Corporate Partnerships Officer / Gardener



Job Type

Fixed Term


Charity / Voluntary, Construction / Skilled Trades / Outdoor, Environmental / Conservation, Fundraising, Marketing, PR / Communications, Sales / Business Development



Corporate Partnerships Officer / Gardener
Reference: 1094/CPOG
Location: This charity's office in Hackney, with project delivery across London
Contract: 18 months fixed term, with view to extend
Salary: £24,000 - £27,000
Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week

The organisation’s Corporate Partnerships Programme aims to make our client the “go-to” environmental charity in London that the business community approach for their employee corporate social responsibility (CSR) engagement and corporate volunteering events.

Working with a really diverse range of businesses, the Corporate Partnerships Officer/Gardener will use their practical and volunteer coordination skills to provide support in the preparation and delivery of their extensive corporate volunteering programme being delivered right across London. This is an exciting hands-on role that will provide real benefits to London’s community groups and London’s public open spaces.

The role is diverse. The postholder will have the opportunity to use design and repurposing skills; organisation and planning skills to arrange materials and wider logistics prior to events and lead volunteers to deliver a menu of practical volunteering days, for example building food growing beds, conservation tasks or improving green spaces. The post is high paced, delivering on average two volunteering days per week during our busiest months.

The post will join a core team of three and extended team of Community Gardeners and Officers.

Please submit an application if you are:

  • Experienced in coordinating volunteer teams / in customer facing roles
  • Experienced in gardening and have other practical skills such as carpentry
  • Passionate about enhancing public open spaces, helping people and the environment
  • Have a full driving licence
  • Committed and capable to take on a fast-paced, practical role, that will include long working days

The charity works with communities across the capital to transform their lives and the places they live. They have been at the forefront of social and environmental regeneration in London for over 25 years, and today they have a simple mission: to create better places, improve people’s prospects, and promote greener living and working. They are passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no one is held back by their background or circumstances.

Final closing date: 9am, Friday 31st March 2023
Interview date: Throughout the recruitment period.
Interviews will be in person at the charity’s London Hackney office.

Applications received for this job will be considered throughout the recruitment process.
An appointment to the job may occur before the closing date.

This charity is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

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