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Director of Partnerships

The deadline to apply for this position has now closed. We are currently reviewing applications and will be in touch with successful candidates regarding the next stage. We received a large number of applications for this position and so, unfortunately, will not be able to reply to individuals who have been unsuccessful.

About Good Law Project

We are a small and young organisation but we have been expanding quickly, with increasingly prominent and successful legal cases: we had a primary role in overturning the prorogation of Parliament 21 months ago and have more recently been shining a bright light on the Government’s award of PPE contracts and jobs to friends and associates. We raise funds directly from the public for our work in the public interest and operate on a not for profit basis. We are brave, honest, and decisive – those are Good Law Project’s values.

We are now looking for a Director of Partnerships who can imagine a future in which discrete communities cohere around what they have in common and who also has the skills to bring that world closer. We want to extend our reach in civil society through forming, strengthening and diversifying partnerships and collaborations, all in service of our mission of using the law for a better world.

We envisage partnering with organisations who work with communities or on issues in which we have a shared interest, who have particular operational strengths Good Law Project lacks, or who deliver functions Good Law Project would like to promote, including in particular around how the law can be used to catalyse the desire for a better world. You will report to our Executive Director. You can see how the role fits into the current Good Law Project team here.

  • Salary: £60,000 per annum with generous benefits including enhanced pension contribution
  • Hours: 35 per week over 5 days
  • Contract type: permanent after completion of 3 months’ probation
  • Location: Remote currently due to COVID-19; ultimately working in central London with some flexibility.

The successful applicant will be an experienced and trusted senior manager, likely in the NGO sector, with a proven track record of managing and delivering ambitious projects. They will have the remit to recruit a small team to help with delivery. They would also be expected to help shape the ongoing work of Good Law Project more generally.

You can read the full job description and person specification here.

To apply, please submit the following to with the subject line “Director of Partnerships”.

  • One document consisting of your CV (maximum 1 page) with a covering letter (maximum two pages) outlining why you are interested in the role, what motivates you to work at Good Law Project and how your skills and experience would make you a suitable candidate for this role.
  • Details of two referees.

Deadline for applications: 23.59 on Monday 23 August 2021

We intend to hold final panel interviews for short-listed candidates via Zoom in the week of 6 September 2021. If there are any dates you cannot make that week, please let us know when you apply.

We welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability (physical or learning), LGBT or relationship status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex or social class. We particularly welcome applications from BAME candidates and/or those with lived experience of disadvantage.

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