At Scope, inclusion and collaboration are at the heart of everything we do. This role will engage with and co-create opportunities with key partners to help us achieve our vision of everyday equality with and for disabled people.
One of the most future facing roles in the Partnerships Team, it requires an ability to optimise existing innovative partnership activity from trusts and foundations, major gifts and Government sources, whilst creating an environment for new and future trends to take root and flourish.
The role will work both nationally and locally to co-create opportunities with existing and new partners. It will have a unique opportunity to create innovative assets that amplify the impact we can have at Scope.
The role requires an awareness of future trends and an ability to spot, trail and grow new and innovative partnerships around social investment, social enterprise and other dynamic social finance models that could deliver future impact for Scope.
This role will be at the forefront of Scope’s vision to transform lives by collaborating with game changing partners.
About the role
Develop and deliver a partnerships strategy to grow our income and support through co-creation with partners: Government, trusts and foundations, major gifts, commercial social enterprise, social investment and other third-party partners.
Work with existing partners to continue a collaborative approach of ‘partner, enable, deliver’ to make a difference and proactively source new and innovative partnerships through proactive identification and co-creation with emerging investors both in UK and overseas (where focus is on UK investment).
As a senior leader, provide effective, courageous and inclusive leadership across the Partnerships team. Inspire your team to deliver. Lead by example, live by Scope’s values, and provide a safe working space which nurtures and develops individuals, maximising their potential.
Full job description
You will thrive in a highly externally facing , customer-led role, developing exceptional relationships across a broad range of partnerships. Taking the lead on mission critical partnerships that will deliver opportunities, including direct funding, in-kind support and opportunities to achieve reach, impact and sustainability, as well as developing new, entrepreneurial social funding models pursuit of our end goal.
You will be skilled in managing a portfolio of donors through a variety of personalised and creative approaches and have the confidence to build and maintain these strong and effective relationships.
Your superb written and oral communication skills are second to none and you have a talent in connecting with people at all levels.
Equality and inclusion are at the heart of Scope’s mission and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace with equality of opportunity for everyone.
We welcome applications from disabled people and guarantee interviews to disabled applicants who meet the minimum job criteria. Please let us know in your application if you would like to be considered for this.