Salary: £34,241 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours

Closing Date: 6 August 2021

Interview Dates: 23 & 24 August 2021

Location: Home based with regular travel

(Please note that due to Covid-19 all our interviews are taking place virtually for the foreseeable future).

Are you looking for a role where your skills can directly benefit tens of thousands of families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people?  Would you like to join a team that is determined to continue to provide vital services to those in need during these unprecedented times?

The role

As Partner Engagement Manager you will promote and develop the work of Family Fund in its reach to families and its profile within the disability sector in England. You will proactively work with a wide range of public, private and third sector organisations to ensure Family Fund’s strategy is understood and mutually beneficial relationships are formed. You will seek out opportunities which allow Family Fund to achieve its key priorities, deliver added value for funders, and secure positive outcomes for our beneficiaries.

You will also be acknowledged as a senior Family Fund representative across the disability sector, deputising for the Group CEO, or Directors on committees and at events as required. You will build effective partnerships and proactively develop activities with key organisations across public, private and third sectors.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that Family Fund’s profile remains high amongst key organisations.
  • Promoting the support offered by Family Fund to support demand generation, including targeted work in relation to our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion objectives.
  • Being Family Fund’s key point of contact for all partners and stakeholders in England.
  • Engage in sector working groups and consortia to help secure improved support for families raising disabled children.

About you

For this role you will need to have experience of presenting to external stakeholders and representing an organisation in a professional capacity.  Experience of managing budgets and delivering projects is also required.

To be successful in this role you will need to be self-motivated and be able to motivate a team.  You must be flexible, adaptable and resilient to work demands and change. This post is home based with regular travel.

How to apply

If you are interested please send your CV and a covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification to [email protected]

For more information, please download the job description for the role. 

About us

Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families on low incomes raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.  Last year, we provided 150,000 grants or services to families across the UK.  We are continuing to adapt to the impact of Covid-19 and are doing everything we can to ensure we provide this essential grant support when it is needed the most.

Our commitment to inclusion, equality and diversity

Family Fund are committed to staff development whilst offering excellent benefits, including flexi-time, competitive annual leave entitlement, a contributory pension scheme and above all a professional, fun working environment where a positive work-life balance is encouraged.

Family Fund is a Disability Confident Employer and all disabled applicants who demonstrate that they meet the minimum requirements for the role will be asked to attend an interview.  If you have a disability and are happy to inform us, please highlight this in your covering letter (please note that you are under no obligation to inform us).