Trust’s Vacancy: Partnerships Manager

The Cambridge Commonwealth, European & International Trust provides the largest number of scholarships for students at the University of Cambridge, working with partners worldwide, to support students of outstanding academic merit under a variety of scholarship schemes.

The Trust wishes to appoint an experienced Partnerships Manager to manage the Trust’s relationship with its partners and identify and assess new potential partners and donors.  The post-holder will be responsible for managing the current partnerships (around 90), maintaining good relationships with the Trust’s partners, and ensuring they are kept up-to-date about their supported students.  He/she will work closely with the Director of the Trust (line manager) and the Senior Associate Director, Student Support, in identifying and researching new potential partnerships.  He/she will also work closely with the University of Cambridge Development Office in support of the campaign objectives for graduate and undergraduate scholarships. 

The successful candidate will be an experienced professional with several years’ experience managing and building partnerships. He/she will have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.  The ability to ensure effective communication with a wide range of audiences, both internationally and within the UK, as well as Trust colleagues and the University of Cambridge is essential.

The salary range for this post is point 58 - 61 of grade 9, £52,132 - £56,950 per annum.  The Trust offers 28 days holiday per annum and membership of a University pension scheme.

For further information and an informal discussion about the role please contact Helen Pennant, Director of the Trust on 01223 760608 or by e-mail.

A job description and person specification can be downloaded here.

To apply please submit a curriculum vitae, which should include the names of two referees, and a supporting statement outlining how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the job description and person specification by e-mail to Breeda O'Leary.

The closing date for completed applications is Thursday at 17:00, 28 February 2019.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 12 March 2019.