Global Director of Impact Partnerships - The Conduit - CLOSED

Posted 11 May 2023
Salary c. £125,000

Job description

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The Conduit serves as a home for people passionate about achieving positive social, environmental and economic change. Our community shares our belief that the world's most pressing problems are better understood as opportunities waiting for entrepreneurial solutions. The Conduit’s mission is to convene a collaborative community that scales and accelerates solutions to the world’s greatest challenges and provide its community with a physical home, with industry leading sustainable and ethical hospitality, where creativity and innovation can flourish. Our members are from all over the world, from all sectors and industries and are representative of the world we live in.
The Conduit is looking for a Global Director of Impact Partnerships at an exciting stage of global expansion. Having opened our first Conduit Club in London in 2021, we are opening a second club in Oslo in 2023 and are gearing up to open more than 15 clubs across the world by 2030. As well as further developing our club model and rolling out new Conduit clubs across multiple locations, we are also developing our global conferences, digital academy, impact investment and corporate impact partnership businesses.  

Purpose & Scope

This is an exciting opportunity to support the strategic growth of The Conduit by leading on identifying, cultivating, and managing strategic relationships with global partners, including corporations, foundations, NGOs, and government agencies, to develop and execute impactful and innovative programs and initiatives that address social and environmental challenges. This position requires international travel and offers the opportunity to work with partners across the globe.

Responsibilities & Key Duties

Impact Partnerships

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive partnership strategy that identifies and engages key global partners across various sectors, with a focus on creating innovative and scalable social impact and sustainability initiatives.

  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with existing partners, while proactively identifying and engaging new potential partners that align with The Conduit's mission and values.

  • Lead and manage the end-to-end partnership process, including partner identification, due diligence, negotiation, implementation, and ongoing relationship management.

  • Collaborate closely with internal teams, including programming, membership, communications, and operations, to ensure successful partnership execution and integration.

  • Serve as a thought leader and advocate for The Conduit's mission and values, representing the organization at conferences, events, and other public forums.

  • Track and analyse partnership performance, providing regular updates to senior leadership and recommending adjustments to the partnership strategy as needed.

  • Develop and manage the Impact Partnerships budget, ensuring financial sustainability and alignment with The Conduit's overall budget.

  • Plan and undertake international travel to build and maintain relationships with global partners, attend relevant events, and assess partnership opportunities.


  • Responsible for the development, support, and management of direct report(s).

  • Adhere to all Company Policies and Procedures.

  • Actively champion and promote The Conduit Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategy.

  • Support and contribute to the overall success of The Conduit.

  • Alongside your key duties you may be asked to complete other tasks as and when necessary and reasonably required in line with business needs. 

Skills, Behaviours & Experience

  • 5+ years relevant work experience in similar or related role.

  • Experience working within a global business network.

  • Very adept & creative problem solver – you will be both strategic and pragmatic, ensuring our approach to impactremains a fundamental part of who we are and what we do as we enter into a period of rapid, global growth.

  • Good relationship builder with excellent written and communications skills – recognising the importance of clarity and transparency of information.

  • Passion for social impact issues and the need for global systemic change to tackle the key issues we face.

  • Flexibility to work non-traditional office hours: early mornings, evenings and occasionally on weekends.

  • Able to undertake regular, global travel where necessary.

Reporting lines

  • Your employer will be The Conduit Holdco Ltd (the entity that holds the Conduit brand and IP and is leading the global roll-out).

  • Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer.

  • Member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) alongside other Director level positions.


We strive to be a company that is inclusive, where everyone, from any background, can be happy at work. As part of our team, you can enjoy a wide range of benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration package including incentive structure to be negotiated

  • Private medical insurance 

  • Standard pension with 5% employer matched contribution

  • 30 days of annual leave, increasing every year up to an additional 5 plus bank holidays 

  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave

  • Access to our Programming events

  • Continuous training and development

If the Conduit and our ethos resonate with you, we encourage you to send in an application.

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Closing date: 7 June 2023.