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As a result of our ambitious five-year strategy and twin goals to double survival and halve the harm that brain tumours cause to quality of life, we have a range exciting roles available at The Brain Tumour Charity.

If you have the passion, drive and determination to help us pick up the pace of progress in the battle to defeat this disease, we'd love to hear from you.

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Our current vacancies are listed below. Please note, we are unable to accept applications without a supporting statement. 

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Corporate Development Manager

Location: Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14
Salary: circa £30,000 pa (dependent on experience)
Role duration: Permanent

We are looking for an experienced new business manager who has the momentum, energy and drive to bring exciting new corporate partnerships to The Charity. You will be joining a fun and dedicated team who are passionate about defeating brain tumours.

You are a highly innovative, proactive and driven self-starter with exceptional business development skills and an excellent eye for opportunity. You’ll have a great track record of securing high-value strategic partnerships and facilitate matrix working to drive value across The Charity. By using your skills to create compelling propositions, applications, pitches and negotiations, you’ll be helping us achieve our goals and vision of a world where brain tumours are defeated.

You will need:

  • Experience of using a CRM to manage and develop a pipeline
  • Proven track record of securing local and national partnerships, including those worth £100k+
  • Proven track record of carrying out research and developing and writing strong, creative and inspiring proposals
  • Demonstrable experience in a new business development environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to engage effectively with people at all levels.

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Corporate Partnerships Manager

Location: Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14
Salary: circa £30,000 pa (dependent on experience)
Role duration: Permanent

We are looking for an experienced partnerships account manager who has the creativity, energy and insatiable eye for opportunity to drive the utmost value from The Charity’s fantastic corporate partnerships. You will be joining a fun and dedicated team who are passionate about defeating brain tumours.

Our corporate partnerships range from £10k to our flagship £250k partnerships. We work with major businesses including the Bank of England, Underbelly and Salesforce. With a strong case for support, defined organisational strategy and impactful projects in need of funding, you will have the opportunity to join a successful and motivated team, significantly advance your career and contribute to an important cause.

You will need:

  • Experience of using a CRM to manage and develop a pipeline
  • Proven track record of securing local and national partnerships, including those worth £100k+
  • Demonstrable experience in a strategic account management environment
  • Flexibility about occasional working at weekends and in the evenings to fit in with corporate meetings and events
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to engage effectively with people at all levels.

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Individual Giving Manager

Location: Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14

Salary: circa £40,000 pa (dependent on experience)

Role duration: Permanent

The Individual Giving Manager will play an important role in the development and delivery of our individual giving strategy and will help to deliver a multichannel direct marketing programme. This role will work collaboratively with the wider Fundraising team, and for example, partnering with the Central Operations, Content, Development, Digital, and Engagement teams to ensure our supporter journeys are maximising lifetime value and that new supporters are stewarded towards further engagement. This role will entail both direct and digital marketing campaigns to support the organisation's ambitious growth.

Quick to identify opportunities and bringing an external perspective to this role, you will continually scan the external landscape, identifying key trends and challenges within the sector, seizing opportunities to develop new ideas and using this information to enhance our work and increase our income.

You will need:

  • Excellent knowledge of digital techniques to drive individual giving and stewardship and engagement – or the use of these techniques in another similar customer focussed environment.
  • Proven ability to implement plans, manage, monitor and evaluate progress against KPIs with the view to making continuous improvements.
  • Advanced working knowledge of the Fundraising Code of Practice, particularly where major donor and partnership fundraising is concerned.
  • Advanced IT user including the ability to harness the power of our database to inform our approach and improve our performance across segments.
  • Thorough understanding of how GDPR principles apply to individual giving, particularly where legitimate interest and contact preferences are concerned.

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Gifts and Partnerships Manager

Location: Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14, Or, homebased with a weekly presence at Farnborough

Salary: circa £38,000 pa (dependent on experience)

Role duration: Permanent

Following recent successes in our Gifts and Partnerships team, we are recruiting for a second Gifts and Partnerships Manager to support and deliver new and existing partnerships with our much-loved family-led charities. This is a critical role with tons of potential for further success, including professional development opportunities.

