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Job reference

REQ000714

Date posted

24/01/2024

Application closing date

10/03/2024

Location

Woking

Salary

£42,573 - £46,000

Package

Hybrid Working

Contractual hours

35

Basis

Full time

Job category/type
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Senior Partnership Manager

Job description
This is a UK based contract and as such, you are required to have the Right to Work in the UK. Evidence of your Right to Work will be checked prior to interview.

If you have extensive experience of leading strategic partnerships and a good understanding of how charities / NGOs interface with the corporate sector, this is a rare opportunity to use your expertise to save our planet. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world. And at WWF UK we are focussed on doing something about it, but we know we cannot succeed alone. An essential part of our strategy is to collaborate with business and partners to catalyse action, change hearts and minds and create solutions in the fight for our world.

As Senior Partnership Manager, you will take responsibility for overseeing one of our largest and most impactful partnerships. This will include providing day to day leadership and strategic management to ensure the partnerships delivers against ambitious impact, income, advocacy and conservation objectives. You will ensure that effective partnership governance mechanisms are in place and that the wider WWF network is aware of partnership achievements and updates. You will also develop strong relationships with key stakeholders in our corporate partners across all levels and functions and will collaborate with colleagues across WWF-UK and our international network.

You must have extensive experience of leading strategic partnerships and a good understanding of how charities / NGOs interface with the corporate sector. Used to engaging and networking at a CEO and Director level, you will possess excellent negotiation, influencing and diplomacy skills. You will have a firm understanding of conservation and sustainability issues and trends too. Corporate fundraising experience would be an advantage and in particular, experience of working with the finance sector.

Naturally warm and enthusiastic, you will possess excellent networking, relationship-building communication and presentation skills. You will be a strong project manager, who enjoys strategic planning and working in a collaborative environment. Line management experience is recommended but not essential.

Join us:

If you have the ability to deliver impact, income, advocacy, programmatic and communications objectives, we’d love to hear from you. Please click on the link and apply via our website by submitting a copy of your up-to-date CV and Supporting Statement to highlight what makes you a good fit for us.

WWF UK are committed to an inclusive and accessible recruitment process. As a Disability Confident Employer, we acknowledge that some candidates may require additional support to overcome barriers experienced during the application process. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application or interview, please reach out to the Talent Acquisition team via recruitment@wwf.org.uk

Our policies and benefits reflect the importance of people being able to have a good work-life balance and being able to bring their ‘full self’ to work.

Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We are looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources. We need you to join us in the fight for our world.