Partners Relationship Manager

at Al Sharq Forum
Published November 24, 2022
Location Istanbul, Turkey
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  


Al Sharq Forum is an independent non-profit organization that aims to be the platform of choice for influencing leaders and youth to proactively shape and promote the social, political, and economical reform and integration.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Secure the Partnerships, Sponsorships, and Grants (PSG) to support the Forum’s events and conference activities.
Supports the development of MOU and other agreements with the PSG organizations.
Utilize and expand the Forum’s existing network and leverage its strengths while improving the areas that may need further development.
Create a PSG mapping to identify high potential opportunities.
With respect to grants, undertakes research and information gathering, briefings, networking, and related activities to ensure securing maximum number of Grants.
Monitor grants for legal, financial, and program compliance including but not limited to ensuring that grant requirements are correctly documented in the grant files and reporting systems.
Supports program staff and Regional offices by developing specific sponsorships landscapes, information documents, and analyses.
Provides input to the development of partnering policies and plans to support the Forum’s objectives.
Plan and coordinates the training for Forum staff on issues related to PSG and resource mobilization.
Update the forum contacts database and maintain it with up to date information.
Developing priorities and objectives for each targeted segments of PSG
Creating a 1-3 year road map and action plan
Develop appropriate and effective budget
Evaluating PSG project activities and approaches and adjusting implementation strategies accordingly
Documenting clearly the frameworks, processes and procedures for the PSG initiatives


Effective management qualities
Excellent communication skills
Highly organized
Proactive nature
Highly energetic and able to energize the different teams
Strong work ethic
Good interpersonal skills
Good problem solving skills
Meticulous attention to detail
Computer literate
Turkish Citizen
Fluent in speaking & writing Turkish and English


Bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics, international development or another relevant field


5-7 years of progressive, professional experience in grants, partnerships, and/or sponsorships

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