We’re looking for a candidate who is a rare combination of someone who loves detail and insights but also loves engaging with our key supporters. An affinity and passion for the cause alongside the ability to listen and interpret individual donor needs is critical to the success of this role.

With superb levels of supporter care and stewardship you will ensure that all of our family-led charity partners are inspired and aligned to The Charity’s strategy. You must identify areas of potential cross-over with e.g. the Policy or Research Teams and encourage a fluid, fulfilling partner journey as appropriate

You will need:

  • Working knowledge of professional partnership practices which should be readily balanced with equal measures of empathy and flexibility.
  • Proven ability to implement plans, manage, monitor and evaluate progress against KPIs with the view to making continuous improvements.
  • Advanced working knowledge of the Fundraising Code of Practice, particularly where major donor and partnership fundraising is concerned.
  • Proven experience working as part of team and able to demonstrate contributions made to group and individual targets.
  • Highly organised, confident self-starter and capable of taking initiative and leading on a programme of activity.

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Central Operations Officer

Location: Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14

Salary: circa £23,000 pa (dependent on experience)

Role duration: Permanent

We are looking for a Central Operations Officer to join our small, fun and dedicated team to help ensure our community are at the heart of everything with do, as we strive to defeat brain tumours.

You'll have proven experience of working in a busy administrative support role and an understanding of fundraising work. You must be able to deliver a consistent level of service in a fast paced environment and work well under pressure, often to short timescales. You’ll need excellent communication skills and be confident communicating with a range of stakeholders by phone, email and letter.

You will be responsible for delivering a high-quality experience to our donors and supporters, while ensuring income is imported and reconciled accurately on our CRM.

You will need:

  • minimum of three years customer service experience, including handling enquiries, complaints and requests
  • exceptional attention to detail and strong organisation skills
  • educated to degree level or equivalent, with GCSEs (or equivalent) in English, Maths, Science grade A-C
  • proven track record of working as part of a team and collaborating with other teams across an organisation
  • confident IT user, including MS Office, email, spreadsheets and CRM databases.

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Triage Team Officer

Location: Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14

Salary: circa £23,000 pa (dependent on experience)

Role duration: Permanent

We are looking for a Triage Team Officer to join our small, fun and dedicated team to help ensure our donors and supporters receive a high-quality experience, as we strive to defeat brain tumours.

You'll have proven experience of working in a busy telephone and administrative support role, with a good understanding of fundraising work. You must be able to deliver a consistent level of service in a fast paced environment and show a willingness to work flexibly. You’ll need excellent communication skills and be confident communicating with a range of stakeholders by phone, email and letter.

You will be responsible for delivering a high-quality experience to our donors and supporters, while inspiring them to increase their fundraising and encourage their ongoing participation in events and activities.

You will need:

  • experience of delivering administrative support in a busy office
  • excellent attention to detail and strong organisation skills
  • educated to degree level or equivalent, with GCSEs (or equivalent) in English, Maths, Science grade A-C
  • proven track record of working as part of a team to contribute to group and individual targets
  • confident IT user, including MS Office, email, spreadsheets and CRM databases.

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Digital Support Officer

Location: Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14
Salary: circa £23,000 pa (dependent on experience)
Role duration: Permanent

We are looking for a Digital Support Officer who can bring empathy, enthusiasm and tons of energy to hit the ground running. You will be joining a small, fun and dedicated team who are passionate about defeating brain tumours!

You will be a strong communicator with the ability to engage with a wide range of service users through different channels, crucially with experience of doing so through digital platforms. You will be a problem solver who can see an age old problem and identify a new age solution. We want someone to develop in this role as much as they develop the services around them.

You will be providing both emotional and practical support to our community, combining empathy with the ability to communicate complex, scientific information in accessible and personalised way. Critical to the role is the ability to expand our online support as we develop our digital services strategy.

You will need:

  • experience working on a support or help line, or, in a health care professional or counselling role
  • knowledge of health, the human brain, cancer or brain tumours
  • a track record of using digital platforms to provide support and information
  • excellent research skills with the ability to communicate complicated subject matter to lay audiences
  • proven emotional support skills and the ability to inspire and give hope.

