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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 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.

Community Fundraiser – Central Belt of Scotland

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

Salary up to £27,500

Full Time – Permanent

Closing Date: Sunday 3rd October 

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: matthew.price@braintumourresearch.org

Read the full job description here

Community Fundraiser – South Wales

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

Salary up to £27,500

Full Time – Permanent

Closing Date: Sunday 3rd October 

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: melanie.tiley@braintumourresearch.org

Read the full job description here

Digital Marketing – Virtual Events Coordinator (Full time)

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who wants to make a difference in one of the most innovative and exciting areas of digital marketing. As our Virtual Events Coordinator, you will drive income through cutting edge digital and Facebook fundraising principles and technology.

You will coordinate other team members in driving numerous campaigns and activities throughout the year, ensuring our supporters on Facebook primarily receive a great experience and ambitious income targets are met.

With a positive attitude and a desire to make a difference, you will see campaigns through from inception to evaluation and continuously identify ways to test, learn and improve.

We’re looking for someone who is highly organised, with a strong background in social media, ideally with fundraising and line management experience. Excellent written skills and an eye for detail is also important. Crucially, they should also have a high level of empathy for the cause.

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.

Digital Marketing – Virtual Events Coordinator (Full time)  

Location: Hybrid working (Office in Milton Keynes and remote working)

Salary: Circa £24k

Full Time: 35 hours per week. Potential for some evening and weekend hours.

Closing date: Monday 20th September

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: rachael.white@braintumourresearch.org

Read the full job description here

Digital Marketing – Virtual Events Executive (Full time or part time)

Are you looking for a flexible role which you could do from your own home?

This is an exciting opportunity which could work around childcare, studies or those looking for a good work/ life balance.

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

We’re 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 deliver a fantastic experience to our supporters through a variety of digital interactions and social platforms whilst encouraging and motivating them to fundraise.

Along with excellent written skills, an eye for detail and the ability to present themselves authentically online. Crucially, you should also have a high level of empathy for the cause.

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

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.

Digital Marketing – Virtual Events Executive (Full time or part time)

Location: Remote based (with occasional office working in Milton Keynes)

Salary: £16,500 per annum (Full time) Part time is also considered

Full Time: 35 hours per week. Part time – ideally min of 20 hours. Including evenings and weekends rota

Closing date: Monday 20th September

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: rachael.white@braintumourresearch.org

Read the full job description here

No agencies, please.

HR Officer

Job Purpose:

To provide high quality professional advice and support to line managers and staff on all HR related matters. To ensure that Brain Tumour Research employs the right balance of individuals in terms of skills and experience, and that training and development opportunities are available to the team to enhance their performance and achieve the charity’s ambitious objectives.

Candidate profile:

Ambitious, self-motivated HR professional with excellent organisation and communication skills, who is able to form and maintain effective working relationships.

Reports to: Director of Finance and Operations

Direct Reports: None

Hours: Full time (35 hours) part-time considered

Salary: up to £30,000 (Full Time – Part Time applications considered)

Location: Head Office in Milton Keynes

Closing date:  9am Monday 27th September 2021

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.

Supporter Care Administrator - Full Time

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. To fulfil supporter orders and requests as directed by the fundraising team.

Reports to: Supporter Care Supervisor

Direct Reports: None

Salary: Up to £22,000

Location: Head Office in Milton Keynes

Closing date:  Sunday 12th September

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.

Digital Marketing Manager - Web & SEO (Full time)

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to apply their significant website and SEO skills to an innovative and ambitious charity. As Website and SEO manager, you will drive the performance of the website, SEO and email marketing channels, in line with our objectives.

They will be a leading voice within the digital team, with knowledge and experience that will drive our digital transformation, as we evolve and capitalise on digital opportunities such as website, SEO and email channels.

They will have proven experience of maximising web and SEO performance, with a strong awareness of email marketing. They will have led and motivated a high performing team. They will have strong analytical and insight capabilities and be adept at identifying and progressing the highest value opportunities for the lowest resource.

They will be an excellent communicator and the ability to work sensitively and diplomatically with others, both internally and externally, is essential.

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.

Website and SEO Manager

Location: Office based (currently remote working in line with govt. guidelines)

Salary: Up to C. £35k per annum

Full Time: 35 hours per week.

Closing date:  Sunday 17th September

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.

Assistant Graphic Designer / Artworker – Full Time

Job Purpose

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 and Artworker, you will provide a crucial role in delivering a range of brand design assets for both print and digital marketing and communications requirements to meet objectives across the organisation.

Assisting the Marketing Manager you will work across the marketing department, as well as with the lead designers at our creative agency, to help deliver the design requirements for various and numerous projects, often working within the pre-defined brand identity of specific marketing campaigns, whilst always adhering to the master brand guide for the charity.

We’re looking for someone who is highly creative, with excellent graphic design skills and a desire to deliver brilliant work. An intuitive understanding of and experience of using brand within design is also key. A good command of the English language and strong communication skills are essential, as is an eye for every detail. You’ll enjoy producing clean, typographically elegant, imaginative and impactful work.

The right candidate will also have a high level of empathy for our cause. You’ll enjoy being part of and contributing to a busy, experienced, fast-working and dedicated team that is constantly ‘punching above its weight’!

You will possess good time management skills to meet all your deadlines whilst juggling multiple projects and shifting priorities. You will also have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and a personable manner, and will embrace the desire to make a measurable difference.

Experience in marketing, videography and working for a charity would also be beneficial.

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.

Location: Hybrid working (Office in Milton Keynes and remote working)

Full Time: 35 hours per week

Salary: Circa £20k

Closing Date: Friday 17th September

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

Email Marketing Executive- Full time

Job purpose

The Email Marketing Exec will be responsible for taking our email marketing to the next level, driving performance gains in line with our ambitious growth plans. They will be responsible for developing and implementing the email marketing strategy, ensuring email communications deliver a fantastic experience to our rapidly growing supporter base while meeting performance targets.

They will have proven experience of managing successful email strategies and campaigns, implementing best practice principles. They will have a deep technical understanding of working with email marketing platforms such as Mailchimp and how emails integrate into wider marketing activity. They will ideally have experience of implementing email marketing automation with the knowledge to enable successful automation.

They will be an excellent communicator with the ability to work sensitively and diplomatically with others, both internally and externally.

Key stakeholders will include patients and their family and friends and other community stakeholders, corporate and major donor prospects, researchers and clinicians, MPs, and Parliamentarians, as well as other influencers.

They will work closely with the Digital Marketing Manager and the Marketing and Communications teams, as well as the wider teams across the organisation.   


Reports to: Website and SEO Manager

Direct Reports: None

Location: Hybrid working (Office in Milton Keynes and remote working)

Salary: £22,000 per annum 

Full Time – Permanent

Closing Date: Sunday 10th September

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

Community Fundraiser, based in Newcastle– Full time

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 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 

Salary: Up to £27.5k

Full Time – Permanent

Closing Date: Friday 27th August

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: joe.woollcott@braintumourresearch.org

Read the full job description here

Community Fundraiser, based in Manchester– Full time

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 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 

Salary: Up to £27.5k

Full Time – Permanent

Closing Date:  Friday 27th August

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: matthew.price@braintumourresearch.org  

Read the full job description here

Community Fundraiser, based in London– Full time

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 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 

Salary: Up to £30k (including London weighting) 

Full Time – Permanent

Closing Date:  Friday 27th August

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, based in West Midlands– Full time

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 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 

Salary: Up to £27.5k

Full Time – Permanent

Closing Date:  Friday 27th August

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: melanie.tiley@braintumourresearch.org

Read the full job description here

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