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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.

Digital Marketing and Social Media Manager (Maternity Cover, Fixed Term Contract)

Job purpose

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 an experienced Digital Marketing and Social Media Manager who will be responsible for optimising the charity’s visibility across our digital and social media channels, ensuring our online presence is as strong as possible in order to raise our profile, maximise awareness of our cause, and meet KPI’s for audience engagement and online donations, including Facebook income.

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.

The Digital Marketing and Social Media Manager will use their creative skills and experience to help develop and deliver our digital marketing strategy with the support of their team and the wider team. They will help us integrate and drive our activity in all major aspects of digital marketing, including website, online marketing, online engagement, fundraising, donations, social networks, video and mobile marketing.

The successful candidate will have a positive attitude and a desire to make a difference through their passion for social media and digital marketing. They will be highly organised and an excellent communicator with the ability to work sensitively and diplomatically with others, both internally and externally.

Main duties:

  • Manage and oversee all digital marketing activities, ensuring objectives and targets are achieved
  • Manage the Social Media Team (2) to promote our brand on social media and grow the reach of our social media platforms through the recruitment of new followers and retention of loyal followers by producing and managing engaging content and being responsive to follower engagement
  • Lead the Digital Engagement Team (4) to deliver income through our Facebook Challenge events and other fundraisers, utilising cutting edge Facebook fundraising principles and technology
  • Manage the Digital Marketing budget, including our paid social media activity working with our media agency and data analyst to track and assess performance against budget, and take responsibility for meeting targets and ensuring resources are used effectively

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


Role reports into:
Director of Marketing and Communications

Location: Head Office, Milton Keynes MK5 6LB

Salary: Circa £38,000 pa.

Line Management: Team of 7

Closing Date: Sunday 3rd July 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.

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