Head of Strategic Partnerships


Hours: 35 p/week
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £50,000 p/a
Location: London, NW3

Closing Date: 18 September (12:00 BST)
Interviews: TBC

About Us:

Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting is the world’s only movement for every girl and any girl because we believe that each of them deserves to be the best they can be. Free to make what they want from the Movement, girls learn by doing, make friends and have fun. In safe, local spaces, girls develop the skills and attitudes to change themselves, their communities and our world.

The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) keeps the global Movement thriving, united and growing. We support our Member Organisations in 150 countries and giving some of their almost 10 million individual Girl Guides and Girl Scouts the opportunity to develop their leadership skills, speak out on issues that are important to them and make changes in their communities and countries.

About the Role:

Working with both new and existing donors, this exciting opportunity will lead a newly formed team to generate new income that can help our members to achieve these ambitions and so enable life-changing opportunities for girls and young women around the world.

This unique role leads a mixed discipline team, which includes fundraisers and programme/membership specialists, who will build excellent working relationships with MOs across our network. Together our Member Organisations represent 10 million girls and young women around the world.

As well as financial targets, this will role will work towards achieving non-financial measures, such as the alignment of funding opportunities to strategic needs and increased access for a wider range of MOs.

About You:

As a successful candidate, you will have significant experience in devising and implementing strategies to generate income from strategic & corporate partnerships.

You will be adept at building and maintaining long-term relationships with influential key stakeholders.

You will have be goals orientated with a good track record of budget management and delivering agreed fundraising targets

The ideal candidate will have a ‘can-do’ attitude, excellent interpersonal skills, be highly organised, team-oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Fluency in written and spoken English is essential, with knowledge of other languages desirable but not essential.

What you can expect from us

  • 26 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Flexible working
  • 5% Generous Matched Pension Contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assisted Programme (EAP)

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please download the recruitment pack and submit your cover letter & CV online via our recruitment portal.

We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.

If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our Human Resources team to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original time frame.

A Note for Recruitment Agencies:

We prefer to hire people directly and have a preferred supplier list in place. We will be in touch if we need you.

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