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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.
Brain Tumour Research is offering a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking to further their career in marketing and communications, whilst making a difference at one of the most innovative and ambitious medical research fundraising charities in the UK as Communications Officer.
Position: Communications Officer
Location: Head office in Milton Keynes – hybrid working (minimum of 3 days in the office)
Salary: Up to £35k per annum
Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week
Benefits: Holiday entitlement, 25 days per annum, excluding UK Public Holidays, access to a Employee Assistance Programme and option to join our healthcare scheme.
Closing Date: 15th October 2023. Early applications will be considered as they are received.
About the Role
Brain Tumour Research is looking for a Communications Officer who will build loyalty with our supporters through the production of fully integrated supporter communications. These include Believe (our magazine for brain tumour activists), Latest News, e-news, research updates, and other external and internal communications. Working in a small Communications team, you will also provide support to the Communications Manager in order to meet the team’s strategic objectives.
Are you someone who is ambitious, curious and fun to work with? Are you task focused, organised and enjoy a challenge?
Do you have experience in:
- demonstrating excellent copywriting and editorial skills?
- understanding the importance of brand management?
- conversing sensitively and empathetically with members of the public who may be going through current or recent traumatic experiences?
If the answer to these questions is ‘yes!’, and you would like to join an energetic, pioneering, and aspirational charity, with a passion for finding a cure for brain tumours, then we would love to hear from you.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://www.braintumourresearch.org/contact/work-for-us for more information.