with the Partnerships Associate to oversee the delivery of email and online updates as well as tailored materials to our partners
  • Leading campaigns to engage and retain existing partners
  • Delivering face-to-face updates/assemblies both here in the UK and overseas
  • Communicating regularly with partners, supporting their fundraising and ensuring they meet their pledges

Experience in all of these areas is desired but not essential; training and support for the right candidate to quickly learn specific skills will be provided.  

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