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Want to be a part of a dynamic and evolving team where you can make a difference? Join us at the forefront of the battle to defeat brain tumours.
As a result of our ambitious five-year strategy to double survival from brain tumours and halve the harm they cause to quality of life, we have a range of new and exciting roles on offer at The Brain Tumour Charity.
Brain tumours are the biggest cancer killer of children and adults under 40 in the UK. We are the UK's largest dedicated brain tumour charity, committed to fighting brain tumours on all fronts. We're looking for talented individuals to join our pioneering, passionate and growing team as we seek to accelerate change for those affected.
Located in Farnborough, just half-an-hour outside of London by train, our dedicated team spend their days funding pioneering research, raising awareness of the symptoms and effects of brain tumours and providing support and information for those affected. With over 10,600 people receiving the devastating diagnosis of a brain tumour each year, and over 5,000 losing their lives to this disease, we need to act fast to guarantee change.
If you have the passion, drive and determination to help us step forward in the battle to defeat brain tumours, then we'd love to hear from you.
View our current vacancies.
Here at the Brain Tumour Charity, our diverse team come from all walks of life. From doctors, marketing specialists and corporate professionals to those who have been personally affected by the loss of a loved one from a brain tumour, we are united in our battle to defeat this devastating disease.
We are a pioneering, passionate, collaborative and smart team. Along the way, we face many tough challenges but fun is always on the agenda. A positive team environment is a productive and successful one.
Here's what some of our team have to say about working at The Brain Tumour Charity:
“I'm responsible for processing donations to The Brain Tumour Charity. I really enjoy reading all the letters we receive, our supporters and fundraisers are so inspiring. No matter how big or small a donation I'm processing, there is a personal story behind each one. I enjoy being part of an exciting and passionate team who are reaching for the same goal; to defeat brain tumours."
Ayesha Regula, Fundraising Officer
“My day to day to role here means that I provide support and information to anyone affected by a brain tumour diagnosis. I love the feeling of helping people individually with their journey, as difficult as that can be. Working here has also given me the chance to get involved in lots of different things. Helping at The Twilight Walks with hundreds of volunteers and walkers is a highlight of my year. It has opened my eyes to the fantastic work that is being done throughout the organisation and the bravery of our beneficiaries".
Cameron Miller, Information & Support Services Manager
"I originally joined The Brain Tumour Charity to develop the HR function, this was my first venture into the charity sector and was an exciting, enlightening and incredibly rewarding experience. I was however, lured by the corporate world and left the Charity after two years to explore an opportunity to develop my HR career. It didn't take me long to recognise that the corporate environment didn't offer anywhere near the job satisfaction and sense of fulfilment professionally and personally that somewhere as unique and innovative as The Brain Tumour Charity provided me with. I've now returned to the Charity in a different role as Support Development Advisor as this is a place where your talent, potential and transferable skills are valued and recognised and has led to a fantastic new opportunity for me which I'm relishing. I am absolutely delighted to have been welcomed back into this amazing Charity where it is possible to make a difference every day."
Eve Kelleher, Support Development Advisor
If you think this is right for you, please find the roles we are currently recruiting for below.
Head of Communications
We know that high quality communication is critical to our work, enabling us to enrich our stakeholder engagement, grow our reputation and widen the impact of our work both nationally and internationally. In order to achieve this, we need a talented, experienced and innovative Head of Communications to oversee all communications activities across The Charity and to develop, lead and implement integrated campaigns to promote our work and support our ambitious fundraising targets.
Web Marketing Manager
For The Brain Tumour Charity to achieve its goals of doubling survival within 10 years and halving the harm that brain tumours have on quality of life within five years, we need to accelerate all we do. Whether that's our research, support, information or fundraising initiatives, we have an ambition to do things better and faster. One of the enablers of this will be digital marketing. We are looking for a talented Web Marketing Manager to lead our SEO and digital acquisition activities across thebraintumourcharity.org, headsmart.org.uk and shop.thebraintumourcharity.org.
We know that high quality communication is critical to our work, enabling us to enrich our stakeholder engagement, grow our reputation and widen the impact of our work both nationally and internationally. In order to achieve this, we need a talented, experienced and innovative Communications Manager to oversee the development of our communications and marketing plans, produce our newsletters, appeals, annual review, publications and promotional materials for potential funders and stakeholders.
Events Manager (Runs and Challenges)
Our Events team are responsible for developing and delivering the Runs and Challenges, Special Events and Operational Events portfolio, as well as our flagship annual event - The Twilight Walk series. The number of events that we are supporting are growing at a rapid pace and as a result of this exciting period of growth, we need a highly talented and motivated Events Manager to join our existing team and lead and develop our challenge events portfolio. With exceptional leadership and management skills, you will motivate and inspire your team to deliver the best possible service to our supporters and as a seasoned fundraiser, you will focus on maximising income and building the profile of The Charity by delivering high quality events.
Events Officer (Operational Events)
In this exciting new role you will operate at the centre of a growing team and work across The Charity to lead and develop a portfolio of operational events (non-fundraising), including our annual Nurse and AHP Study Day, Lab Tours, Family Days and Information Days.
The Finance team is key to the efficient and effective running of The Brain Tumour Charity, particularly as we are going through a period of rapid growth. In order to support our growth, we are seeking a highly motivated and talented Finance Assistant to join our expanding team.
Information and Support Officer
Joining part of our established and growing team, you will provide up-to-date and accurate information to people affected by brain tumours, whilst providing the emotional support, both via the telephone and email/social media, they need throughout their journey.
Optical Engagement Manager
In this exciting new role you will lead and develop our engagement programme with the optical industry; ensuring that as many opticians, optometrists and ophthalmologists, along with those who service the industry, are brain tumour aware, better equipped to support those living with the consequences of a brain tumour and see themselves as stakeholders in our charity.
Regional Healthcare Engagement Manager
You will lead our 'on the ground' work by developing partnerships with healthcare professionals within NHS neuroscience centres, treatment centres and hospitals, specifically aiming to promote best practice and ensuring that all those affected by brain tumours are supported by high quality services that are focussed on improving outcomes. Instrumental in establishing a programme of engagement events; such as study days, regional network meetings, annual conferences you will work with the wider team to develop and implement an accreditation programme; that celebrates improvements in care and online resources to support professionals in their roles. You will also recruit champions to represent The Charity as experts and support our campaigns.
Research Grants Officer
In the last 18 months we have committed £6.3 million to research. Our new Research Strategy defines our priorities over the next five years and in order to achieve our ambitious goals we are focusing our efforts on the following areas: Accelerating understanding of tumour biology, Diagnosing brain tumours earlier and more accurately, Catalysing the development of more effective and safer treatments and Enhancing care a quality of life for everyone affected by a brain tumour.
We now need a talented Research Grants Officer, with experience in pre and post grant administration (from the perspective of a funding organisation) and good knowledge of the grant making process to help us drive forward our strategy. We also welcome applications from brain tumour relevant researchers, looking for a new direction.
Supporter Services Assistant
Joining part of our established and growing team, and working closely with our Fundraising and Finance colleagues, you will be instrumental in ensuring that our supporters and donors receive a high quality service; from handling first communications, to processing income, through to ensuring that appropriate thank you letters are received, along with other communications.
Trusts Fundraising Manager
Joining an already successful team, you will build and develop a strong portfolio of trusts, foundations and grant-makers to secure sustainable income for The Brain Tumour Charity. You will work with the Head of Fundraising to develop a trust and foundations plan which supports our organisational objectives.