Greater Manchester
£33400 - £39500 Per Annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Regional Partnerships Manager

Do you have a proven track record in sales and networking and a desire to see children released from poverty? Does the opportunity to combine both sound like the dream job for you? We have an exciting opportunity for a Regional Partnerships Manager to establish, build, maintain and grow key relationships with existing and potential Church Partners within a Christian organisation.

Position: Regional Partnerships Manager

Location: Greater Manchester area with extensive travel within the region

Salary: £33,400 - £39,500

Hours: 35 hours per week over a flexible working pattern with some Sunday working

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: Enhanced pension scheme with 10% employer contribution, equivalent of 5 normal working weeks' annual leave a year, plus normal bank holidays, Dental Insurance, Income Protection and Group Life cover on appointment.

Closing Date: 17th May at 12pm

Interview Date: 25th or 26th May

The charity’s Partnerships Department fosters relationships with key existing and prospective partners and is committed to growing the number of children in developing countries who benefit from the organisations sponsorship programme and the number of communities that benefit from its Beyond Sponsorship funding programmes. The team is passionate about releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name, is committed to achieving ambitious growth objectives in a timely manner and cultivating long-term relationships that aide the mission.

About the Role

As a Regional Partnerships Manager, you’ll work within the Partnerships Department to establish, build, maintain and grow relationships with existing and potential Church Partners to manage local events in order to maximise the opportunities from these partnerships and to achieve regional acquisition objectives.

You will work in collaboration with volunteers, the philanthropy and events team to maximise impact. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Actively maintain and promote the organisations Christian ethos and values
  • Maximise the number of child sponsorships from churches and local events
  • Work collaboratively across the organisation to effectively meet objectives

To ensure good stewardship of the charity’s resources, preference will be given to those located within the Greater Manchester area.

About You

To flourish as Regional Partnerships Manager, you’ll need:

  • Sales experience
  • Excellent networking experience
  • To be a confident and effective public speaker
  • An understanding of the aspirations of church leaders
  • Core office/administrative skills
  • A full driving licence with car

You must be personally committed to the Christian faith and be able to respect, uphold and work within our client’s Christian mission, values, culture and faith statements.

You will represent and speak on behalf of a Christian charity and as such the Occupational Requirement for an active Christian faith is justified under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1, clause 3.

Please note the charity can only consider applicants who presently have the right to work in the UK

Other roles you may have experience of could include Partnerships, Corporate Partnerships, Development, Business Development, Funding, Sponsorship, Faith, Christian, Strategic Partnerships, Partnership Development, Church, Impact Manager, Philanthropy Manager, Volunteer, Volunteer Manager, Sales Manager, Account Manager, Sales Executive, Christian, Innovation, Income Generation, Income, Growth, Major Giving, Major Donor, Bid, Individual Giving, Campaign, Brand, Communication, Charity, Not for Profit, Non Profit.

Posted on: 29 April 2021
Closed date: 17 May 2021
Job ref: 2274
Tags: Campaigning, Business Development