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Optical Engagement Manager

Location: Home-based, South England or Farnborough office (with nationwide travel expected)

Salary: circa £35,000 - £45,000 pa (dependent on experience)

Role duration: Three-year fixed term

We are looking for an Optical Engagement Manager to lead our exciting engagement programme and join our small, fun and dedicated team as we strive to defeat brain tumours.

You’ll need to be a strategic thinker with the ability to plan an engagement programme that’s deliverable across the UK. You’ll have excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and be able to work closely and collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.

You will be responsible for delivering and developing a high-quality engagement programme that ensures optical industry professionals see themselves as partners in the early diagnosis and visual care of those affected by brain tumours.

You will need:

  • previous experience of working as an optometrist or opthalmologist
  • excellent communication skills with the ability to influence and engage stakeholders at all levels
  • a proven track record of creating cultural, behavioural and working practice change
  • to be a creative thinker, proven multi-tasker and problem solver
  • the flexibility to travel frequently within the UK.

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Community Fundraiser – North West England and Northern Ireland

Location: Home-based within the region. Required to travel extensively, including regular visits to Farnborough (Head Office)

Salary: circa £24,000 pa (dependent on experience)

Role duration: Permanent

We are looking for a Community Fundraiser for North West England and Northern Ireland to support the delivery of our strategic plans and objectives within the region. You will build relationships with the community to generate and grow our income and raise awareness. By recruiting new supporters and nurturing existing relationships with individual fundraisers, supporter groups, small businesses and other fundraising groups.

You’ll need to be good at juggling a myriad of competing priorities, be efficient, effective and work well under pressure to meet deadlines. You’ll also need exceptional communication skills, the ability to build relationships with a range of stakeholders and be flexible in your approach and able to work ‘out of hours’.

You will need:

  • A record of achievement as a fundraiser in a community, corporate or events team with another charity
  • The ability to work as a part of a flexible team and contribute to group and individual targets
  • Proven ability to work remotely
  • A firm grasp of fundraising principles and practice
  • Knowledge of budgets and cost-effective fundraising.

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Community Fundraiser – South West England (Maternity cover)

Location: Home-based within the region. Required to travel extensively, including regular visits to Farnborough (Head Office)

Salary: circa £24,000 pa (dependent on experience)

Role duration: 12 month fixed-term contract (maternity leave cover)

We are looking for a Community Fundraiser for South West England to support the delivery of our strategic plans and objectives within the region. You will build relationships with the community to generate and grow our income and raise awareness. By recruiting new supporters and nurturing existing relationships with individual fundraisers, supporter groups, small businesses and other fundraising groups.

You’ll need to be good at juggling a myriad of competing priorities, be efficient, effective and work well under pressure to meet deadlines. You’ll also need exceptional communication skills, the ability to build relationships with a range of stakeholders and be flexible in your approach and able to work ‘out of hours’.

You will need:

  • A record of achievement as a fundraiser in a community, corporate or events team with another charity
  • The ability to work as a part of a flexible team and contribute to group and individual targets
  • Proven ability to work remotely
  • A firm grasp of fundraising principles and practice
  • Knowledge of budgets and cost-effective fundraising.

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Community Fundraiser – Wales and Mid-Counties

Location: Home-based within the region. Required to travel extensively, including regular visits to Farnborough (Head Office)

Salary: circa £24,000 pa (dependent on experience)

Role duration: Permanent

We are looking for a Community Fundraiser for Wales and the Mid Counties to support the delivery of our strategic plans and objectives within the region. You will build relationships with the community to generate and grow our income and raise awareness. By recruiting new supporters and nurturing existing relationships with individual fundraisers, supporter groups, small businesses and other fundraising groups.

You’ll need to be good at juggling a myriad of competing priorities, be efficient, effective and work well under pressure to meet deadlines. You’ll also need exceptional communication skills, the ability to build relationships with a range of stakeholders and be flexible in your approach and able to work ‘out of hours’.

You will need:

  • A record of achievement as a fundraiser in a community, corporate or events team with another charity
  • The ability to work as a part of a flexible team and contribute to group and individual targets
  • Proven ability to work remotely
  • A firm grasp of fundraising principles and practice
  • Knowledge of budgets and cost-effective fundraising.

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