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At Hope for the Future we believe that the diversity of our society should be reflected in our staff team, senior leadership and trustee Board and we work to create an environment that is inclusive and equitable.
To bring diverse voices into our organisation, at all levels, we want to ensure that everyone feels welcome but also has an equal opportunity to get in the door.

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We offer a comprehensive range of benefits including generous annual leave allowance, employee assistance program , flexible/part-time working arrangements and the option of working from our Sheffield city centre office, fully home working or hybrid.

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Partnership Manager

We are seeking a Partnership Manager experienced in winning, developing and managing funding relationships (trust and foundations, corporate and paid delivery partnerships) . If you are an experienced fundraiser with marketing experience and a creative, can do approach to your work we would love to hear from you!  

Reporting to the Director of Income Generation, HFTF’s Partnership Manager will be part of the Fundraising team responsible for growing and managing our funding pipeline and partners.

This role will have an integral role in driving the charity forward, increasing impact, securing increasing and sustainable funding and engaging increasingly wider and more diverse segments of society, in our work - equipping citizens across the UK with the tools they need to have effective and impactful conversations with their local politicians on climate change and nature. Combining exceptional fundraising knowledge and an ability to think innovatively strategically, your role will be essential to establishing new funding from trust and foundations, corporate and paid delivery partnerships and stewarding these towards longer term support for our vision - that together, communities and politicians secure a healthy planet for all. 

Benefits: 30 days annual leave (includes 5 low carbon travel days) plus statutory bank holidays, employers’ Pension Contribution, generous enhanced maternity leave provision, Bike to Work Scheme, Season Ticket Loan Scheme, Well-being support.

Location: Either our Sheffield office (Head Office) or remote anywhere in the UK.

National travel as required. Home-working/hybrid-working options/flexible working options can be agreed in line with the HFTF home-working/hybrid-working policy.

Contract type: Fixed term 12 month contract with opportunity to extend should funding allow

How to apply
To apply for this role, please apply using the application form on this page.

Closing Date: 9am Monday 15th July 2024

Please note we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis and will contact candidates who meet the role requirements to invite them for an online interview between 18th June - 25th July

Start Date: asap - or Aug/Sep 2024

Job Description
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Volunteering Vacancies

Trustees - join our board

🌟 Join Hope for the Future's Board of Trustees and be at the forefront of combating the climate and nature emergency! 🌍

We’re looking for candidates who will not only bring a commitment to climate action, but also a finesse for accountability, sustainability, and regulatory compliance. Incoming trustees will receive a full induction, so if you’ve never been on a board before, don’t let that put you off applying.

We’re seeking diverse expertise to enrich our board. We’re particularly looking for trustees with skills in finance, HR, fundraising and marketing, all of which will be invaluable in shaping our strategy and impact.

Our track record speaks volumes: from influencing Parliament to catalyzing local action, our engagement spans party lines and drives tangible change. Take the lead in our vital work and make a lasting difference. Apply now and help shape a future where hope prevails over crisis.


PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A VOLUNTARY ROLE - travel expenses will be reimbursed

To apply, read the trustee information pack and email a cover letter and CV to

Include “Application for the Role of Trustee” in the subject line of the email. There is no closing date for applications as we are looking to add further skills and talent to our trustee team throughout the year.

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Other Volunteering roles

We are currently revising our volunteering opportunities and so are not able to take your details at this time. This page will be updated soon so please keep an eye out for the changes and register with us then. Thanks again for your support as we work together to tackle climate change.

Note for all applicants:
In order to ensure a more inclusive interview and selection process, all candidates will be provided with the interview questions in advance and reasonable adjustments will be made for neurodiverse and/or disabled applicants upon request.

Please note that unfortunately, our roles do not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the UK Visas & Immigration points based immigration system; however, applications are welcome from candidates who currently have the right to live and work in the UK.