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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 all types of brain tumours. Our mission is to increase the UK investment in brain tumour research.

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.

Community Fundraiser – Wales

Job purpose:

As a Community Fundraiser you will support our mission, by delivering on our strategic plans, objectives and mission, through generating and growing our income through community fundraising activities.

Raising awareness and engaging with people with the work Brain Tumour Research does is another key purpose of this role. This is currently achieved through the recruitment and then supporting the fundraising of individuals, challenge event participants, our Fundraising Groups and Charity of the Year partnerships.

As well as growing our supporter base, you will sustain our supporter base and provide excellent stewardship at all teams.

Brain Tumour Research holds annual challenges and events to generate income, however as well as using these opportunities to generate income for the charity, Community Fundraiser’s will be expected to seek out, and support new opportunities.

Contract Type: Full Time (35 hours pw) – Permanent

Salary: Circa £28k pa

Location: Home based, Wales

Reports to: Community Development Manager.

Direct reports: None.

Closing Date: Monday 12th December 2022

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: workforus@braintumourresearch.org

Read the full job description here

Community Fundraiser – Devon, Cornwall, Somerset

As a Community Fundraiser you will support our mission, by delivering on our strategic plans, objectives and mission, through generating and growing our income through community fundraising activities.

Raising awareness and engaging with people with the work Brain Tumour Research does is another key purpose of this role. This is currently achieved through the recruitment and then supporting the fundraising of individuals, challenge event participants, our Fundraising Groups and Charity of the Year partnerships.

As well as growing our supporter base, you will sustain our supporter base and provide excellent stewardship at all teams.

Brain Tumour Research holds annual challenges and events to generate income, however as well as using these opportunities to generate income for the charity, our Community Fundraisers will:

  • Own the recruitment of new prospects and all stewardship of supporters for our three key Wear A Hat Day events taking place throughout the year
  • Develop and build the relationship with our Research Centre of Excellence in Plymouth
  • Stewardship and management of Challenge events in your area and promotion
  • Seek new opportunities to maximise fundraising across Devon, Cornwall, Somerset 

Contract Type: Full Time (35 hours pw) – Permanent

Salary: Circa £28k pa

Location: Home based, Devon, Cornwall, Somerset.

Reports to: Community Development Manager.

Direct reports: None.

Closing Date: Monday 12th December 2022

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: workforus@braintumourresearch.org

Read the full job description here

Community Fundraiser – London

Job purpose:

You will help support our mission through delivery of 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.

Contract Type: Full Time – Permanent

Salary: Circa £32,500 (including London weighting)

Location: Home based, in London.

Reports to: Community Development Manager.

Direct reports: None.

Closing Date: Monday 12th December 2022

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: workforus@braintumourresearch.org

Read the full job description here

Community Fundraiser – East Anglia

Job purpose:

You will help support our mission through delivery of 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.

Contract Type: Full Time – Permanent

Salary: Circa £28k pa

Location: Home based, covering Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex.

Reports to: Community Development Manager.

Direct reports: None.

Closing Date: Monday 12th December 2022

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: workforus@braintumourresearch.org

Read the full job description here

Assistant Graphic Designer

Assistant Graphic Designer

Brain Tumour Research is looking for an Assistant Graphic Designer/ Artworker to support the marketing team, delivering on a range of brand design assets for both print and digital marketing.

Position: Assistant Graphic Designer

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: Circa £21,000 per annum

Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week

Benefits: Flexible, hybrid working model, allowing employees to work from home two days a week, holiday entitlement, 25 days per annum, excluding UK Public Holidays, option to join our healthcare scheme.

Closing Date: Closed

About the Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who wants to make a difference in one of the most innovative and exciting medical research fundraising charities in the UK.

As the Assistant Graphic Designer / Artworker, you will assist the Marketing Manager, as well as working with lead designers at our creative agency, to help deliver the design requirements for various projects, often working within the pre-defined brand identity of specific marketing campaigns, whilst adhering to the master brand guide for the charity.

Support design projects to ensure all internal stakeholders are informed and engaged, and sign off process is followed consistently, and all issues are communicated to the line manager in order to identify solutions.

About You

If you would like to join an exciting, innovative, and ambitious charity, with a passion for finding a cure for brain tumours, then we would love to hear from you.

Do you have:

  • Excellent graphic design skills, with a desire to deliver creative and exciting work
  • An understanding of using brand within design
  • A good command of the English language with strong communication skills
  • A high level of empathy for our cause
  • Experience working in marketing, videography and for a charity would be beneficial

About Brain Tumour Research

Brain Tumour Research is an exciting, innovative and ambitious charity. We are passionate about finding a cure for brain tumours through the establishment of dedicated Brain Tumour Research Centres of Excellence around the UK.

We are invested in our employees and are proud to be accredited by Investors in People.

To apply: 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: workforus@braintumourresearch.org or visit https://www.braintumourresearch.org/contact/work-for-us for more information.

Candidates may also have experience in, or looking for a career in: Graphic Design, Advertising, Creative Design, Artist, Digital Marketing, Brand Design, Artworker, Digital Creative.

Read the full job description here