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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.

Social Media Executive

Job Purpose:

To promote and manage 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 with support from the Social Media Assistant.

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

We are looking for someone who is highly organised with an eye for detail. Crucially, they should also have a high level of empathy for the cause and be able to converse sensitively and empathetically with members of the public who may be going through current or recent traumatic experiences.

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.

Main duties:

  • Implement and manage all of our day-to-day social media activities, as determined by the charity’s priorities, goals, and our digital marketing strategy, driving the brand forward, promoting our campaigns, delighting our community, fostering loyalty and increasing donations
  • Plan, produce and schedule all content for all our platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn using various scheduling tools as appropriate 
  • Draft copy and edit images for all posts, including paid and promoted posts/adverts using tools such as photoshop (training can be provided) at a basic level as and where necessary  
  • Contribute to LinkedIn and YouTube content when and where appropriate
  • Oversee and help to respond to all daily activity and engagements on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn (with more platforms to follow) with support from our Social Media Assistant

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

Reports To: Digital Marketing and Social Media Manager 

Location: Head Office, Milton Keynes MK5 6LB

Salary: Circa £25,000 pa.

Supervising: Social Media Assistant

Closing Date: Closed

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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