Date Added: 6 May 2020
: 26 May 2020
Job Title: Partnerships Officer
Working For: Institute for Government
Salary: £26,000-£30,000 depending on skills and experience
The Institute for Government is currently inviting applications for a Partnerships Officer (Job Reference: DEV2007). Reporting to the Director of Partnerships and Development, you will help achieve the Institute’s external funding targets by offering project and administrative support to the partnerships team, including in planning the IfG’s annual party conference programme and supporting delivery of the IfG’s high level political events throughout the year.
The successful candidate will be confident in managing relationships with internal clients and external partners, and in preparing funding reports for the Board, senior management and team more widely. They will also be responsible for diary management, taking minutes, providing support in researching and drafting funding proposals and agreements, as well as liaising with the finance team to ensure that invoices are raised for funded projects. The right applicant will be meticulous in keeping track of the funding opportunities generated by the team, and in maintaining an up to date funding pipeline used to inform internal reports.
We are looking for someone who wants to develop their career at the Institute. Over time, there is scope for the role to grow, allowing the applicant to take on direct responsibility for partnerships and revenue generation.
The candidate will have a deep interest in politics and current affairs and in the Institute's work in improving the effectiveness of government. Ideally, they will have at least 1-2 years’ experience of working in politics or public affairs. Commercial or fundraising experience is also desirable. The successful applicant will quickly pick up an understanding of the Institute's programmes and culture to be able to work closely with the partnerships team to support the realisation of the Institute’s fundraising strategy.
Closing Date: 26 May 2020
The deadline for applications is 12pm on 26th May 2020.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview in the first two weeks of June. This is also a possibility of a second interview stage.
To apply for this role, please download the job application pack from our website at https://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/job/partnerships-officer, which gives more information about the role, and complete our online application form (the link for which is included in the application pack).