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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.

Fundraising Administrator

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Supporter Care Supervisor you will be responsible for providing administrative provision and support to the Community Fundraising Team, including liaising with supporters of the charity who are participating in events, are donors and updating information on our CRM database (Thank Q). You will also be maintaining electronic files of letters and documents such as thank you letters, event packs and legacy notifications. You will also be responsible for assisting with other administrative tasks as requires such as sorting post, working with the volunteers and liaising both internally and externally.

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

Salary: Circa £21k pa

Location: Head Office, Milton Keynes

Reports to: Supporter Care Supervisor

Direct reports: None.

Closing Date: Closed

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

No agencies, please.

 

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:  Sunday 28th August 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:  Sunday 28th August 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 – Surrey, Sussex and Kent

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, 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
  • Stewardship and management of Challenge events such as the London to Brighton bike ride taking place in September
  • Seek new opportunities to maximise fundraising across Sussex, Surrey and Kent

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

Salary: Circa £28k pa

Location: Home based, Sussex, Surrey or Kent. 

Reports to: Community Development Manager.

Direct reports: None.

Closing Date:  Sunday 28th August 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 – 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:  Sunday 28th August 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: Sunday 28th August 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

Corporate Development Manager

Job Purpose: To own and develop our aspirational corporate fundraising proposition for Brain Tumour Research. To grow corporate income in order to deliver an annual £2,000,000 from corporate partnerships within five years.

Contract Type: Full Time (35 hours pw)

Reports to:  Director of Income Generation and Development

Direct Reports: None                                                                      

Location: Head Office, Milton Keynes. We offer hybrid working, employees have the flexibility to work from home up to two days per week.

Salary:  C. £40,000 pa based on experience

Hours of work: Full time, 9am–5pm, plus reasonable flexibility around core hours necessary to perform duties, for example to attend fundraising events

Closing Date:  Sunday 28th August 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

No agencies, please.

Head of Digital Infrastructure

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to join a forward-thinking charity and help achieve our exciting growth ambitions. We are looking for a Strategic, yet hands on Head of Digital Infrastructure who will develop and deliver a digital infrastructure that will enable us to achieve our ambitious growth targets.

Brain Tumour Research is an influential, game-changing, intelligent, and focused charity embracing its fantastic supporter base across the UK. Having bucked the trend during the pandemic, Brain Tumour Research is determined to continue its growth trajectory. We are passionate about finding a cure for brain tumours through the establishment of dedicated Brain Tumour Research Centres of Excellence around the UK and increasing the national investment in brain tumour research.

Help us fund the fight. Together we will find a cure.

Location: Head Office, Milton Keynes. Flexible, Hybrid Working Model up to two days working from home pw.

Contract Type: Full Time – Permanent

Salary: up to £50,000

Line Management: Digital Marketing Officer – Website & SEO, Digital Marketing Executive, Junior Digital Data Analyst

Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading the continued development of our website and digital channels infrastructure to support our overall growth ambitions 
  • Developing the digital roadmap and executing the digital strategy by working across the charity to maximise engagement and take-up of digital tools and services to drive growth and operating efficiencies
  • Focusing on delivering a growth strategy through data driven innovation and a test and learn culture, lead the development, operation and optimisation of our digital capability to build our supporter base, drive engagement and increase income
  • Supporting the planning and implementation of web-based marketing strategies and campaigns, establishing a best practice framework to maximise efficiency, consistency and effectiveness 

Closing Date: Closed

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

No agencies, please.

Community Fundraiser – East Midlands

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 times.

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.
  • Stewardship and management of Challenge events such as the Peak District Challenge taking place in July.
  • Seek new opportunities to maximise fundraising across Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland.

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

 Salary: Circa £28k pa

Location: Home based in Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire or Rutland

Reports to: Community Development Manager.

Direct reports: None.

Closing Date: Closed

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

Charity Office Assistant

To work with colleagues across the Charity to help deliver a superior ‘supporter journey’ with Brain Tumour Research; managing volunteers and the fulfilment of fundraiser and supporter materials in a way that delights them. To manage merchandise and collateral stocks and ensure the timely and accurate recording of campaigns, stock movements and sales income.

Location: Head Office – Milton Keynes

Contract: Full Time/Permanent

Salary: Circa £20k pa

Reports to: Office Manager

Direct Reports: None

Closing Date: Sunday 21st August 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