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Partnership Manager

£12,000 to £15,600
Job Type
23 May 2024

Colchester United Community Foundation (CUCF) the official charity partner for Colchester United Football Club has a brand-new opportunity available.

CUCF are seeking to recruit a Partnership Manager who is an enthusiastic, motivated, and committed individual with high standards and strong work ethic. This role will support the leadership of our Education Team for all the work our charity conducts within educational settings each week.

The successful candidate would be an individual who thrives in working with our community partners and making a positive difference to the lives of people across Colchester and North Essex.

Please note this is a part time position with flexible working hours (20-24hours per week).

FTE 24,000 - 26,000 for 40 hours/ Actual salary of: 12,000 - 15,600 (depending on weekly hours, 20-24 hpw)

This position is based out of The Shrub End Community & Sports Centre, Colchester, CO2 9BG.


  • Full UK Driving License.
  • Relevant experience. This may include experience working within educational settings, organisational partnerships, sales, admin and project management.
  • Willing to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check.

We're seeking staff too:


  • To develop relationships with current education and new educational partners (Primary, Secondary, PRU, Special Schools).


  • To deliver high quality service to all partner schools and make CUCF a premium partner within North Essex.


  • To support and lead the Education Team with enhancing current and development of new partnerships.


  • To collaborate with new and existing schools to enrich and maximise the impact of the work undertaken within their schools.


  • To evaluate the impact relationships and support in the monitoring and evaluation processes.

All CUCF positions adhere to:


  • Colchester United Community Foundation is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all our staff and volunteers to fully support and promote this commitment.
  • In line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, Exceptions Order 1975, as this role involves working with vulnerable groups, Pre-Employment checks will include a satisfactorily completed Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

We are dedicated to fostering a diverse and dynamic working environment by building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Health & Safety

  • Fully endorse, demonstrate, and carry out the company's health and safety policy.
  • Comply with all company policies and statutory regulations.
  • Have a full knowledge of procedures for evacuation regarding fire.


As part of your involvement with Colchester United Community Foundation the following benefits are available to staff:

  • Opportunities to work on Colchester United FC matchdays.
  • Access to bespoke CPD from our partners including the Premier League, English Football League, The FA Professional Football Association and other key partners.
  • A supply of Colchester United Community Foundation kit.
  • A pension scheme is available for eligible applicants.
  • Free car parking onsite.
  • Discounts on our courses and at the football club.

Closing date: Friday 26 th July 2024 (Please note this may close earlier if suitable candidate is found)

Please note that the job will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks.

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