Partnerships Manager: North West & Central England and North Wales

Salary: £27,000 – £30,000 (pro rata’d)

Contract Type: Fixed Term until March 2020

Hours: Full Time (37.5 hours) or Part Time Considered

About Tempo

Tempo is a rapidly-growing social enterprise with huge ambition. Our work builds strong, resilient communities and gives people the tools to make real, lasting changes in their lives.

Tempo works to enable more people to volunteer in their communities, because giving your time and feeling valued improves health, happiness and prospects. We do this with Time Credits, one of the world’s largest time-based community currencies. People earn Time Credits when they give their time and spend them on a wide range of activities they choose. Over 56,000 people have earned over 900,000 Time Credits so far, and we partner with over 1500 community organisations, public services and businesses.

Tempo are on a 5-year journey to becoming a nationwide organisation, enabling people from any community to get involved in earning Time Credits and accessing new opportunities. By 2023, we aim to have reached 250,000 people across England and Wales and see 2.5m Time Credits earned and spent.

About You

We are looking for a key individual to join us on our journey and grow our impact and reach in the North West & Central England and North Wales regions. You will scope, identify, recruit and support partners across the region, where members can spend time credits they have earned volunteering as part of a number of different projects.
We work with SMEs, national chains, community organisations and everyone in between. You will be able to adapt your communication style (both verbal and written) and have excellent presentation and influencing skills. You will be well organised and able to work on your own initiative and be accustomed to monitoring and reporting on your work. This role will we require regular travel across the regions.

We have successful Partnerships Managers in our Tempo team from a variety of backgrounds. We’re more interested in your skills and passion than in your career path to date so please don’t let a lack of experience in any sector deter you from applying. You are inspiring and driven, can combine good public and corporate relationship building with enthusiasm, strategic thinking and excellent networking and persuasion skills. You are a self-starter, who can inspire commitment, secure partnerships and close agreements, while being driven by the need to improve communities.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for a comprehensive list of the main duties and the requirements of the role.

Closing Date for Applications: 9am on Friday 30th August 2019
Interview Date: Friday 6th September 2019

Please do not apply if you will not be able to make this interview date, either in person or via video conference.

For an informal discussion or further information about this role please contact

If you think this is the role for you, please take a look at our candidate pack first as it will help you decide whether we’re a good fit for you. It also provides you with important information on how to complete the Application Form and fully demonstrate your strengths to us.

View our Candidate Pack
View the Job Description / Person Specification
Download the Application Form

Please send your completed application form to using the post title and your name as the subject heading by no later than 9am on Friday 30th August 2019.

As part of our commitment to Disability Confidence, candidates who consider themselves to be disabled will also be given the opportunity to attend an interview if they meet the essential criteria for the role. By opting-in to this scheme, you are disclosing that you have a disability solely for the purpose of the interview guarantee and we will not assume nor infer that you wish to disclose or record your disability in any other way – including any reasonable adjustments you may need if you are employed.

We strongly believe in the benefits of having a diverse and inclusive workforce and encourage applications from all sectors of the community.