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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.

Executive Assistant

Brain Tumour Research is offering a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking to use their administrative skills and knowledge and experience of supporting senior management, whilst making a difference at one of the most innovative and ambitious medical research fundraising charities in the UK, as Executive Assistant.

Position: Executive Assistant

Location: Head office in Milton Keynes – hybrid working (minimum of 3 days in the office)

Salary: Circa £32,500 per annum

Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week

Benefits: Holiday entitlement, 25 days (rising to 30 with service) per annum, plus UK Public Holidays, life assurance, access to an Employee Assistance Programme and option to join our healthcare scheme

Closing Date: Closed

About the Role

Brain Tumour Research is a growing charity with a diverse range of exciting and fast-paced campaigns and activities. The Executive Assistant will provide support to the Chief Executive and Leadership Team, managing calendars, scheduling meetings, gathering and supplying the necessary information to the Leadership team in preparation for meetings. The Executive Assistant will also be responsible for responding to initial enquiries, handling when appropriate, and completing other ad hoc duties such as arranging travel and accommodation for the Chief Executive. The Executive Assistant will also take on the administrative responsibility of organising events for senior management, for example Trustee meetings, Research Workshops, etc.

About You

Are you someone who is detail orientated, organised and able to multitask and prioritise? Are you looking for a role in an ambitious organisation and enjoy a challenge?

Do you have experience in:

  • Working as an executive assistant or personal assistant to senior management?
  • Working for a charity?
  • Organising meetings and events for senior management?

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. 


Read the full job description here

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: or visit for more information.

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