Senior Officer - Corporate Partnerships (Maternity Cover)

Full-time fixed-term position covering maternity leave

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced fundraising professional to play a key role within our Development team managing and growing Ashden’s partnerships with the private sector.
We are looking for someone with excellent writing skills to put together compelling proposals and accurate reports. Your confident networking and verbal communication skills will enable you to establish and maintain good relationships at all levels with our corporate supporters. Good administrative skills are essential too to ensure that you can manage and prioritise your busy workload, meet deadlines, and keep accurate records.

A passion for fundraising and an appetite to meet targets coupled with a track record of successful relationship/account management is vital. You may already be working in the environment sector or have a keen interest in environmental issues and will have at least two years’ experience in corporate fundraising or account management.

If you would like to apply please send a CV and covering letter of no more than two sides, outlining how you meet the skills and experience required for this role (your application will not be considered if a covering letter is not included) to: applications@ashden.org

The closing deadline for applications is 6pm on Friday 13 September.

Please note that Ashden can only accept applications from individuals with the right to work in the UK. We are unfortunately unable to sponsor working visa applications. 

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Ashden is looking for Trustees – is this the one for you?

Ashden is the UK’s leading sustainable energy charity. We believe that sustainable energy can have a transformative impact on individual lives worldwide. As well as being essential to tackling climate change, access to sustainable energy also improves health and well-being, increases education opportunities, improves food and water security and boosts local economies. Through our prestigious awards’ scheme, Ashden highlights these inspiring solutions, so helping accelerate the shift to a fairer, low carbon world.

We are inviting candidates to put themselves forward to become a Trustee of Ashden. This is a fabulous opportunity to join a smart group of board members and guide the UK’s leading sustainable energy charity as we develop our strategy and grow our impact over the coming years.

We are keen to increase diversity on our board, so it reflects the geographies and sectors in which we work. Much of our work is in the developing world and emerging economies with a focus on India and Africa, as well as in the UK. Therefore, we would like to recruit one to two trustees with appropriate experience of sustainable energy in these regions and relevant UK, EU and international policy relating to climate change, energy access or sustainable cities. 

Full Trustee specification

Term of trusteeship is three years which is subject to renewal a maximum of three times.

Application Process:

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send us your CV with a one page covering note explaining why you are interested: to jo.walton@ashden.org.  All applications should reach us by 27 September 2019.