Job Title: Partnership Manager
Location: Homebased in the North of England (with significant flexibility and extensive travel across the region and to other BookTrust offices).
BookTrust is the UK's largest children's reading charity. Working with every local authority and across every region in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, and supported by Arts Council funding, we reach over 3 million families a year through schools, health visitors, libraries and other partners. This incredible network helps us to get children excited about reading from an early age. We know that children who read are happier, healthier, more creative and do better at school.
This is a brilliant time to join BookTrust. We have a new strategy and a new approach to engaging with and understanding our beneficiaries. We are ambitious about developing our offer to reach more children, particularly those who are disadvantaged. We want to work even more effectively through and alongside our local authority partners so we can increase our impact and develop new partnerships to deliver new elements of our strategy.
As a BookTrust Partnership Manager, you will work flexibly across all 152 ‘top tier’ local authority areas in England to ensure and continually improve relationships with local stakeholders, the delivery of BookTrust programmes; and the impact of those programmes in the communities we serve.
To find out 'How to Apply', please go to our website. Please send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter of no more 800 wordsshowing how you meet the person specification and your motivations for applying for the role. Your covering letter should not be longer than two sides.
Closing date: 18th July 2022 at 5 pm.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity
We aim to provide an inclusive recruitment process and actively welcome applications from diverse talent pools: BAME candidates, candidates with disabilities and long-term conditions and candidates from under-represented communities.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and want to ensure we have an accessible application process for all candidates. If you need any reasonable adjustments or would like us to do anything differently during the application process, please contact our HR team (contact details can be found on our website).
In order that our equality policy is effective we carry out regular monitoring of job applicants, and we would therefore ask you to complete the equality monitoring form.This information will be kept centrally within our secure HR department, completely separate from your recruitment application form and will be used for the sole purpose of compiling statistical information. The information will be separated from the application form and will not be given to the selection panel. The completed monitoring form will be destroyed once the information given in it has been collated.
BookTrust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The recruitment and selection process reflect our commitment to safeguarding, therefore the suitability of all prospective employees will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment, with pre-employment checks.
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