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Corporate Partnerships Assistant

Liverpool, Merseyside (Hybrid)
£24,131 - £28,633 per year
Part-time (22.5 hours per week (flexible working))
Job description

Job Title: Corporate Partnerships Assistant

Reporting To: Corporate Partnerships Manager

Salary: £24,131 - £28,633 (Pro rata - £14,478 – £17,179)

Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Location: Alder Hey, Liverpool (Hybrid)

Closing date: Thursday 7th December 2023

Interview dates: Either Thursday 14th or Thursday 21st December 2023

Job Purpose: This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy corporate partnerships team. The postholder will work closely with the Corporate Partnerships Manager and wider Charity team to deliver the corporate strategy.

Areas of support include management of incoming enquiries, team support for events, administration tasks for the team and supporting corporate partners.

Main Duties/Tasks

Income Generation & Stewardship

  • Provide administrative support for the Corporate Partnerships Team including:

- processing and sending out of personalised thank you letters

- dealing with incoming enquiries in conjunction with our operations team

- securing auction/raffle prizes

- ensuring the charity’s supporter database is kept accurate and up to date

  • Help ensure relevant pages on the charity’s website are kept up-to-date and work with the wider team to enhance those pages.

  • Support the development and enhancement of supporter journeys.

  • Co-ordinate diaries and facilitating the organisation of meetings and events.

  • Supporting the team with events such as Dragon Boat festival, Golf Day and Christmas Light Switch On and hospital tours for donors/potential donors.

  • Support in the development of marketing assets both digital and non-digital. This could include including copywriting, editing, and proofreading.

  • Monitor marketing resources, such as leaflets, to ensure stock levels are maintained.

  • Some management of corporate partnerships with a value between £5000-£10,000, as agreed with Corporate Partnerships Manager.

  • Assist with the arrangements to ensure that all donors receive outstanding stewardship to establish long term commitment to the Charity.

  • Attend presentations and charity days to speak about the charity from time to time.

  • Undertake other duties which may be designated from time to time by the Senior Team to achieve the Charity’s objectives, including representing the department on occasions, functions and events as required.

Other Duties

  • Be an outstanding advocate for Alder Hey Children’s Charity in line with the core values of the organisation.

  • Be an active and supportive member of the Alder Hey Children’s Charity team, contributing to the team’s development and working collaboratively with colleagues and volunteers. Attend and support on events run by the fundraising teams where required.

  • Gain and maintain in-depth knowledge and understanding of the charity’s work, priorities and future plans and act as a spokesperson for the Charity when required, including representing at external events as appropriate.

  • Any other reasonable duties as required by your line manager.

Person Specification

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience


  • Previous proven administrative experience, ideally in a Fundraising environment, either as a professional or as a volunteer.

  • Experience of implementing efficient administrative systems in a fast-paced working environment.

  • Strong administrative, organisational and research skills, including a good understanding of Microsoft Office packages including spreadsheets.

  • The ability to prioritise demanding workloads and to work to deadlines.

  • A flexible team player.


  • Experience in a fundraising and/or customer service role.

  • Experience of using a database.

  • Understanding of the principles behind charitable giving.

Skills & Attributes


  • The ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts both inside and outside the Charity and Trust.

  • The ability to work cooperatively with colleagues across the Charity to successfully deliver the fundraising strategy.

  • Self-motivated and positive attitude with the ability to work under pressure and prioritise in a busy environment.

  • Ability to work in a logical and organised manner.

  • Experienced in dealing with people from all backgrounds and all ages.

  • Excellent written and verbal skills, attention to detail and a problem solver.

  • The ability to communicate with empathy and a respect for confidentiality.

  • A thorough understanding of the principles of supporter (customer) care.

  • Commitment to principles of equality, diversity and collaborative working.


  • Experienced in a busy working environment

Additional Requirements


  • Strong interest in working for a children’s health charity.

  • An understanding of and commitment to the values of Alder Hey Children’s Charity.

  • Willingness to get involved with activities across the Charity.

  • High standards of personal conduct, honesty and integrity.

  • Respect for and ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • The ability to communicate sensitively and appropriately with donors, including families of children treated in the hospital.


  • Willingness to occasionally work outside of normal office hours.

Note: This job description is intended to outline the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not exhaustive and may be subject to change or modification as required by the needs of Alder Hey Children's Charity.

Our Values Here at Alder Hey Children’s Charity, our values guide the way in which we work. By being courageous, working together, being passionate about our work, and making sure that we are creative in what we do, helps us to deliver the support necessary so that our Hospital can continue to deliver the very best care for our young patients and their families. Our values are:

Courage: we try new things and take risks to innovate and drive forward new ideas. We have the courage to speak up and take a stance. We are accountable, responsive and responsible. We are unstoppable.

Together: we work together as one team, sharing our knowledge and learning. We work in partnership with patients, families, supporters and colleagues. We are respectful, celebrate diversity and empower each other to achieve our aims.

Passion: we are passionate about what we do and why we do it. We work together to share and grow. We inspire others.

Magical: we are fun, creative and child led. We create special moments, provide little extras and go further for our brave young patients.

Alder Hey Children’s Charity will make every endeavour to make any reasonable adjustments for applicants who require assistance in carrying out their duties due to a disability. Alder Hey Children’s Charity is committed to equal opportunities and positively welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Alder Hey Children’s Charity is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. The post holder may be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure check.

Please include a cover letter alongside your CV.

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Posted on: 21 November 2023
Closed date: 07 December 2023 at 15:00
Job ref: Corporate Partnerships Assistant
Tags: Admin, Fundraising

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