Business Community Partnership Co-ordinator

Teesside University

Job title
Business Community Partnership Co-ordinator
Job reference
Application closing date
TU London
£30.095 – £35,889 per annum plus up to 10% bonus
Permanent, Full time (35 hours per week)
Contractual hours
Full time
Job advert


Opening in September 2023 this role offers a unique opportunity to be part of the ground-breaking development of Teesside University London from the very start.  Engaging with students from a range of backgrounds TU London will provide our students with the support they need to be employable, future-focused and ready for now.

We are looking for a Business & Community Partnership Co-ordinator to join our collaborative and vibrant community. At TU London we offer a friendly and supportive environment, empowering our students to work with impact and innovation within a sustainable global digital economy. By choosing a future with TU London you will be joining a committed, caring and ambitious team. 

TU London is based at Here East in Stratford, a vibrant and contemporary space.  Here East, part of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, is an innovation and technology campus with locally owned food and coffee outlets. There’s even a spa, barbers, retro video-game bar and a gym in the area.


SALARY: £30,095 – £35,889 per annum + up to 10% bonus

CONTRACT: Permanent, Full Time (35 hours per week)

We are currently recruiting an engaging Business & Community Partnership Co-ordinator to drive forward opportunities for TU London through effective relationships with a number of employers and community organisations across the region.


A proactive individual who is a natural relationship builder and can develop and maintain effective relationships with a number of employers and community organisations across the region to promote the TU London offer. In this role you will be a key point of contact for businesses and community organisations (such as local authorities, charities, and community groups). 

Your responsibilities will include building relationships with employers in key sectors, developing an understanding of their requirements and providing activities/engagements to support these. You will work with the Head of Partnerships & Business Development to develop an employer partnership model, with particular focus on key partners and identification of new target partners. In this role you will work closely with colleagues to deliver events and facilitate links between employers, community groups and schools and colleges.

You will have knowledge and experience of working in a business-to-business environment and knowledge or experience of higher education. You will also be able to demonstrate experience of working in a role where you have built effective partnerships with key stakeholders.

Your skills and expertise will include the ability to communicate and build relationships with a range of stakeholders, both internal and external, and to be able to adapt communication style appropriately. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to create and deliver engaging and interactive presentations and activities. Excellent organisational, time management skills and flexibility are essential for this role.

Further details on the role and what we’re looking for are available here


  • A competitive salary which allows for increases based on exceptional performance
  • Company bonus scheme
  • 30 days of annual leave (plus bank holidays) + paid leave over Christmas and New Year
  • 24/7 counselling support with our Employee Assistance Programme
  • An empowering working culture with hybrid working options available
  • Annual Eye Care and Glasses Voucher with Specsavers
  • Travel season ticket interest free loan scheme
  • Free shuttle bus from Stratford International or Stratford City Station
  • Enhanced family leave; up to 18 weeks full pay
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Volunteering Leave (three paid days leave for community/charity activity annually)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Perks and Discounts at hundreds of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues
  • Access to onsite facilities, exclusive discounts and social events at Here East

And much more!

At TU London, you will have the opportunity to make an impact in an innovative and supportive environment. If you are values driven and have a strong interest in a career in higher education, then we are keen to hear from you.

Job Description & Person Spec


CLOSING DATE: 28 June 2023

Please submit your application as soon as possible, we reserve the right to close earlier than this if we receive a high volume of suitable applications before this date

INTERVIEW DATES: 10TH & 11TH JULY 2023 – Interviews to be held at TU London


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