Partnerships & External Relations Manager – Jordan

We’re looking for a proven motivational leader with an entrepreneurial approach to join us to provide leadership for the partnerships & external relations functions at the Middle East Academy Centre. You will ensure the Academy’s cooperation with other institutions and professionals, as well as visibility of the Academy’s activities, through establishment and continuation of collaborative relations. This role requires the right to work in Jordan.

The role

You will specifically provide strategic guidance to the Academy in the development, delivery and management of public relations, engagement activities plus communications, including but not limited to the Academy Centre. S/he will manage external communications and implement engagement strategies to achieve the Academy’s goals and through this to influence decision making in the humanitarian sector. Within the Middle East the Partnerships & External Relations Manager will also be responsible for developing regional partnerships, brokering collaborative relationships for the Academy Centre and initiating cross-country initiatives and activities. S/he will work closely with the Global Partnerships Team linking in with partnerships, engagement and communications initiatives beyond the Middle East region.


The Person

To be successful, you’ll be fluent in both English and Arabic with the right to work in Jordan. You may also need to be willing to travel to insecure environments for short periods of time. You will have solid strategic business development experience in a charitable and/or social enterprise on a comparable scale and demonstrable success and expertise in building and managing complex relationships, often through others. You will also have a proven track record of setting, delivering and tracking strategic direction that supports financial decision-making at executive level, as well as a market leading approach to progressive and innovative revenue generating initiatives and funding strategies.

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Closing date: 25 October 2017


Location: Amman, Jordan – Up to 50% regional travel

Fixed Term Contract – 2 years, Full-time

Salary: Circa JOD 27,778 gross per annum plus benefits (incl. 13th month)

Closing date:

25 October 2017

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