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Staff Vacancies

Find your next career move with The Royal College of Ophthalmologsists. Apply for current job vacancies here.

Join our team

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, the professional body for eye doctors, is one of the youngest Medical Royal Colleges and our members manage over 8 million outpatients a year, that’s 10% of all outpatient appointments in the UK.

Our staff, College Officers, committees and members work in partnership to maintain quality standards in clinical practice, examinations, training and continued education; we also focus our resources on influencing policy decision-making at a national level. As a membership body, we develop services and benefits that add value for members, including expanding membership to other professions working in ophthalmic care.

As a leader in the eye health sector we work with high-profile organisations such as the NHS, the General Medical Council, sight loss charities and government health bodies.

We invest in our talented and hardworking staff team, we value what they say and we recognise and promote diversity and inclusivity. Staff are integral to our culture and values that underpin everything we do and how we work together.

Work for us

We’d love to hear from you if you are interested in any of the jobs we advertise.  Make sure you follow the instructions to apply as outlined in the summary for each role and include supporting information that you believe will enhance your application.

You should email your CV and cover letter to [email protected] no later than the closing date for the application.

Unfortunately, the College cannot acknowledge receipt of applications and will only contact shortlisted applicants. Please find the Job Applicant Privacy Notice here.

Current vacancies

Partnership and Sponsorship Manager
Full time
£43,327 – £44,494
London-based, with hybrid working

We work with a wide range of stakeholders to develop and deliver initiatives designed to support our diverse membership. This is a new and important role, working across the organisation to ensure the success of initiatives with external partners, including a large exhibition and high value sponsorship packages at our annual congress. The post combines account management, relationship-building and project management and you will be a central contact for external partners and have oversight of key College relationships.

Sponsorship Manager JD and person specification

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 21 February


Senior Communications Officer
Full time
London-based, with hybrid working

Part of the Communications and Engagement department, the Senior Communications Officer is responsible for devising and supporting strategic communication initiatives that elevate the College’s visibility, advocate for the importance of sustainable ophthalmology services, spotlight our work and values, and promote membership. Working with colleagues, members and external partners, you will craft, execute and evaluate multichannel campaigns, secure profile-raising media coverage, and create engaging content for all our communications channels.

Senior communications officer – JD and person specification

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 13 March


Membership administrator
Full time
London based, with hybrid working

The Membership Administrator will support work relating to membership recruitment, engagement, retention, subscriptions, records management and communications. The post requires strong attention to detail, and communication skills as the first point of contact in our membership team.

The closing date for applications is Monday 18 March

Membership Administrator JD and person specification

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Benefits of working for the RCOphth

We offer a supportive working environment in friendly, modern offices in a central London location with excellent transport links. Find out more about the benefits of working for the College.

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