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OVERVIEW

Type
Competition

Location
London Office

Contract
1 year fixed term contract

Hours
37.5 hours per week 

Closing Date
20 August 2019 at 23:59

OUR BENEFITS

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Free barista (london office only)

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An extra day off on your birthday!

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Pension contributions

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Annual training and development contribution

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Fun coworking office space

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Employee Assistance Programme providing confidential independent help and information service for staff, available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Who we are looking for...

The Partnerships Officer is a brand new role and key member of this small team that seeks to add value to projects and programmes across the organisation. Working in the Development team they will support on a number of exciting bespoke projects.

The main purpose of the Partnerships Officer is to work with the Development team to engage new and existing key partners across departments and work streams. Assisting colleagues on the development of key pieces of partnership work that increases our effectiveness and engagement of partners and partnerships. Enabling us to continue to be innovative and forward thinking.

As a key member of the small team you will provide excellent administrative support and lead on several important projects and processes.

JOB DESCRIPTION

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not exhaustive and staff may be required to undertake other reasonable duties commensurate with the role as requested by the line manager.

  • Work with the team to develop key pieces of work, resources that add value to the organisation
  • Help the partnerships team to identify and develop new leads to help secure new funding including research
  • Assist and develop relationships with key stakeholders within existing partnerships to maximise potential
  • Consulting our young people on their ideas and interests to help shape our work and partnerships
  • Support on the organisation of events for key partners
  • Work across the charity with Fundraising, Marketing, Campaigns and Events teams to support the partnership and maximise the value and PR potential, raising awareness of the work of The Diana Award
  • Help oversee the monitoring and thank you process our digital income of donations across various platforms
  • Assist with the process of thanking donors such as schools and individuals
  • Attend and support with new pitches, presentations and meetings with external stakeholders
  • Contribute to team meetings and organisational priorities
  • Provide regular reports and presentations to communicate the success of work
  • Assistance and attendance at events as necessary
  • Provide strong administrative support to the team
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as may be required

PERSON SPECIFICATION_

SKILLS

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills or some experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Good understanding of social media platforms/willingness to learn
  • Good time management
  • Good IT skills, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

EXPERIENCE

  • Knowledge of The Diana Award and its programmes and services
  • It is desirable to have knowledge of issues affecting young people online and offline such as bullying, mental health and insight and understanding into youth and education
  • Study, interest or understanding of business is desirable
  • Involvement in any personal or professional fundraising events is desirable

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Commitment to and ability to inspire commitment to The Diana Award’s vision, values and mission
  • Personal integrity and credibility
  • A ‘can do’ attitude
  • Commitment to self-development
  • Commitment to keeping up to date with key trends/developments in the sector
  • Good judgement
  • Driven to achieve great results
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Energetic, flexible and a willingness to work outside of ‘normal’ office hours and travel across the UK 

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