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UK Regional Manager–London

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 UK.

Our strong commitment to excellence in service delivery means that we seek only the best people to carry out our mission. 
At Coptic Orphans, we are committed to a Child-Safe environment as the children's dignity, safety, and well-being are at the center of all we do. As such, all selected candidates will be required to submit to a criminal background check, or working with children check, as part of of their hiring process. Continued employment is contingent upon the check indicating clear records of any child-related violations. Check may be repeated as required by each country's laws and provisions.
 

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

Operations Management: 

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

 

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

  1. BA or MA in business administration, organizational development, management or other closely related field. 
     
  2. 10 years work experience, with 5 years of focused relevant experience, including strong management and team building experience/skills.   
     
  3. Excellent communication skills (oral and written).  Excellent command of English, both written and spoken, is a must; Arabic is a great plus.
     
  4. Strong interpersonal and management skills.
     
  5. Exceptional organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and manage expectations in a constantly-changing environment.  
     
  6. Must be able to manage remote work situation, work independently, and problem-solve with minimal amount of direction, while working will as part of a large team.  
     
  7. Must be able to maintain the highest level of confidentiality, discretion, and professionalism.  
     
  8. Experience in Non-Profit and experience with the Coptic Church and understanding of the Coptic Community is a must.

     

Fiscal Responsibilities:

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 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.  

 

Working Conditions and Environment:

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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Be a part of an organization that has touched the lives of 30,000 children in Egypt over the past 25 years!

Coptic Orphans' Accomplishments By the Numbers:

-Impacted the lives of 30,000 children

-Ensured 100% enrollment of our participants in school

-Established a permanent presence in 675 villages throughout      Egypt

-Partnerships with 55 Coptic dioceses

-Over 400 currently active Church-based volunteer "Reps"

-300 annual life skills workshops organized for mothers and      children 

-30 widowed mothers currently run their own business through      our microcredit program

-91¢ of every dollar goes directly to field programs in  Egypt

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