Vacancies

Regional Manager – North East

Salary £28,000 Full time 37.5 hour per week

(Northumberland, Durham, Yorkshire, North & East Lincolnshire)

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the Macular Society; a national sight-loss charity based in Andover, Hampshire. Macular disease is the most common form of sight loss in the UK. We run a busy Helpline, Counselling Service, fund research, campaign for improvements and provide volunteer-delivered services.  We have over 300 local peer support groups across the UK and more launch each year. The post will recruit, train, develop and support local Macular Society groups and volunteers in the North East of England.  Help us strengthen our network in this region.

Salary £28,000 Full time 37.5 hour per week

  • Permanent contract (home based) with frequent travel in Northumberland, Durham, Yorkshire, North & East Lincolnshire (and occasionally across the UK).
  • For the purposes of this role, some overnight stays, out of hours and weekend work will be required.
  • Must have access to a car.

To apply: please email a CV and a covering letter (no more than 1000 words) explaining your motivation for applying and the skills you will bring to the role to: recruitment@macularsociety.org

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Please address any questions to: Tessa Barrett, head of services 01264 321971 – Email: tessa.barrett@macularsociety.org

Closing date: 12-03-2017

Interviews: Week commencing 03-04-2017

 

Editor

Salary: £35,000. 37.5 hours per week. Permanent contract.
Based in Andover, occasional UK travel.

The Macular Society is the UK charity for people affected by macular disease, the largest cause of sight loss in the developed world. We are seeking an experienced editor for our quarterly members’ magazine, annual scientific review and annual review.

The successful candidate will be experienced in managing magazine content including scientific or technical subject matter. The editor will commission, write and edit content and manage suppliers to produce and distribute publications in print and audio formats. The editor will keep up-to-date with research and treatment developments and provide content for digital channels.

Role purpose

To produce the Society’s quarterly members’ magazine, annual scientific roundup and annual review.

Key responsibilities:

  • Plan, commission, write and edit content
  • Manage suppliers to produce and distribute publications in print and audio formats
  • Keep up-to-date with research and treatment developments
  • Provide content for digital channels

Person specification

Essential

  • Strong editorial and production experience
  • Scientific or technical subject matter experience

Desirable

  • Charity sector experience
  • Eye health sector knowledge

To apply: email your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@macularsociety.org

For further information: Graham Newman, head of marketing and communications, 01264 321976, graham.n@macularsociety.org

Closing date: 28 February 2017

Interviews: 9-10 March 2017