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Just 1% of the national research spend has been allocated to this devastating disease

Work for Brain Tumour Research

Brain Tumour Research is an ambitious charity, passionate about finding a cure for brain tumours through the establishment of dedicated Brain Tumour Research Centres of Excellence around the UK and challenging the Government and larger cancer charities to increase the national investment for research into brain tumours to £35 million a year and bring parity with other cancers.

Our vision is to find a cure for brain tumours. Our mission is to build a network of experts in sustainable research at seven dedicated Centres of Excellence.

Following a year of change we are looking to grow our team in order to increase our contribution to the national investment in brain tumour research and to do more of our vital campaigning work in line with our 2025 strategy.

If you are passionate, energetic, professional and hardworking, and you think you've got what it takes to help us achieve our mission, then we would welcome your application for any suitable vacancies we have listed here. You can find out more about our philosophy and overall identity on our Vision, Mission and Values page

If we have no suitable or current vacancies, then please revisit this page soon and in the mean time register your interest here.

If you would like to volunteer to help our cause, please follow this link for more information about volunteering with Brain Tumour Research.

Please note, in addition to a competitive salary, employment benefits include a generous holiday allowance, occupational sick pay, access to private healthcare, and free parking.

Supporter Care Administrator

This is an exciting opportunity to join the expanding Supporter Care team. 

Job Purpose:

To offer outstanding supporter care and fundraising help - ‘from start to finish and beyond’ to all donors and supporters of Brain Tumour Research. To manage the thanking process for the charity.

Reports to: Supporter Care Supervisor

Direct Reports: None

Salary: Up to £22,000

Location: Head Office in Milton Keynes (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm) 

Previous applicants need not apply

Closing date:  Sunday 19th December

Early applications are encouraged, interviews will commence before the closing date if suitable candidates are identified. 

Please send your CV with a covering letter, demonstrating why you are a suitable candidate, how you could add value to our organisation and detailing your current salary to: supportercare@braintumourresearch.org

Read the full job description here

No agencies, please.

Videographer

Job purpose

Do you have a passion for telling stories through videos? We are looking for a videographer who is creative and can produce high quality and effective audio-visual content to help support our vital work.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the technical and creative aspects of audio-visual production, including storyboarding, planning, recording and editing content for a wide variety of media projects.  This will include working from our office in Milton Keynes and on location around the UK, filming pre-recorded and live events (including on our social channels), and editing content for use across diverse channels. You will also maintain and organise our library of audio and video assets and keep our YouTube channel up to date.

You will be a flexible and hardworking individual with a positive can-do attitude and a keen eye for detail.  An excellent communicator with a high level of empathy for the cause you will converse sensitively and empathetically with members of the public who may be going through current or recent traumatic experiences.

Other key stakeholders include corporate and major donor prospects, researchers and clinicians, celebrities, MPs, and Parliamentarians, as well as other influencers.

The successful candidate will be joining a dynamic Digital Marketing team during an exciting period of transformation, growth and development.

Brain Tumour Research is an influential, game changing, intelligent and focused charity embracing its fantastic supporter base across the UK. We are passionate about finding a cure for brain tumours through our Centre Strategy and increasing the national investment in brain tumour research.

Working hours

This is a full-time (35 hours per week) permanent position.  Flexible hours are available between 8am-6pm (core hours 010am-3pm) Mon-Fri.  There will be times when you will need to work evening and weekends with this role to complete specific projects and achieve objectives.  Some travel around the UK will also be required.

We are currently trialling a flexible/hybrid approach working at least three days a week from our Head Office in Milton Keynes.

Reports to: Digital Marketing Manager

Direct Reports: None

Salary: Circa £22,000

Closing date: Sunday 12th December 

Early applications are encouraged, interviews will commence before the closing date if suitable candidates are identified.

Please send your CV with a covering letter, demonstrating why you are a suitable candidate, how you could add value to our organisation and detailing your current salary to: andrea.abbis@braintumourresearch.org

Read the full job description here

No agencies, please.

