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Partnerships Manager

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.

Partnerships Manager

Deadline for applications: 11PM 24 January 2022

We are now looking for a Partnerships Manager.

You will report to the Director of Partnerships. You can see how the role fits into the current Good Law Project team at the end of this job pack. 

Salary: £43,000 per annum pro rata with generous benefits including enhanced pension contribution, 25 days annual holidays plus public holidays 

Hours: 35 per week over 5 days 

Contract type: Permanent 

The role is advertised as full-time however we would be willing to consider flexible options including part-time hours. 

Location: Hybrid working with office in central London (subject to any COVID-19 restrictions) and options for flexibility to work from home

About the role

We are looking for someone 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, particularly around how the law can be used to catalyse the desire for a better world. 

The successful applicant will have a solution-focused, proactive mindset, good communications and people skills and love finding opportunities and making connections that others might not see.

We recognise that experience and skills can be gained in a variety of ways including through lived experience, personal life and professional career and welcome applications that meet the person specification through any of these.

About Good Law Project: Our mission is to achieve change through the law. We defend, define and change the law to protect the environment, uphold democracy, and ensure no one is left behind. We recognise the value of our employees, individually and collectively.  We entrust our commitment and investment in their welfare. Together, we can make a change.

Further information: Please view our job pack which includes the job description, person specification, our Good Law Project mission statement and values, and how the role fits into the current Good Law Project team. Here is the link to the job pack.

How to apply: Please send us one 3-page document consisting of:

  • your CV (max one page) 
  • your covering letter of no more than two pages outlining:
  • why you are interested in the role
  • how you meet the requirements
  • what motivates you to work at Good Law Project
  • how your skills and experience would make you a suitable candidate for this role
  • whether you consider yourself to have a disability or not
  • your desired hours and working pattern if less than 35 hours/5 days per week 
  • where you found out about the job opportunity 
  • include details of two referees
  • your availability on 3 February 2022 for interview

We ask all candidates to send their 3-page document to using the subject heading, “Partnerships Manager”.  The deadline for application is 11pm 24 January 2022.

Interview details: We intend to hold interviews for short-listed candidates via Zoom on 3 February 2022 with the likelihood of second interviews the following week. If you cannot make this date, please let us know in your covering letter. It’s important that you check your junk mail for emails from Good Law Project as well as your main inbox.

Encouragement of equal opportunity and reasonable adjustments: 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. 

We guarantee to interview all applicants who consider themselves to have a disability provided they meet the essential criteria for the role.  If this applies to you, please flag that you have a disability in your cover email and we will contact you to check if there are any adjustments or special arrangements that you need to help you with either the application process or for an interview.

We look forward to hearing from you and best of luck with your application.

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