Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full-Time, 35 hours per week
Closing Date: 23:59 on Tuesday 28th September 2021
Salary: £29,150 - £34,000
Our Public Sector Partnerships team are looking for someone who’s an influential networker and enthusiastic to become the new Public Sector Partnerships Manager for London & South East England!
In this key role, you will proactively cultivate and manage a programme of regular liaison with local and regional public sector funders and partners through meetings and briefings in order to provide The Trust with intelligence leading to new income and partnership opportunities. You'll also prepare, develop and co-ordinate applications for grants and other public sector funding opportunities, as well as identifying new and existing national, regional and local funding sources of public sector income and build active partnerships with key public and voluntary sector agencies to increase the local presence and visibility of The Prince’s Trust.
This role is perfect for you if you are an experienced individual with an understanding of what influences funding agendas in the public sector. You will be a strong communicator with the ability to relate with personal credibility with senior personnel in the public, private and voluntary sectors.
You will have excellent written communication skills, with the ability to develop detailed proposals, presentations and budgets. You should also be able to demonstrate that you understand the challenges that face disadvantaged young people in their area and have good networks with key political and commercial players therein. You will also have an enthusiasm and passion for the work of The Prince’s Trust and a conviction to deliver high positive outcomes for the young people The Trust supports.
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Why we need Public Sector Partnerships Managers:
Last year, we helped more than 70,000 young people, with three in four young people on our programmes, move into work, education or training.
The young people we help face a range of challenges, such as unemployment, mental health issues or some have been in trouble with the law. Our job is to inspire and support young people, to help them reach their potential so that they can thrive and society can prosper.
We believe all young people should have the chance to succeed, and that young people are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us.
Perks for working at The Trust:
- Great holiday package! 30 days annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays. Office closure the days between Christmas and New Year
- Fantastic Family leave! Receive 13 weeks full pay and 13 weeks half pay for maternity and adoption leave. Receive 8 weeks full pay for paternity leave.
- Flexible working! Where operationally possible, you can work hours to fit in with, school hours or care arrangements for example and you can also work from home.
- Interest-free season ticket loans
- Benefits platform! Everything from health and financial wellbeing support to discounts on your favourite restaurants, shops and cinemas
- In-house learning platform! Develop your skills for your career and your role
- The Trust will contribute 5% of your salary to the Trust Pension Scheme
- You can volunteer for and/or attend events – music festivals, The Prince’s Trust Awards, active events etc.
- Generous life assurance cover (4 x annual salary)
Here at The Prince's Trust, we're committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We want to be an organisation that's representative of the communities we serve, which is why we strive for diversity of age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity and perspective. Our goal is to create an environment where everyone, from any background, can be themselves and do the best work of their lives.
We’re a Stonewall Diversity Champion and we are an employer that is Disability Confident. Our staff, volunteers and young people are supported by PT CAN (our Cultural Awareness Network), PT GEN (Gender Equality Network), PT DAWN (Disability & Wellbeing Network) and Pulse (LGBT Network). For more information, click here.
The Prince's Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of this commitment, we undertake basic disclosure checks in accordance with the Codes of Practice for all roles within the Trust, and for our roles working directly with young people, at an enhanced level. Having a criminal record will not automatically exclude applicants.
A NOTE FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES:
We prefer to hire people directly, but we do have a preferred supplier list for when we need a helping hand. We'll be in touch directly if we need you!
Req ID: 1035