Local recruitment: Water Industry Partnership Officer (North, Midlands and East)


North, Midlands and East Anglia, United Kingdom 🇬🇧

Job Description

Want to use your skills in stewardship to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

Join WaterAid as Water Industry Partnership Office to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you’ll be joining a 2020 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.

The WaterAid Water Industry Partnership team develop and support WaterAid’s relationships with water companies and the wider water industry in the UK.

As our friendly and approachable Partnerships Officer you will provide excellent stewardship to volunteers in the region and help to implement water industry partnerships team business plan.

We are looking for a full time Office for the North, Midlands and East Anglia region. Ideally you will be based towards the North of the region to regularly visit offices in Bradford but with the flexibility and confidence to travel across the UK as required for meetings, events and to support the wider team.

Base may be in one of our Water Industry Partner’s offices or home based, depending on location. The role will require some travel throughout the region and to our head office in London as well as attendance at events outside of normal working hours.

How to Apply:
To see the full job pack, please click ‘Apply‘.

  • Please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in a single document in either Word Document or PDF format.
  • Please confirm where you are living in the UK in your cover letter.

Applications will close at 23.59 on 05/12/2021. Shortlisting and interviews will take place on a rolling basis and the application process will close if a suitable candidate is found prior to the advertised closing date.

In this role, you will support the delivery of high quality stewardship of water industry partners as well as the delivery of volunteer-led activities and events within the partner companies

You’ll also:

* Support the delivery of campaigns
* Represent WaterAid at events and be confident speaking in public
* Maintain accurate records on WaterAid’s customer relationship management system
* Track income and ensure it is allocated correctly
* Produce timely reports to partners using engaging content and case studies

To be successful, you’ll need:
* Experience in a charity fundraising, events or customer facing role
* Endless drive, enthusiasm and ability to work flexibly and under own initiative as part of a small, remote team
* Excellent communication skills; written, verbal, presentation and face to face. Ability to communicate confidently at all levels
* Educated to A Level or equivalent, you will have the ability to initiate, implement and complete tasks to a high standard and with minimum supervision

Salary: ​​£24,977 – £26,292 (pro-rata if part time) subject to experience with excellent benefits

  • 36 days’ holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • We offer a generous pension plan with employer contribution of up to 10%
  • Wide range of flexible and agile-working arrangement
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Free annual eye tests
  • Pay as You Give charitable giving scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity and Adoption/Surrogacy pay, Shared Parental Leave and Paternity Leave
  • Sabbaticals
  • Volunteer Day

Additional Information:

WaterAid is located in Canary Wharf, London. WaterAid is open and supportive of flexibility. We are currently defining our approach to hybrid working. The right balance between office and home-based working should be agreed with your line manager. Your flexibility requirements and that of the role will be discussed at the interview stage with you.

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct. We will conduct the most appropriate pre-employment references and checks to ensure high standards are maintained.

WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality. Should you have a disability and require any additional support, please contact us at [email protected]

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Apply by 5 December, 2021