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Strategic Partnership Advisor - North area

Organisation
Activity Alliance
Salary
£30,100
Location
North of England (including North East, North West, and Yorkshire)

Activity Alliance is the national charity and leading voice for disabled people in sport and activity. Our role is to embed inclusive practice and change attitudes towards disabled people in sport and activity. We are now looking for a Strategic Partnership Advisor to drive this work forward across the North of England (including North East, North West, and Yorkshire). 

Now is an exciting time to join Activity Alliance, following the launch of our 2021-2024 organisational strategy - Achieving Fairness. In collaboration with key stakeholders and our members, the goal is to close the fairness gap between disabled and non-disabled people’s activity levels in the next generation.

Strategic Partnership Advisors support key partners, including Active Partnerships, National Governing Bodies of Sport, local authorities including combined authorities, and leisure providers to become more effective in their role of enabling more disabled people to be active.

You will have good knowledge of the sport and activity sector and how it operates and be able to advocate improvements which enable more disabled people to get active. You will also have a knowledge of the non-sport sectors including disabled people’s organisations and how to establish relationships to build effective cross-sector partnership working.

We are looking for an individual with experience of working strategically at placed based/locality level. Someone who can positively influence local investments to tackle the inequalities disabled people face in sport and activity through inclusive practice.

The successful candidate will be based in the North region (North East, North West, and Yorkshire) and will have the option for remote/home working.

If applicable, this position is subject to Disclosure Barring Service.

We offer several benefits including 26 days of annual leave, including Birthday leave, plus bank holidays, generous pension contributions, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and an activity and wellness scheme.

For more information about this role please view the Activity Alliance Strategic Partnership Advisor job description.

How to apply

To apply for this role please complete the application form and equal opportunities form, and send them by email to jobs@activityalliance.org.uk with the subject line “Strategic Partnership Advisor – North”. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications is 12noon on Thursday 30 September 2021.

Interviews will take place virtually on Microsoft Teams or Zoom on Monday 11 October 2021.

For further information please contact Agata Sromecka via email jobs@activityalliance.org.uk, or call our head office on 01509 227750.