Partnerships Officer

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Partnerships Officer

We are seeking two exceptional, dynamic individuals to join our local Engagement Teams, working in local communities to unlock the ability of movement to change lives.

Exeter or Plymouth, and Barnstaple, EX2 8DP
Contact Name
Tom Mack
Contact Telephone
07943 574070
Contact Email
Active Devon

About Partnerships Officer

2 roles totalling 1.6 full time equivalents
Flexibility for full-time or part-time appointments

Salary: Full time £24,432 with potential future progression to £27,514

Location: Hybrid working (with Barnstaple, Plymouth and Exeter bases). One post in Northern Devon, one in South & West Devon

Northern Devon - permanent
South & West Devon – initially 12 months fixed term maternity cover.

We are seeking two exceptional, dynamic individuals to join our local Engagement Teams, working in local communities to unlock the ability of movement to change lives.

About us…

Active Devon is a community focussed, not for profit organisation with a vision of everyone in Devon active for life. We know the benefits of being active are life-changing, helping to reduce inequalities and delivering huge value in our communities. We hope that you will want to join us in making movement a positive part of people's lives, whatever their background.

What you'll be doing…

Our Partnerships Officers work in and with local communities. The principal focus of their role is building and managing relationships in those communities. They also plan and develop various collaborative initiatives, aimed at enabling those people who would benefit most from being active.

What experience you'll need…

This is a fantastic opportunity for people with excellent relationship building skills and a passion for helping people. These will be allied with proven project planning and implementation skills. Experience working in the Community, Physical activity, Health or Education sectors would be advantageous.

The role would suit ambitious, values driven professionals looking to take their success and personal growth to the next level and join a highly regarded community focussed organisation which works at the leading edge of community based active lifestyles promotion.

Successful candidates will possess a real passion for the agenda and a strong fit with Active Devon's values. They will be able to demonstrate clearly transferable skills and experiences or draw upon experience in a front-line physical activity, health or active lifestyles development role (voluntary or professional).

What you'll get in return…

As well as the opportunity to work as part of an energetic and vibrant team, the successful candidate will benefit from:

  • Generous salary with defined benefits (career average) pension scheme
  • Flexible working scheme
  • 25 days annual leave entitlement (pro rata)
  • Various active workplace initiatives

How to apply….

Applicants must submit a completed application by midnight on 29th August 2022.

The online application process can be found by clicking the 'Apply Now' button below

Selection interviews: w/c 5th September TBC

Further job details….

The full job specification is available from HERE or by calling 01392 925150.

Active Devon will consider all candidates with appropriate skills and competencies, from all sections of the community.

Active Devon is hosted by Devon County Council through which you would be employed.

This role will require the post holder to undergo a DBS criminal records check.

To discuss this role, Active Devon or its work, please contact Tom Mack on 07943 574070 or email

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Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    Somerset Business Award Winner
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    Disability Confident
  • Somerset Skills & Learning
    Youth Sport Trust
    activity alliance
    Sedgemoor District Council
    Avon & Somerset Police
  • South Somerset District Council
    Somerset Partnership
    Yeovil Hospital Healthcare
    Taunton & West Somerset Council
    Mendip District Council
    Homes in Sedgemoor
  • Macmillan Cancer Support
    Spark Somerset
    YMCA Dulverton Group
    Department for Work & Pensions
    Somerset CCG
    together team
    Somerset Cricket Board
    British American Football Association
    Badminton England
    Somerset FA
  • British Cycling
    Create Development
    Children in Need
    The Salvation Army
    Somerset County Council
  • Channel Adventure
    Somerset Community Foundation
    Nova Sports & Coaching
    Zing Somerset
    Sports Coach UK