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Partnership Manager vacancy

The Bikeability Trust, Partnership Manager
Cambridge based, full-time, competitive salary

This is an exciting opportunity to help establish a new charity that contributes to getting more people cycling, more safely, more often, through high-quality cycle education. We are looking for a senior manager with relevant experience in the areas of partnership management, promotion, marketing, sponsorship, contract negotiation and project management.

Working as part of a small team, the post holder will be responsible for the development, and subsequent execution of a Partnership Strategy for the Trust. They will manage key partnership relations with national sponsors and stakeholders involved with Bikeability, the government’s national cycle training programme. The post will work alongside the Director of Promotion and Communications on the development and execution of a Communications Strategy with both internal and external audiences.

The successful applicant will have:
• A first or higher degree
• Senior leadership experience with strong analytical and communication skills
• Relevant skills, training and qualifications (including partnership management, promotion, marketing, sponsorship, contract negotiation and project management).

Ideally, the successful applicant will also have some knowledge of the cycling industry and experience of working with both the private and public sector, including national and/or local government. The applicant should be self-motivated and able to work independently.

Please send a two-page curriculum vitae accompanied by a one-page letter of application, including a specification of your current salary and salary expectations to by Friday 7th September, 2018.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed on Friday 14th September 2018 (this is the designated date but alternative interviews can be arranged).

Any questions about the role or application process please contact:


Trustee vacancy – accountancy background

Opportunity description
We are looking to recruit a new trustee to the board with a background in accounting. As well as providing the generic role of a trustee, the trustee will also chair the Finance and Audit Committee and to provide expert advice on finance and compliance.

The role
The Bikeability Trust was established in 2017. It is in the process of taking over all central support for the national cycle training scheme Bikeability. The programme is funded by the government and has been very successful. This transition will be complete by the autumn of 2018.

We have a vacancy for a trustee with expertise in accountancy, the previous trustee having stepped into the role of director of finance and compliance for the trust. You will join a board of seven trustees, with expertise in health, local government, road safety, law, marketing, sport, child psychology. We are also recruiting for a trustee with a background in primary and secondary school education concurrently with the recruitment of this trustee post.

What impact the opportunity will have
One of the most important tasks for The Bikeability Trust is to make sure that Bikeability achieves the best possible outcomes for the money invested in it.
This is an opportunity to make a real difference to a programme that reaches over 350,000 children a year. The challenge is to get the best possible value for money out of the funding that is dedicated to it.

Time commitment
The term of office for a Trustee is three years.
Attending quarterly board meetings, usually in London, lasting approx 3 hours.
Chairing the Finance and Audit committee, which meets quarterly, lasting approximately 2 hours.
In between meetings, trustees help the executive of the charity, either directly or via the chair of trustees.

Your application
Please supply us with 100 words on why you would be interested to apply for this trustee role, and provide us with the names of two referees.

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