Partnership Manager (1397) - Tenders Global

Partnership Manager (1397)

Working at Oxfam

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.


Are you an experienced relationship manager who is passionate about connecting people to the role they can play in ending poverty?


Do you have a solid understanding of how to secure funding from individual philanthropists and charitable trusts?


Do you have a proven track record of gaining audience insight and building on it to create outstanding experiences?


Are you ready to embody the values and aspirations of a culture that is safe, anti-racist, feminist and partner-led?


We are looking for a Partnership Manager who can bring Oxfam’s impact to life as we continue to evolve and adapt to the changing world.


What you’ll be doing:


In this role, you’ll manage a mixed portfolio of relationships with individuals and charitable trusts and foundations. You’ll gather and apply insight about what matters most to your audience, tailoring communications and engagement to their interests and needs to generate income and influence. In collaboration with colleagues in the UK and around the world, you will create compelling asks and outstanding stewardship that will connect supporters to the impact of their gifts. By deepening your own understanding about the power dynamics of international aid, you will play a pivotal role in helping change attitudes and expectations of best practice.


You’ll have:


We’re looking for a candidate who cares about Oxfam’s mission to end poverty and is personally aligned to the values of empowerment, accountability and inclusion in all you do. We hope you will become a role model for our feminist leadership principles.


An ideal candidate for the role will also be / have:

  • Confident communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to inspire supporters, colleagues and peers
  • Proven track record of engaging with and securing income partnerships with prospective Trusts and Foundations
  • Ability to achieve results by working in an agile way, being comfortable to make decisions consistent with our strategy and values in the face of complexity and lack of clarity.
  • Brokering, partnering and facilitation skills to enable co-creation and greater collaboration across boundaries
  • Knowledge and understanding of the sector and trends in philanthropy
  • Ability to budget and monitor income and expenditure.




We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you.


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