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Partnerships and Development Officer

Location: Northern Ireland

Industry: Charity & 3rd Sector

Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum

Contacts: Caila Cunningham, caila.c@honeycomb.jobs

Job Ref: BBBH43211

Expiry date: 2023-07-06


Honeycomb are delighted to be partnering with a highly reputable charity that are dedicated to stopping the harm, abuse, and exploitation of older people across the UK in the recruitment for a Partnerships and Development Officer. This is a full time 12-month ongoing contract working fully from home.

Your Package/Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary £32,000
  • Fully remote role, with the potential for a N.I. office in the next 2 years.
  • Flexible working (35) hours Monday - Friday
  • Internal growth opportunities and the ability to gain new skills.

The company:

The charity is the voice for older people at risk. With more than 25 years experience and expertise, their mission is to listen, advise and support vulnerable older people and all those affected throughout the UK. They are striving to create an environment where safer ageing is guaranteed for all.

What would a typical day look like for you?

  • This is an extremely varied role with a range of responsibilities.
  • Play a key part in shaping the charity's development model, financially and through relationship building - working closely with the External Affairs and Parliamentary Manager.
  • Part of a UK wide team working with the Deputy Chief Executive to support programmes, performance, policy, communications, and fundraising.
  • Partnerships - Generate impactful partnerships in N.I. and Scotland from charities, councils to MPs and private bodies. Creating referral pathways, raising awareness, building links, and identifying opportunities for partnerships.
  • Development and Income Generation - Work with Fundraising team to ensure database is kept updated, draft monitoring reports, work to agreed fundraising targets and identify opportunities for income generation, sponsorship, and consultancy.
  • Policy, Campaigns and Communications - Work with the Policy team to implement effective campaigning in-nation. Provide guidance to social policy makers, appropriate politicians, support the drafting of briefings to produce robust evidence-based material for submission to government and other statutory bodies. Represent the charity, coordinate NI and Scotland events as means of raising awareness.
  • General - Support meetings of the Advisory Committee in NI and Scotland, ensure all databases are fit for purpose, giving regular support to staff. Providing advice in line with the charities policy. Must maintain confidentiality and observe requirements of the Data Protection Act along with the charity's legislation at all times.

Person Specification

  • Degree level educated or equivalent
  • Ability to communicate persuasive and concise narrative to deadlines
  • Experience of the challenges of a third sector role
  • Thorough understanding of abuse in either an age-related context or from another vulnerable characteristic
  • Demonstrate excellent understanding of partnership building, relationship managing and the ability to network
  • Ability to organise events such as large meetings, seminars or community-based events

Personal Qualities

  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Self-motivated, proactive individual who can work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to handle emotionally challenging case studies and deliver them in a passionate and cohesive manner
  • Organisational skills and good time-keeping

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up-to-date CV via the link provided or contact Caila Cunningham at Honeycomb on 028 9620 7050.

If you have a disability which means you require assistance at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact us directly to discuss. Honeycomb is committed to providing equality of opportunity to all.

Even if this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit Honeycomb to view a wide selection of our current jobs.

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