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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 brain tumour research.

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.

Systems Analyst (12-month contract)

We are looking for an excellent communicator with strong analytical and excellent IT skills to drive the efficiency and performance of the charity by reviewing existing systems and business processes, recommending and implementing improvements, additional functionality and data integration. Conduct a full review of the Brain Tumour Research Process Manual and ensure all processes are relevant and fit for purpose and updated as required.

Reporting to our Director of Finance and Operations, duties will include:

  • Conduct a full systems and processes review to increase accuracy and productivity
  • Lead a cross-functional team on a matrix basis to deliver process and systems improvements
  • Create systems and user documentation, support users on change control and systems updates, and deliver user training as required
  • Review management reporting requirements and develop to meet ongoing requirements of the Charity

Proficient in CRM and other systems, and advanced working knowledge of Excel. Formal project management qualification preferred.

Read full job description here.

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary:  Circa £30-35k p.a. depending on experience (initial 12-month contract term)

Hours of work: 9–5 plus reasonable additional hours necessary to perform duties

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

The closing date for this vacancy is midday Friday 29th November, but early applications are encouraged and interviews will commence before the closing date if and when suitable candidates are identified.

No agencies, please.

Community Fundraising Manager - South East

We are looking for a passionate, motivated and organised individual, who is an excellent communicator with proven experience of community fundraising, to recruit, steward and retain our extremely dedicated #fightingforce of supporters, donors, local corporates and fundraising groups.

Reporting to our Head of Community Fundraising, you will be responsible for:

  • Generating income and fundraising leads in one of our most established regions to hit key targets
  • Organising and delivering a number of exciting fundraising challenge events, including our Walks of Hope and Wear A Hat Day, as well as the chance to develop your own fundraising initiatives
  • Providing detailed and illuminating reports, tracking and predicting vital income in the South East
  • Recruit, manage and develop fundraising volunteers and provide appropriate support to their fundraising activities
  • Work with the Regional PR team to ensure appropriate media coverage for fundraising activities being undertaken by the volunteer network.
  • Work with members of the wider Fundraising Team, including Corporate, Trusts & Foundations, Major Donors and Legacy & In Mem as and when necessary 

Read full job description here.

Salary - c. £30-35,000 dependent on experience with a generous holiday allowance.

This is a full-time, home-based role would suit someone who lives in central or south London and is happy to travel for work outside of the capital or, alternatively, someone based in Portsmouth, Chichester, Guildford, Brighton, Crawley (or somewhere in between). The successful candidate will undertake occasional duties at the Brain Tumour Research Head Office in Milton Keynes.

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

The closing date for this vacancy is Sunday 17th November 2019, but early applications are encouraged and interviews will commence before the closing date if and when suitable candidates are identified.

No agencies, please.

Head of Digital Marketing

This is a terrific opportunity to join Brain Tumour Research in a new role at an exciting time of growth. The role is needed to increase the profile and reach of the charity’s brand and deliver a digital marketing strategy which increases awareness and drives income growth through supporter recruitment and retention, maximising engagement with and inspiring our loyal followers, as well as reaching and delighting new audiences across all digital platforms.

As an expert in your field, you will lead the team and showcase the organisation’s mission and brand, communicating our achievements and impacts and influencing target audiences to convince them to engage in new fundraising initiatives, make donations, create partnerships and join our campaigning in order to help us find a cure for brain tumours.

Reporting to the Director of Brand and Communications, your main duties will include:

  • Lead the development and implementation of innovative, enterprising and effective digital marketing strategies across all channels, along with dynamic and motivated Digital Marketing team, to meet income targets
  • Develop and deliver website strategy including an e-commerce solution for website – event tickets, entry fees, merchandise sales
  • Set the vision for recruitment and retention of Brain Tumour Research’s growing base of supporters and donors across all digital channels, especially on social media
  • Develop and manage the departmental budget
  • Develop and deliver a video strategy that provides excellent brain tumour research information
  • Analyse weekly and monthly reporting, along with any other specific activity reporting to inform top level strategic decision-making
  • Coordinate with wider company marketing and communications plans

Read full job description, person specification and role competencies here.

Salary - £40 - 45,000 depending on experience

This is a full-time role based at Brain Tumour Research Head Office in Milton Keynes.

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.

The closing date for this vacancy is Sunday 8th December 2019, but early applications are encouraged and interviews will commence before the closing date if and when suitable candidates are identified.

