EC3R, London

£40,000 per year (depending on experience)

Permanent, Full-time

Job Description

Database Manager

Orbis is an international eye care charity that prevents and treats avoidable blindness and visual impairment.

Orbis UK are growing rapidly, with our income increasing from under £3M in 2010 to over £8M in 2017. We are also undergoing an organisational wide digital transformation programme. Every member of the organisation is involved in this process and your input will be vital.

About the role

The Database Manager is a key member of the public giving and engagement team within fundraising. This new role is responsible for managing our Raiser’s Edge database to support the marketing, supporter care and income processing activities of the Fundraising and wider Orbis UK teams. You will be responsible for championing the use of data and translating data requirements into practical solutions. You will also be responsible for the line management of the Database Officer.

We are seeking a positive, approachable, can do attitude – with a desire to support colleagues with their data needs and an ability to translate complicated data matters into practical solutions for non technical team members. You will have advanced knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and line management experience.

Reports to: Head of Individual Giving

Location: London, UK (near Monument)

Contract: Full time, 37.5 hours per week, permanent

Salary: £40,000 per annum, subject to experience

Benefits of working for Orbis UK

Before completion of probation:

  • 22 days holiday plus three days between Christmas and New Year
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • E-learning Courses
  • Social Activities
  • Access to low cost gym within the building

After completion of probation:

  • Matched employer pension contribution up to a maximum of 10% of basic salary
  • Flexi-time
  • Interest free season ticket loan

Application and interviews

Closing Date: 29th July 9am
First Interviews:   w/c 5th August. Second Interviews: w/c 12th August

There is some flexibility around interview dates as it is holiday season.

Please see attached the Job description for further details.

To apply upload your CV and a brief cover letter (1 page max.).


All applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to reply to all applications, so if you haven’t heard from us by Friday 2nd August, your application has not been successful.

Orbis UK is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from any suitably qualified persons. We will ensure that no job applicant receives less favorable treatment either directly or indirectly, on the grounds of age, race, disability, gender, marital status, religion or faith or sexual orientation.