Vacancies

Individual Giving Manager (£30,000 - £40,000)

Full Time, 37.5 hour per week. Based in Andover, Hampshire (with some opportunities for home working)

Are you an experienced Individual Giving fundraiser who would love to use your skills to help us Beat Macular Disease?

Every day, around 300 people are diagnosed with macular disease.  It’s the biggest cause of sight loss in the UK.  Macular disease is cruel and isolating.  It steals your sight, your independence, and your ability to do the things you love.  There is only one way to Beat Macular Disease for good.  We must fund more research now, until we find a cure, or find treatments that stop it in its tracks.

The Macular Society is working to deliver our ultimate ambition – to Beat Macular Disease for the next generation.  We are determined to end the fear and isolation of macular disease with world-class research and the best advice and support.

We are undergoing significant changes, with a transformational new strategy to multiply our income in order to fund research that will find a cure.

The Individual Giving Manager is part of a team that manages cash appeals, raffle, lottery and membership. We are looking for someone with experience in at least some of these areas of fundraising across a variety of channels. You should be comfortable with all aspects of campaign and product management – including creative briefing, planning, implementation, data, budgeting, analysis and financial reporting. This is a small team, so the successful candidate will have a ‘can-do’ attitude and will be able understand the needs of our donors, our beneficiaries and those of our organisation.

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Please address any questions by email to Karen Searle at Karen.searle@macularsociety.org

To apply please email your CV with a covering letter to recruitment@macularsociety.org

Closing date: Midnight Monday 13th May 2019

Interviews: Tuesday 21st May and Thursday 23rd May 2019

 

Junior Database and IT Administrator (£18,000 - £22,000)

Full Time, 37.5 hours per week. Based in Andover, Hampshire.

Are you somebody who would love to use your natural IT skills, working within our team to help us Beat Macular Disease?

Every day, around 300 people are diagnosed with macular disease.  It’s the biggest cause of sight loss in the UK.  Macular disease is cruel and isolating.  It steals your sight, your independence, and your ability to do the things you love.  There is only one way to Beat Macular Disease for good.  We must fund more research now, until we find a cure, or find treatments that stop it in its tracks.

The Macular Society is working to deliver our ultimate ambition – to Beat Macular Disease for the next generation.  We are determined to end the fear and isolation of macular disease with world-class research and the best advice and support.

This is a great opportunity for you to progress in your chosen technical career. Working as a first line IT support within a small team, you will be supporting the Society and our team members in fulfilling all aspects of IT technical support,  enabling all users to access all tools to fulfil their business needs.  In addition you will have the opportunity to learn and develop further using SQL Automation tools and some database administration activities. You will become an integral part of our team to help us Beat Macular Disease.

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Please address any questions by email to John.Mckay@macularsociety.org

To apply please email your CV with a covering letter to recruitment@macularsociety.org

Closing date: 15th April 2019

Interviews: 25th April 2019

 

Head of Regions (£40,000)

Full Time, 37.5 hours per week. Based in Andover, Hampshire with frequent travel across the UK, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.

Are you an experienced manager who would love to use your skills to help us Beat Macular Disease?

Every day, around 300 people are diagnosed with macular disease.  It’s the biggest cause of sight loss in the UK.  Macular disease is cruel and isolating.  It steals your sight, your independence, and your ability to do the things you love.  There is only one way to Beat Macular Disease for good.  We must fund more research now, until we find a cure, or find treatments that stop it in its tracks.

The Macular Society is working to deliver our ultimate ambition – to Beat Macular Disease for the next generation. We are determined to end the fear and isolation of macular disease with world-class research and the best advice and support.

We are undergoing significant changes, with a transformational new strategy to multiply our income in order to fund research that will find a cure.

As part of our 5 year strategy, we have committed to double the number of people we support through our 1 to 1 and face to face services around the UK, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.

As Head of Regions, you will oversee our regional services. These are delivered by a combination of paid staff and dedicated volunteers. They provide support and face to face support either 1 to 1 or face to face and sometimes in group settings. This role will support and manage our regional managers and some office staff and have responsibility for ensuring that our volunteer roles are attractive and that they are efficiently recruited, trained and supported in their roles.

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Please address any questions by email to Tessa Barrett at tessa.barrett@macularsociety.org

To apply please email your CV with a covering letter to recruitment@macularsociety.org

Closing date: Midnight 23rd April 2019

Interviews: 7th and 8th May 2019

 

Regional Manager – Central Midlands (£28,000)

Full Time, 37.5 hours per week. Home Based, covering Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Northamptonshire.

Are you somebody who would love to help people in the Central Midlands with the UK’s biggest cause of sight loss?

Every day, around 300 people are diagnosed with macular disease. It’s the biggest cause of sight loss in the UK. Macular disease is cruel and isolating. It steals your sight, your independence, and your ability to do the things you love. 

The Macular Society is working to deliver our ultimate ambition – to Beat Macular Disease for the next generation. We are determined to end the fear and isolation of macular disease with world-class research and the best advice and support.

We run a busy Advice and Information Service, Counselling Service, fund research, campaign for improvements and provide volunteer-delivered services. We have over 400 local peer support groups across the UK and more launch each year. An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Services team working with our support groups and volunteers. This position will recruit, train, develop and support local Macular Society groups and volunteers across the central Midlands. Your important role will be to help us strengthen our network in this region.

This role is home based and ideally around the Leicestershire area. You will have access to a car for regular travel. Please be aware that this position will require an enhanced CRB check. There will be some overnight stays, out of hours and weekend work, however we have a flexible approach to how you manage your time to achieve great results.

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Please address any questions by email to: Tessa Barrett, Director of Services: tessa.barrett@macularsociety.org

To apply please email your CV with a covering letter to recruitment@macularsociety.org

Closing date: Mid-night 17 April 2019

Interviews: Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th April 2019