New Partnerships Officer

Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP)
London, United Kingdom
Position Type: 
Full-Time
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)
Apply By: 
16 January 2017

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Location: London, UK

Full-time, permanent, 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £28,000 – £32,000 per annum depending on experience

Closing date: Monday 16 January 2017 at 9am

The New Partnerships Officer will support the Head of Funding to implement WSUP’s income growth and partnerships diversification strategy from corporates, trusts and foundations and high net worth individuals (HNWIs) while contributing to engendering a business development culture across the organisation.

This role will play a central part in WSUP’s growth and achievement of its overall objectives, and help us significantly increase and diversify our income base through provocative engagement with corporates, trusts and foundations and HNWIs. With a new Business Plan in place, the New Partnerships Officer will work closely with the Director of Partnerships & Development and Head of Funding to sustain and develop core and programmatic support for WSUP through proactive lead generation and active solicitation, cultivation and stewardship of new business from potential partners.

The role presents an incredibly exciting opportunity for a commercially astute, ambitious, proactive, energetic and results-driven individual with an appetite for targets, hunting new business and closing deals.

The post holder will be a proven self-starter with a keen eye for detail and a persuasive communications style looking to join a fast-paced, successful international development organisation. The post holder will have a proven track record of generating income from prestigious and diverse donor segments and will bring to the role energy, enthusiasm, resilience and a ‘can-do’ attitude, with the ability to inspire people into action.

You must have the right to work in UK at the time of application. Please attach your completed CV and covering letter by Monday 16 January at 9am. In your covering letter, please refer to the criteria in the person specification and provide evidence with examples of  how you meet the requirements of the role. Returning an equal opportunities form is optional.

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Interview date:  Monday 23 or Wednesday 25 January 2017

New Partnerships Officer – Job Description