Affiliate Development Relationships Manager - 12 month FTC

Mary’s Meals is a global movement supported by people from all walks of life and we are focused on one goal – that every child receives a nutritious daily meal in a place of education. We continue to change the lives of over 1.4 million children who today will receive a Mary’s Meals.

Mary’s Meals International is delighted to be recruiting for a talented Affiliate Development Relationships Manager to join us on a 12-month fixed term contract, to cover an internal secondment within the Mary’s Meals family. Serving as an integral member of our Affiliate Development team, you will have the opportunity to work in partnership with our incredible National Affiliate teams to support the growth and development of the National Affiliate network and raise global awareness of our movement.

Reporting to our Director of Affiliate Development, you will be skilled in relationship management and thrive in a varied, global role. You will have the opportunity to work closely with our National Affiliates in the creation of strategic plans to promote further growth and long-term financial sustainability.

Other key areas of responsibility include:

  • developing strong and effective relationships with National Affiliate staff and key volunteers to increase supporter and volunteer engagement;
  • providing tailored support and stewardship to National Affiliates to maximise their potential to generate income and raise awareness of our movement;
  • monitoring and reporting on progress against plans, responding promptly to new opportunities and challenges as they arise;
  • working closely with our National Affiliates to prioritise and co-ordinate the implementation and support for strategic priorities and/or new initiatives;
  • working with our National Affiliates to identify, develop and grow opportunities to build support for Mary’s Meals;
  • working collaboratively with our Director of Affiliate Development in the transition, formation and on-boarding of Nominee National Affiliates and International Fundraising Groups; and
  • working closely with our Fundraising Operations Manager and CRM Manager to support the implementation of the global CRM as a data management system and collaboration tool across the global network.

Ideally degree qualified or equivalent, you will bring a culturally sensitive approach and encourage collaboration across the Mary’s Meals family to ensure the growth and future success of our mission. With a positive, solutions focussed approach and a strong vocational attitude, you will be confident in managing multiple relationships across a number of countries and demonstrate real commitment to our mission and vision.

Mary’s Meals is a values driven organisation, we believe in the innate goodness of people, respect the dignity of every human being and family life and believe in good stewardship of the resources entrusted to us. In line with our values Mary’s Meals is fully committed to a culture of safeguarding.

To apply, please send your CV and a detailed covering letter in support of your application – outlining what attracts you to Mary’s Meals International and this post in particular – to:

Closing Date: 13th May 2019 

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