Coptic Orphans
  • 08-May-2019 to 20-Jun-2019 (EST)
  • London, GBR
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Regional Manager, London United Kingdom

 Purpose of the Job

The Coptic Orphans UK Regional Manager is to lead the startup of Coptic Orphans Office in the UK and head the planning and strategic growth of its outreach.  The incumbent plans and executes fundraising efforts and manages donor and sponsor relations to grow revenue for Coptic Orphans' Programs, by cultivating new donors and sponsors, and raising awareness of Coptic Orphans mission and work.  This professional has the overall responsibility for the administration, business operation, and fiscal management; and represents Coptic Orphans with government representatives, sponsors, and media in the UK.

 Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  1. Fundraising and Donor Relations Management:

  • Launch a well-planned variety of outreach efforts to introduce and raise awareness of Coptic Orphans and its work to the UK.
  • Promote Coptic Orphans' Programs through outreach and fundraising activities.
  • Organize and execute fundraising events, dinners, outreach campaigns, and church presentations.
  • Search for leads and partnership; create interest with potential supporters and partners.
  • Creatively and enthusiastically work to cultivate new donors and sponsors, thereby increasing donations' levels and promoting child sponsorship.
  • Coordinate and manage the sponsorship program, and continually work to increase the number of sponsors through existing donors and/or new contacts.
  • Maintain and build upon the image, integrity, and reputation of Coptic Orphans with all beneficiaries, staff, church leaders, other organizations, and the general public.
  • Through the understanding of the UK culture, propose effective means of communicating and promoting.

2. Operations Management

  • Implement and monitor Coptic Orphans' policies and practices in the office operations and fundraising activities.
  • Facilitate all activities between the Coptic Orphans HQ and UK offices.
  • Ensure an open flow of communication between the UK and other CO offices
  • Manage staff with scope and operation growth; in consultation with the Executive Director, train and develop staff.
  • Ensure the highest standard of service delivery through professional development, continuous improvement, and proactively seeking capacity building opportunities.
  • Maintain financial integrity of all funds and expenses through careful review, monitoring and accountability of revenue and budget.


Supervisory Responsibilities

       Supervises staff in the office when the activities reach the level requiring additional staff.

 Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Business Administration, organizational development, Management, or other closely related fields
  • 10 years of work experience, with 5 years of focused relevant experience, including strong management and team building experience/skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written). Excellent command of English, both written and spoken, is a must; Arabic is a great plus. 
  • Strong interpersonal and management skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and manage expectations in a constantly changing environment.
  • Must be able to manage remote work situation, work independently, and problem-solve with the minimal amount of direction, while working well as part of a large team.
  • Must be able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality, discretion, and professionalism.
  • Experience in Non-Profit and experience with the Coptic Church and understanding of the Coptic Community is a must.

 Fiscal Responsibilities (budgeting responsibilities, approval privileges on purchase orders and check requests, reporting and auditing functions)

The UK Office Regional Manager participates in the creation of the UK Office annual budget and has overall approval of the office expenses according to the budget and the established delegation approval levels.  He/she is also responsible for the financial reporting of all UK finances to the Executive Director and others as directed, and for internal and audit controls in the office.

 Extent of Public Contact (within and outside the organization)

The UK Office Regional Manager will have extensive public contacts, as the public face of the organization in the UK, and must maintain positive interactions and good relationships through regular meetings and contacts with all Coptic Orphans' partners, stakeholders, constituents and other interested parties; including schools, churches, non-governmental organizations, etc.

 Physical Demands (walking, lifting, carrying, etc)

Limited to the typical office work environment; typing, sitting, speaking, walking, and occasional lifting of boxes and/or luggage.

 Work Conditions and Environment (i.e., necessary travel, unusual work hours, etc.)

Requires some in-country travel and occasional travel to the United States and/or Egypt; required work on some weekends and evenings with no additional or overtime pay.

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