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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 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.

PR Manager

To work with the Head of PR & Communications to maintain our status as the leading brain tumour voice in the media. We put patients and bereaved families at the centre of what we do to raise awareness and acquire new supporters.

Build loyalty with our supporters and develop strong relationships with families who find great value in sharing their story, helping to raise awareness, support fundraising, and keep their loved ones’ memory alive through features in the media as well as on our website and in our own publications.

 It’s a busy and exciting role as:

  • The team is responsible for reaching 50m+ people each month through its news media content
  • Our stories are regularly featured on national TV and radio and in print, online and broadcast across the UK
  • We work with high profile supporters affected by brain tumours including Caprice, Danny Clarke, Sheila Hancock DBE, Sarah Beeny and Debbie McGee

The successful candidate will be an integral part of the team helping to drive our success further, developing and leading a strong team of PR Officers.

Contract Type: Full Time (35 hours pw) – Permanent

Salary: Up to £40,000

Location: Head Office, Milton Keynes. We offer hybrid working, employees have the flexibility to work from home up to two days a week. Attendance at key events in London and across the UK is expected as is occasional weekend and evening work.

Reports To: Head of PR & Communications

Direct Reports: Team of three PR Officers.

Closing Date: Monday 23rd May 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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