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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 – 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: Wednesday 17th 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

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