Work For Us

Work for us

If you’d like to work with us, all our current vacancies are on this page. The OCC is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of gender, age, ethnic background, disability, sexuality or religion.

Current vacancies

– Marketing and Fundraising Manager

(part-time position for 1.5 days per week; temporary job type for 6-12 months)

Purpose of the role: To assist the MD in ensuring the Osteopathic Centre for Children (OCC) and Foundation for Paediatric Osteopathy (FPO) are represented appropriately in all fields, reaching potential beneficiaries and donors, and communicating the impact of the organisation’s work. The post holder will work with the MD as follows:


  • Develop and implement a Fundraising Strategy, research prospects and prioritise activity.
  • Manage organisation’s existing Trusts & Foundations funders – report, collect income, retain & renew.
  • Research new philanthropic bodies and sources of statutory funding – scope potential matches.
  • Work with colleagues across organisation to develop strong, costed projects and persuasive applications for new and lapsed funders.
  • Maximise unrestricted income from individual giving initiatives including regular gifts and osteopathic donations, community events and online.


  • Recruit, convert and retain patients, prospects and donors – develop supporter journey comms.
  • Assist in recruiting Osteopaths for the Award in Paediatric Osteopathy and Continued Professional Development courses (CPD).
  • Support the organisation to appropriately represent itself externally – ensuring visual identity and messaging are consistent and meaningful.
  • Develop and implement an internal communications strategy, including developing strong relationships with the osteopath teams.
  • Support fundraising activity through communications.
  • Develop, implement & analyze a digital marketing and social media strategy.
  • Work with clinical teams to identify suitable case studies, testimonials and other impact stories that are ASA-compliant for social media channels, Annual Review/Impact Report, website, fundraising, press/PR.
  • Produce and maintain promotional and fundraising materials including website.
  • Representation of FPO at relevant events.
  • Any other tasks assigned/agreed.

Skills and experience required:

  • Strong track record of delivering cross-platform campaigns, including email marketing, social and traditional media.
  • Experience and specialist understanding of communications channels, tools and techniques, including web copywriting, social media management and accessibility knowledge.
  • Excellent written and spoken English, able to produce engaging copy and proofread effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to work effectively within the team, as well as on your own.
  • Excellent time management, able to prioritise tasks and respond to occasional shifts in priority.
  • Innovative, able to show initiative within the remit of the role.
  • Results-oriented, able to see projects through to completion.
  • Excellent IT skills, able to use databases, spreadsheets, word processing and powerpoint.
  • Experience of managing a website (particularly a custom-themed Wordpress website).
  • Interest in osteopathy and children’s health, marketing, communications and fundraising.

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Working knowledge of Raisers Edge database.
  • Experience of working in a non-profit or membership organisation.
  • Experience of PR and working with press.

Organisational benefits:

  • 25 days holiday per annum.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Staff use of osteopathic services.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.

To apply please forward your CV and cover letter to or alternatively you can ring Sherlene Pusey on 02088755294 for further information.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 16 May 2021 (23.59 UK time).


We know there are many people who like to give to charity through volunteering their time. If you have any specialist skills you feel could benefit our organisation, and you would like donate your time be it for a specific time-bound project or ongoing, we would like to hear from you.

Please note, any personal data in a job application will only be used for the purpose of processing your application. If you are not successful with your application, your personal data will be deleted within 6 months of the closing date of the job application deadline date.