Vauxhall, Greater London
Circa £35,000 per year
Contract, 10 Months Fixed Term Contract, Full-time
Job description

About the Role

We have ambitious targets to grow our flagship Change 100 programme and we are seeking a proactive and target-driven individual to join the team and help us achieve our vision.  Change 100 is a talent programme that supports the UK’s top employers to provide 3-month paid internship opportunities for disabled students and graduates, enabling them to create more inclusive workplaces.

As Employer Relationship Manager you will be responsible for overseeing a pipeline of employer partners ensuring high levels of partner satisfaction, sales portfolio growth and retention of clients. This role will have a primary focus on increasing engagement from across the public sector (NHS trusts, local authorities, civil service, education etc). You will lead on our employer engagement campaign for this group, ensuring we have a presence at relevant conferences and events, as well as involvement with professional networks and disability forums.

Through working closely with our corporate partnerships team and training & consultancy team, you will also play a key role in the development of our employer offer thinking strategically about how we can strengthen our partnerships beyond Change 100.

About You

You will have demonstrable experience of securing partnerships and have the skills required to secure support through confidently conveying the messages and ethos of Change 100 and Leonard Cheshire, inspiring, motivating and winning over your audience.

You will be adept at generating and managing a pipeline of clients/employers, and a proven track record of relationship management.  You will also have demonstrable experience of generating high levels of customer satisfaction and retention.

The right candidate will have the skills to swiftly establish and maintain effective relationships and hit the ground running. In return we can promise a flexible and fun work environment with a strong emphasis on teamwork and skills development.

We seek candidates with a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire who are excited by this opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people with a disability.

About Leonard Cheshire

Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability.  We are the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services for people with disabilities.  This is an exciting time to join us as we launch our new brand and grow our reach across communities.

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community and this role will be considered as part-time or as a job share.

What we offer

  • Fair and competitive pay rates
  • A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with additional life cover
  • Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave
  • Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates
  • A Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk. A satisfactory disclosure check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post. References will be obtained for all roles.

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed.

* No agencies please *     

More about Leonard Cheshire

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Refreshed on: 04 November 2021
Closed date: 11 November 2021
Job ref: 8157
Tags: Communications, PR, Business Development