Vacancy List

The Role

Award-winning animal charity, Pet Blood Bank UK, is recruiting for a maternity cover Operations Manager (min 9 months) who will report into the Head of Operations and manage the smooth running of the PBB through all day-to-day activities.  Based in Loughborough, this an ideal opportunity for someone looking to further their experience in a unique environment.  

Background

Pet Blood Bank UK is the only charity of its kind that provides a canine blood bank service, helping to save the lives of many loyal companions across the UK. Similar to the human blood service, donation sessions are held nationwide for large dog owners to bring along their pets to give blood. The blood is then taken to PBB’s state of the art processing centre in Loughborough where it is separated into red blood cells and plasma products, and then stored ready for despatch. Now in its 10th year, the charity has over 8,000 canine donors registered and growing at an exponential rate as media attention increases. 

The Candidate

With strong attention to detail and excellent organisational skills, the successful candidate will be confident in their ability to effectively manage both the operational and compliance aspects of the PBB business.  This is a rewarding and challenging role demanding excellent client liaison skill, volunteer co-ordination ability, admin management and staff rota co-ordination. The Operations Manager leads and mentors a highly experienced and dedicated team, supporting the Head of Operations, Head of Clinical and Professional Services and the Veterinary Supervisor.

You’ll be an experienced Operations Manager, ideally within a sector requiring a high degree of compliance and transparency which will meet the standards of rigorous external auditing. A confident user of all Microsoft Office packages, the successful candidate will also have excellent communications and interpersonal skills, a proactive and enthusiastic approach and an aptitude for stakeholder management. The ability to empathise with the pet owning public is essential. Some travel is expected and therefore it is essential you hold a clean, full driving licence

For a full job description and/or to apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Carolyn Hughes carolyn.hughes@squarepegdevelopment.co.uk. Square Peg is our recruitment partner for this role.

Closing date: 21st July 2017. 

The Role

Award-winning animal charity, Pet Blood Bank UK, is recruiting for a part-time Marketing Manager who will report into the Head of Operations and manage a direct report, to define and implement the annual marketing plan. This is an ideal role for a talented Marketing professional looking to bring their skills to a well-established charity, with the benefit of part-time hours.

Background

Pet Blood Bank UK is the only charity of its kind that provides a canine blood bank service, helping to save the lives of many loyal companions across the UK. Similar to the human blood service, donation sessions are held nationwide for large dog owners to bring along their pets to give blood. Now in its 10th year, the charity has over 8,000 canine donors registered and growing at an exponential rate as media attention increases.

Emergency out of hours care provider for pets, Vets Now, helped get the service off the ground back in 2007 and they continue to help PBB by choosing them as their charity of choice. The candidate will be based alongside Pet Blood Bank colleagues at the Vets Now Head Office in Dunfermline, Fife.

The Candidate

With the ability to translate insight into action, the successful applicant will be responsible for building the Pet Blood Bank brand, recruiting more donors, driving penetration amongst professionals and introducing more focused fundraising efforts as part of the charity’s marketing strategy going forward.  Digital marketing will play a key part in this strategy and it’s essential that you are experienced and confident in this area, particularly social media.  

You’ll be degree educated with extensive experience in a consumer marketing role, preferably within an agency or charity environment.  As a skilled manager, you should be able to demonstrate your ability to manage people, budgets and a wide range of stakeholders – a love of dogs would be hugely beneficial too!  Some travel is expected to visit some donor sessions, events and PBB office therefore it is essential you hold a clean, full driving licence

Further details

This role is part-time, working 20 hours per week. Working hours and pattern will be discussed in more detail at interview. The position also attracts 30 days’ annual leave pro-rata (inclusive of public holidays).

For a full job description and/or to apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Carolyn Hughes carolyn.hughes@squarepegdevelopment.co.uk. Square Peg is our recruitment partner for this role.

Closing date: 14th July 2017. 

  • Do you have strong phlebotomy skills and an interest in transfusion medicine?
  • Are you passionate about providing excellent Patient Care, Client Care and Customer Service and making a difference to the lives of others?

PBB is now seeking a dedicated Registered Veterinary Nurse on a permanent part-time flexible basis. You will perform blood collections from our canine donors following correct procedures and assist with donor care during clinical exam and donation. Full training is provided in respect to PBB SOPs.

Flexibility to work at various venues is also required: departing from their Loughborough based office, the collection team go to collection sessions at venues across the Midlands and beyond and a rota pattern of your set working days will be agreed in advance.

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To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to katrina.wilkinson@petbloodbankuk.org.