Social Media Marketing Assistant

Job purpose

Does learning innovative digital and social media marketing skills whilst helping a great cause appeal to you?

We are looking for someone with a positive attitude who has a strong interest in social media and digital marketing and has a desire to make a difference. We will train you to promote and support our brand on social media and grow the reach of our platforms through the recruitment of new followers and retention of loyal followers. You will plan and post engaging content and be responsive and considerate to increase follower engagement.

You will be a flexible and hardworking individual with a positive can-do attitude and a keen eye for detail.  An excellent communicator with the ability to work sensitively and diplomatically with others, both internally and externally with supporters who may be going through current or recent traumatic experiences.

Through this work, you will learn skills that can help you develop your career within the charity.

The successful candidate would be joining a dynamic Digital Marketing team during an exciting period of transformation, growth and development.

Brain Tumour Research is an influential, game changing, intelligent and focused charity embracing its fantastic supporter base across the UK. We are passionate about finding a cure for brain tumours through our Centre Strategy and increasing the national investment in brain tumour research.

Working hours

This is a full-time (35 hours per week) permanent position.  Flexible hours are available between 8am-6pm (core hours 10am-3pm) Mon-Fri.  There will be times when you will need to work evening and weekends with this role to complete specific projects and achieve objectives.  Some travel around the UK will also be required.

We are currently trialling a flexible/hybrid approach working at least three days a week from our Head Office in Milton Keynes.

Supervised by: Social Media Marketing Executive

Reports to: Digital Marketing Manager

Direct Reports: None

Salary: Circa £18,000

Closing date:  Sunday 12th December

Early applications are encouraged, interviews will commence before the closing date if suitable candidates are identified.

Please send your CV with a covering letter, demonstrating why you are a suitable candidate, how you could add value to our organisation and detailing your current salary to: andrea.abbis@braintumourresearch.org

Read the full job description here

No agencies, please.

Community Fundraiser – London

Job purpose:

This is an exciting time for Brain Tumour Research, and you will join us to support the delivery of our strategic plans and objectives, by generating and growing our income through community fundraising activities.

You will help raise awareness by engaging people with our work and by recruiting and supporting the fundraising of individuals, challenge event participants, our Fundraising Groups and Charity of the Year partnerships.

You will help build and sustain our supporter base and provide excellent stewardship at all times.

You will come to us as an experienced fundraiser ready to hit the ground running with insight into how local fundraising works, with good office skills. Your ability to work proactively and as part of a remote team is important to us to ensure that we grow the budget we need.


Reports to: Community Development Manager

Direct Reports: None

Location: Home Based in London

Salary up to £30,000 (including London weighting)

Full Time – Permanent

Closing Date: Wednesday 15th December

Early applications are encouraged, interviews will commence before the closing date if suitable candidates are identified.

Please send your CV with a covering letter, demonstrating why you are a suitable candidate, how you could add value to our organisation and detailing your current salary to: charlie.allsebrook@braintumourresearch.org

Read the full job description here

Community Fundraiser – East Anglia

Job purpose:

This is an exciting time for Brain Tumour Research, and you will join us to support the delivery of our strategic plans and objectives, by generating and growing our income through community fundraising activities.

You will help raise awareness by engaging people with our work and by recruiting and supporting the fundraising of individuals, challenge event participants, our Fundraising Groups and Charity of the Year partnerships.

You will help build and sustain our supporter base and provide excellent stewardship at all times.

You will come to us as an experienced fundraiser ready to hit the ground running with insight into how local fundraising works, with good office skills. Your ability to work proactively and as part of a remote team is important to us to ensure that we grow the budget we need.


Reports to: Community Development Manager

Direct Reports: None

Location: Home Based covering Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex

Salary up to £27,500

Full Time – Permanent

Closing Date: Wednesday 15th December

Early applications are encouraged, interviews will commence before the closing date if suitable candidates are identified.

Please send your CV with a covering letter, demonstrating why you are a suitable candidate, how you could add value to our organisation and detailing your current salary to: charlie.allsebrook@braintumourresearch.org

Read the full job description here

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