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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.

Social Media Marketing Assistant

Job purpose

Does learning innovative digital and social media marketing skills whilst helping a great cause appeal to you?

We are looking for someone with a positive attitude who has a strong interest in social media and digital marketing and has a desire to make a difference. We will train you to promote and support our brand on social media and grow the reach of our platforms through the recruitment of new followers and retention of loyal followers. You will plan and post engaging content and be responsive and considerate to increase follower engagement.

You will be a flexible and hardworking individual with a positive can-do attitude and a keen eye for detail.  An excellent communicator with the ability to work sensitively and diplomatically with others, both internally and externally with supporters who may be going through current or recent traumatic experiences.

Through this work, you will learn skills that can help you develop your career within the charity.

The successful candidate would be joining a dynamic Digital Marketing team during an exciting period of transformation, growth and development.

Brain Tumour Research is an influential, game changing, intelligent and focused charity embracing its fantastic supporter base across the UK. We are passionate about finding a cure for brain tumours through our Centre Strategy and increasing the national investment in brain tumour research.

Working hours

This is a full-time (35 hours per week) permanent position.  Flexible hours are available between 8am-6pm (core hours 10am-3pm) Mon-Fri.  There will be times when you will need to work evening and weekends with this role to complete specific projects and achieve objectives.  Some travel around the UK will also be required.

We are currently trialling a flexible/hybrid approach working at least three days a week from our Head Office in Milton Keynes.

Supervised by: Social Media Marketing Executive

Reports to: Digital Marketing Manager

Direct Reports: None

Salary: Circa £18,000

Closing date:  Sunday 12th December

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:

Read the full job description here

No agencies, please.

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