Employment - United Kingdom

We seek highly skilled, adventurous professionals to join our team and help us explore new ways to expand the reaches of eye care in the developing world. As an organization that operates internationally, our work environment benefits from the skills and abilities of a wide range of cultural values and traditions. We promote principles of equal employment opportunity and advance a work environment free of discrimination.

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Current Job Openings in the UK:
 

Major Donor Fundraising Manager

Orbis is an international sight-saving charity. Through innovative programmes and partnerships, Orbis creates long-term, lasting solutions to prevent and treat blindness worldwide. By training medical staff, strengthening in-country eye care services, expanding quality eye care provision, and preventing eye conditions, Orbis is part of the solution.

The successful candidate will manage a portfolio of existing and prospective high net-worth individuals to secure their financial support and deliver substantial income growth for Orbis, with responsibility for financial targets to be agreed.

The Major Donor team is on track to raise £750k in 2015 and is striving to raise £1M in 2020. The Major Donor Fundraising Manager role is a new post crucial to maximise current opportunities, seek new ones and help deliver this significant financial growth.

Orbis has an engaged Board, some excellent senior volunteers, and exciting new sight-saving programmes in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia in development. We also anticipate that the new Orbis Flying Eye Hospital will also be launched within the next 12 months, which will provide great opportunities for engaging with existing and prospective Major Donors.

Salary: £35,000 per annum

Location  London
Closing Date:   Wednesday 22 April 15
Interviews:  Tuesday 28 April 15

All applicants must have legal right to live and work in the UK

Application is via curriculum vitae and covering letter to Nathalie Pinel-Miller, Business Support Manager, Orbis UK, 4th Floor, Fergusson House, 124 – 128 City Road, London, EC1V 2NJ. Email: npinel-miller@orbis.org.uk

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Fundraising Project Manager


Orbis is an international sight-saving charity. Through innovative programmes and partnerships, Orbis creates long-term, lasting solutions to prevent and treat blindness worldwide. By training medical staff, strengthening in-country eye care services, expanding quality eye care provision, and preventing eye conditions, Orbis is part of the solution.


This role is responsible for managing the ‘Vision for Zambia’ fundraising appeal for the three months from its launch on 11 May 2015.  The Manager will lead a multi-disciplinary team to successfully deliver the campaign objectives and to act as the liaison between Orbis and external funders.


The successful candidate will have a proven track record in project management for similar campaigns.  You will have excellent project management and organisation skills and be a confident and articulate communicator.  Experience of working in a marketing, communications or fundraising environment is essential.

This is a six month contract to start prior to the launch (ideally by 20 April).


Salary: £30,000-£35,000 per annum (pro rata) depending on experience
Location: London
Closing Date: 1 April
Interviews: w/c 7 April 15
Ideal start date: 20 April 15


All applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the UK


Application is via curriculum vitae and covering letter to Nathalie Pinel-Miller, Business Support Manager, Orbis EMEA, 4th Floor, Fergusson House, 124 – 128 City Road, London, EC1V 2NJ. Email: npinel-miller@orbis.org.uk.

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Fundraising Administrator


Orbis is an international sight-saving charity. Through innovative programmes and partnerships, Orbis creates long-term, lasting solutions to prevent and treat blindness worldwide. By training medical staff, strengthening in-country eye care services, expanding quality eye care provision, and preventing eye conditions, Orbis is part of the solution.


This role will be responsible for providing a broad spectrum of administrative, research and support services to facilitate the fundraising and communications teams during the upcoming appeal.


The successful candidate will have excellent administration skills and computer literacy, a friendly and welcoming telephone manner and good data entry skills.  Experience of working across departments within the fundraising and communications environment is preferable but not essential. Excellent customer service is essential as part of this role will be speaking with our donors. Experience in social media preferable but not essential.


Salary: Gross £25,000 pa (£12.82 per hour)
Location: London
Closing Date: 10 April 15
Interviews: w/c 20 April 15
Contract: 5 May 15 – 28 August 2015
Full time:  37.5 hours per week


All applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the UK


Application is via curriculum vitae and covering letter to Nathalie Pinel-Miller, Business Support Manager, Orbis EMEA, 4th Floor, Fergusson House, 124 – 128 City Road, London, EC1V 2NJ. Email: npinel-miller@orbis.org.uk.

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