Partnerships Operations Manager

Reporting to: co-director of Partnerships



Salary: c.£40,000

Purpose of the role

The Earthshot Prize has an impressive, high-profile range of high-value partnerships. The Partnerships Operations Manager will run the administrative and operational elements of these in order to ensure the highest level of relationship management and enable colleagues to focus on securing new relationships.

This will be a varied role, including:

  • Drawing up partnership agreements, tracking progress and supporting variations
  • Writing partner communications such as thank you letters and event invitations
  • Maintaining Salesforce records
  • Supporting the management of partnerships
  • Creating materials for partner presentations and pitches
  • Supporting the transition to the new database (Salesforce)

Job description

  • Coordinating operational delivery in line with the Partnerships strategy 
  • Managing and executing planned partner processes and activities, including project managing partner events
  • Monitoring partnership activities in line with strategic partnership goals and taking the lead on producing impactful partner dashboards and reports (working alongside our impact team)
  • Responsible for key calendars and processes in the team – reporting, stewardship, new partner onboarding
  • Working closely with the Research Manager and Partnership Managers to support new partnership development
  • Reviewing and tracking budgets ensuring accurate and up-to-date reporting
  • Overseeing key administrative functions: partner experience, thanking, gift acceptance and other related admin tasks
  • Managing procurement or tendering processes

Person specification

  • Experience in a partnerships/fundraising role
  • Strong attention to detail and meticulous organisational skills
  • Ability to balance between daily and longer-term tasks, keeping workstreams moving forward simultaneously
  • Results-driven and highly motivated
  • A positive mentality with a proven ability to flex and adapt to changing business needs while maintaining quality partner relationships
  • Creativity, problem-solving skills and initiative

Further details

The deadline for applications is Monday 21 November (CV and cover letter).

Interview Schedule:
1st interviews – w/c 28th November
Final interviews – w/c 5th December

Please get in touch with Emily Birch at QuarterFive for further details and to register your interest: or 07851 879269.

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