Hours: Part time, 21 hours per week (flexible working pattern with some Sunday working)
Salary: £20,040 per annum actual (within full-time grade £33,400 – £39,500 pa)
Regions: Yorkshire, North West, East Midlands, South Wales, North London, South West and Northern Ireland.
Employ your sales and marketing experience, public speaking ability and an understanding of the aspirations of church leaders to make a real and lasting difference.
Compassion UK is a leading Christian child development charity. Our work is Christ-centred, church-based and child-focused working through the local church in 25 of the poorest countries.
At the heart of Compassion’s ministry is a relentless passion to act on our faith and empower every child left vulnerable by poverty: a purpose embodied in the phrase ‘Releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name’.
Our Partnership Teams sit within our Partnerships Department which fosters relationships with key existing and prospective partners and is committed to growing the number of children in developing countries who benefit from Compassion’s ministry.
About the role
We are growing our Partnership Team and are recruiting for a number of Partnership Managers. The regions include; Yorkshire, North West, East Midlands, South Wales, North London, South West and Northern Ireland.
As a Partnerships Manager, you’ll work within the Partnerships Department to establish, build, maintain and grow relationships with existing and potential Church Partners to manage local events in order to maximise the opportunities from these partnerships and to achieve regional acquisition objectives. You will work in collaboration with volunteers, the philanthropy and events team to maximise impact.
Actively maintain and promote Compassion UK’s Christian Ethos and Values;
Maximise the number of child sponsorships from within designated area from churches and local events;
Work collaboratively across CUK to effectively meet objectives;
Assist the effective working of the Regional Partnerships Department.
To flourish in this role, you’ll need:
Sales and marketing experience essential with a proven track record of sales achievement and the ability to generate opportunities and manage relationships
An understanding of the aspirations of church leaders and the challenges they face in their ministries
To be a confident and effective public speaker
Educated to at least A level standard and/or be able to show relevant work-based experience in a results driven organisation
Core office/administrative skills. You must be fluent in English and competent in written and numerical work, with experience of basic office systems such as Microsoft Office.
A full driving licence with car (mileage expenses paid)
It would help (but isn’t essential) to have:
A proven track record of excellent persuasive telephone skills
The role requires a personal commitment to the Christian faith and a deep connection to Compassion’s ministry to children and alignment with CUK’s cultural attributes. Good time-management and proactive relationship building skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team, you’ll need to be creative, innovative and flexible, perform to a high standard and be willing and able to undertake periodic overseas travel. All these attributes are essential for the role.
Location & Benefits
This is a permanent part-time, home-based role working 21 hours per week over a flexible working pattern with some Sunday working.
Generous benefits include 10% employer pension contribution, 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, Group Life and Income Protection cover on appointment and private healthcare and dental cover on successful completion of probationary period.
As we would like to be good stewards of Compassion’s money and aid the reduction in travelling time, preference will be given to those that are based in or close to the following postcodes: Yorkshire – YO, North West – M, East Midlands – LE, South Wales – CF/NP/NPT, North London – EN/HA/NW/N, South West – BS/BA/SN, Northern Ireland – BT.
The closing date for completed applications is Monday 20th May 2019.
First Interviews: w/c 3rd June 2019
First interviews will be via video call and Second interview (location will be in or near the region in which you have applied for).
Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies. Late applications may be considered.
To Apply and for More Information:
If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the apply button and follow the instructions on our website.
Please note that we cannot consider applicants who do not presently have the right to work in the UK.
Compassion is a child-focused ministry; we believe every child should be known, loved and protected. One area of the interview will explore your personal commitment to child protection. A satisfactory basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be a requirement once a conditional offer of employment is made to successful candidates.
No agencies please.