Partnerships Assistant Job Description

Job title

Partnerships Assistant (Kickstarter)

Reporting to

Corporate Partnerships Lead

Grade Salary      

Paid at National Minimum Wage:

  • Ages 16–17: £4.55 p/hour
  • Ages 18–20: £6.45 p/hour
  • Ages 21–24: £8.20 p/hour

Hours of Work

3.5 days a week


Home working

Probationary Period

8 weeks


36 days pro rata (including bank holidays)

Contract Type

Fixed Term – 6 months


What you get?

  • Introduction to partnerships and learning about fundraising and marketing.
  • Monthly meetings with the Head of Fundraising & Partnerships help plan your work and support your professional development.
  • Opportunity to build your confidence in a work role.
  • Experience of working within a non-profit organisation addressing environmental issues
  • Develop good working practices including: How to organise own workflow; presenting information in Word docs, PowerPoints and spreadsheets; communicating with other team members via Slack, e-mail and in person (hopefully).
  • Attending morning full-team meetings
  • Positive solutions-focused working environment.
  • Flexibility on your working hours – results over rigidity!


What is Partnerships?

Partnerships at City to Sea involves engaging with businesses who are interested in supporting our not-for-profit environmental campaigning financially. In return the businesses are able to support a cause their customers care about, which often gives them a competitive advantage.

Role / tasks:

  • Help in the administration of day-to-day partnerships, including:
  • Replying to emails.
  • Scheduling partnership calls.
  • Taking minutes at meetings and follow up on actions.
  • Work closely with the Corporate Partnerships Lead to ensure that we consistently deliver on what we promise.
  • Support the Corporate Partnerships Lead in monthly partnership reporting requirements.
  • Bring your own ideas to the table about how City to Sea could grow and develop its partnership relationships.
  • Join a Working Group. List below.  Everyone at City to Sea belongs to a working group.  It gives you the opportunity to follow an interest and build knowledge in key work areas.  At the same this will help City to Sea develop best practise in these key areas. 
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Sustainability & Climate Emergency
  • Ethics
  • Wellbeing
  • Social & Home Working 


Essential skills:

  • Able to read and write to a good standard in English
  • Able to research information on the internet and provide brief summaries
  • Communicate effectively and professionally in e-mails
  • Able to use a range of internet programmes including Word, PowerPoint, Excel.
  • Collaborate and work well with others on the team
  • Able to professionally represent City to Sea in emails and other forms of communication.


Personal Qualities:

  • Willingness to learn.
  • A creative mind who can think fast and come up with great ideas.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Effective time management.
  • Able to receive feedback


What to include in your application:

  • Cover Letter: Simple 1 page letter
  • CV: Simple CV, 1-2 pages long. 


How to apply:

To qualify for the Kickstarter Scheme you must be a young person aged 16-24 and receiving Universal Credit. To find out if you could be eligible to apply you need to speak to Job Centre Plus. Find contact details for your local Job Centre using this link.

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