Interim Director of Strategic Partnerships



  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Not for Profit

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    25 September 2019

  • Client


Ref: GSi58752

Interim Director of Strategic Partnerships

Our client is a progressive Not for Profit organisation, who supports the growth and development of businesses within the UK by linking business communities together to share market intelligence and best practice. They are looking to appoint an Interim Director of Strategic Partnerships to support a period of Maternity leave for the next 12 months.

Working directly to the CEO, the Strategic Partnerships Director will be responsible for building a set of partner propositions that will support customer acquisition and other potential broader commercial opportunities. The role will involve activating partner channels, ranging from banks and technology providers through to business support organisations and advisory firms.  This opportunity will require a collaborative approach, someone who is credible at Board level, with strong influencing skills. You will also have a proven track record of managing a complex portfolio of projects at any one time, as well as managing a small team who will support the client/account management function. You will be a strategic thinker with a strong business development background in either the Commercial or the Not for Profit sector.

This opportunity will be based in Central London and may require some UK travel, with an immediate start based on a Fixed Term Contract for 12 months on a salary of £120K. If this opportunity is of interest to you, please forward your updated CV to Please note only relevant candidates will be contacted for this role.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

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Contact details
Sophie Younger: 07384 810 211