Partnerships Assistant

Full-time role
Starting salary £17,600 pa

Building long-term relationships with corporate partners, high net worth donors and philanthropic Trust & Foundations.

We couldn’t do what we do without the support of our donors and building relationships that are respectful and engaging is at the core of this. We have a vacancy for a Partnerships Assistant to support the Partnerships Manager and the Corporate Relations team in forming and maintaining long-term relationships with new and existing Corporate, High Net Worth and Trust & Foundation donors.


World Land Trust (WLT) has developed a new position for an Assistant to join their experienced and knowledgeable Partnerships Team, with emphasis towards support for the Corporate Team. The team work hard to ensure that the experience for corporate partners, high net worth donors and philanthropic Trust & Foundations is positive and productive, and that the Trust is compliant with all relevant legislation and regulations.

Working with WLT

WLT is based in the UK and is unique within the conservation world. The Trust has grown from small beginnings, saving critically threatened forest in Belize, to become an internationally respected conservation organisation with a proven track record of more than 30 years, working with overseas conservation NGOs on the protection of threatened habitats. WLT has developed its modus operandi without losing its vision, integrity and transparency. You will share our passion about the natural world and ideally have an interest in wildlife conservation issues.

What you’ll be doing

The Partnerships Assistant will provide support to the team through the acknowledgement of donations, maintenance of administration systems and records, and production of supporting documentation such as invoices, certificates and agreements.

Who we’re looking for

Alongside a passion for high standards of customer care, you will have excellent communication skills and be a good team player. You will be fluent in working with data entry, and be able to process data in an accurate and timely manner. Flexible and willing to develop within the role, you will have meticulous attention to detail, along with the ability to manage your own time and workload under pressure.

As an Employer

WLT is based in Halesworth, a charming market town on the edge of the Suffolk Heritage Coastline, in a characterful period property. As an SME employer we can offer you a welcoming work environment, with a 35-hour working week, opportunities for flexible working, 33 days’ annual leave, a pension scheme, life assurance and other benefits.

The Trust is committed to providing an inclusive and supportive working environment and we welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We are open to discussions around flexible working and suggest you talk to us if you need reasonable adjustments to enable you to carry out this role.

If you think you’re the person we’re looking for, please see the full Job Description and Person Specification here. To apply please send a full CV, which must be accompanied by a covering letter explaining how your skills and experience meet the essential requirements set out in the job description.

Completed applications should be sent to: Debra Porter, HR Adviser, or by post to World Land Trust, Blyth House, 3 Bridge Street, Halesworth, Suffolk IP19 8AB.

The role is UK based and employment will be conditional on the candidate’s right to work status.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 0900 hrs on Thursday 22 April 2021.

It is expected that interviews will be held remotely on Thursday 06 May.
Please note that the closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

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