No agencies, please.

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Marketing and Communications Officer

We are looking for a talented Marketing and Communications Officer to take on full responsibility for the timely production of all print collateral to promote our fundraising activities and deliver the income targets.

This key role will take ownership of being able to demonstrate our impact and inform our stakeholders in order to fully engage them, maximising both acquisition and retention of supporters. 

Reporting to the Head of Brand Communications, you will:

  • Develop and manage our flagship publication, Believe, including gathering content, writing, editing, proofreading, working with designers, printing, mailing and distribution<
  • Manage the production and distribution of all additional printed marketing collateral, including direct marketing mailings to our contact database as well as collateral for  other marketing, fundraising, campaigning, and research requirements
  • Develop strong working relationships with third parties (designers and printers and other suppliers) to produce branded collateral and support material
  • Ensure a consistent brand message and tone of voice appears in all written output, working to ensure consistency and compliance on other teams as and where necessary
  • Act as a brand ambassador/guardian both inside and outside the organisation, developing and maintaining the organisational brand guide and house style, to ensure our visual and written corporate identity is correctly applied and protected

Read full job description here.

Salary - c. £30,000 
 
This is a full-time role based at Brain Tumour Research Head Office in Milton Keynes.
 
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
 
The closing date for this vacancy is Sunday 8th December 2019, but early applications are encouraged and interviews will commence before the closing date if and when suitable candidates are identified.
 
No agencies, please
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Community Fundraising Manager - Midlands and Wales

Brain Tumour Research is an exciting, innovative and ambitious charity with a fantastic supporter base across the Midlands. Brain Tumour Research is one of the fastest growing national charities in the UK. We are passionate about finding a cure for brain tumours through the establishment of dedicated Brain Tumour Research Centres of Excellence around the UK.

Our vision is to find a cure for brain tumours. Our mission is to build a network of experts in sustainable brain tumour research.

We are looking for a passionate, motivated and organised individual, that is an excellent communicator with proven experience of fundraising, to recruit, steward and retain our extremely dedicated #fightingforce of supporters, donors, local corporates and fundraising groups. The individual will be based either in the Midlands or at our Head Office in Milton Keynes.

Reporting to Head of Community Fundraising, you will be responsible for:

  • Generating income and fundraising leads in one of our most established regions to hit key targets
  • Organising and delivering a number of exciting fundraising challenge events, including our Walks of Hope and Wear A Hat day as well as the chance to develop your own fundraising initiatives
  • Providing detailed and illuminating reports, tracking and predicting vital income in the Midlands
  • Recruit, manage and develop fundraising volunteers and provide appropriate support to their fundraising activities
  • Work with the Regional PR team to ensure appropriate media coverage for fundraising activities being undertaken by volunteer network
  • Work with members of the wider Fundraising Team, including Corporate, Trusts & Foundations, Major Donors and Legacy & In mem as and when necessary

Read full job description here.

Salary - c. £30,000 dependent on experience with a generous holiday allowance

This is a full-time, home-based role would suit someone who lives in Birmingham, Solihull, Nottingham, Leicester or based around Milton Keynes. If based in the region, the successful candidate will undertake occasional duties at the Brain Tumour Research Head Office in Milton Keynes.

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.

The closing date for this vacancy is Sunday 17th November 2019, but early applications are encouraged and interviews will commence before the closing date if and when suitable candidates are identified.

No agencies, please.

Social Media Marketing Executive

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic marketer and social media expert to bring their knowledge, drive, enthusiasm and passion to our hugely important cause. This dynamic role will take ownership of promoting and managing our brand on social media and grow our reach through the recruitment of new supporters and retention of loyal followers by producing brilliant and engaging content, and being suitable sensitive and responsive to follower engagement.

Reporting to the Head of Brand Communications, you will be responsible for:

  • Implementing and managing all of our day to day social media activities
  • Planning our social media content schedule, ensuring diversity in and appeal of forthcoming posts 
  • Producing Facebook Ads to maximise awareness, accelerating growth in followers, generating event sign-ups and driving donations
  • Generating weekly and other specific activity reporting

Read full job description here.

Salary - c. £22,000

This is a full-time role based at Brain Tumour Research Head Office in Milton Keynes.

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.

The closing date for this vacancy is Sunday 10th November, but early applications are encouraged and interviews will commence before the closing date if and when suitable candidates are identified.

No agencies, please.

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