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Thank you for your interest in job opportunities with Children with Cancer UK. We are united by a common goal – to save and improve young lives.

We are dedicated to keeping administrative and staffing costs low, which means we can devote more of the funds we raise towards vital research and welfare projects.

At times we do have occasional employment and volunteering opportunities at our office on Great Ormond Street.


Current vacancies

Digital Marketing Officer

Salary: £24,000 – £30,000 depending on experience
Contract: Full Time – Permanent
Location: London (Office based with some home working)
Reporting to: Digital Marketing Manager
Direct reports: No Direct Reports

Main purpose of position

The role is responsible for planning and delivering digital communications campaigns to raise awareness of Children with Cancer UK’s lifesaving research programmes, welfare projects and highlight the need for support. The Digital Marketing Officer will manage the charity’s social media channel and email marketing programme. They also will contribute to the creation and implementation of a digital strategy and demonstrate best practice digital skills across the organisation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage all organic social activity, and oversee paid activity, on all the charity’s social media pages. Ensure all activity is in line with the social media strategy
  • Devise, implement and manage effective social media plans to communicate Children with Cancer UK’s work and engage with our supporters
  • Develop and grow Children with Cancer UK’s presence and following on all social media channels
  • Create and deliver effective social media campaigns including through paid activities
  • Monitor and analyse the success of social media activities using relevant platforms such as Sprout Social, Facebook Insights and Twitter Analytics etc and produce monthly analytics

Email

  • Develop and maintain an integrated e-newsletter programme. Work with teams across the organisation to ensure all activity is planned in advance
  • Manage the monthly charity-wide e-newsletter – including collating and creating content
  • Implement email marketing best practice for all emails sent across Children with Cancer UK

Website

  • Support the Senior Website Coordinator to maintain and update the website on a regular basis
  • Support the Digital Marketing Manager in working with digital agencies to ensure we are driving traffic to our website through paid activities and SEO content including techniques to improve user experiences

Additional Responsibilities

  • Carry out any other duties commensurate with the general level of responsibility of the post
  • Work closely with the Content Officer to plan and produce digital content
  • Link closely with our patient families to tell their stories across our digital channels

Download the full job description.

Applications and deadline:
To apply for this position please forward your CV, plus a covering letter outlining why you think you are right for the role to shingi.parirenyatwa@childrenwithcancer.org.uk by 12noon on 3rd February 2020.

 

Philanthropy Manager

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000
Contract: Full Time – Permanent
Location: Office based (London)
Reporting to: Head of High Value Fundraising
Direct reports: N/A – growing to team of 4 by end of 2020

Main purpose of position

To lead the Philanthropy team in securing support and influence from individuals, Trusts and Foundations that enables us to achieve our vision of ‘until every child survives’.

Key Responsibilities

  • Research, prospect and cultivate a brand-new pipeline of donors to support the fundraising goal of raising £450,000 in 2020
  • Work with Head of High Value Fundraising to develop the strategy for the cultivation, engagement and stewardship for donors, trusts and foundations. Including recruitment, development and leadership of growing Philanthropy team
  • Build key relationships with the Science Grants Manager to source and manage information about our research and programmes in order to create bespoke proposals for donors and, in doing so, to ensure all funding is in accordance with the operational delivery plan. To keep informed of all developments and innovations and share this information with donors and prospects where appropriate
  • Support the Head of High Value Fundraising and Philanthropy team with network mapping and research profiling for the identification of new prospects with capacity and propensity to donate at a high level, particularly mid-6 and 7 figure donors, whilst maintaining accurate records, and growing Children with Cancer UK’s supporter database, Raisers Edge
  • Develop bespoke, high quality proposals, reports and presentations for major donors, multi-national companies and grant making foundations and create regular standard reporting and updates for our Board of Trustees and, in future, other donor groups
  • Continuous leadership and development of Philanthropy team through day to day work, meetings, 121’s and appraisals to ensure highest standards are met and team deliver against organisational vision and mission.
  • Deliver bespoke cultivation and stewardship events for philanthropists
  • Ensure donors are appropriately recognised in line with organisational standards.
  • Support the management, reporting and analysis of income using the pipeline both offline and using Raisers Edge
  • Provide information / support for donor engagement meetings for the Senior Leadership team and CEO
  • To support the implementation of the Development Strategy, leading on projects where appropriate
  • Carry out other associated duties as may arise, develop or be assigned in line with the broad remit of the post

Download the full job description.

Applications and deadline:
To apply for this position please forward your CV, plus a covering letter outlining why you think you are right for the role to zahra.scott@childrenwithcancer.org.uk by 12noon on 24th January 2020.

 

Corporate Partnerships Manager

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000
Contract: Full Time – Permanent
Location: Office based (London)
Reporting to: Head of High Value Fundraising
Direct reports: x2 Account Managers, x1 New Business Manager and x1 Coordinator

Main purpose of position

To lead the Corporate team in securing, retaining and growing support from businesses across the UK, to help us achieve our vision of ‘until every child survives.

Key Responsibilities

  • To effectively line manage the corporate fundraising team to ensure delivery of income and growth of partnerships for all pledged activity
  • To provide partners with an inspiring and rewarding stewardship journey, showing them the impact of their support to our cause and their business, ultimately retaining support long-term
  • To identify new corporate fundraising streams including Charity of the Year, strategic partnerships, sponsorship and trading agreements
  • Proactively build and maintain a new business pipeline for corporate team, alongside New Business Manager
  • To prepare and deliver successful pitches; submit persuasive written proposals; conduct negotiations on corporate partnerships; and concluding contracts with corporate partners covering multi-year partnerships, CRM and sponsorship arrangements
  • To contribute fully to the preparation of the Corporate Fundraising strategic plan
  • Measure success and impact of fundraising activities through agreed evaluation methods.

Download the full job description.

Applications and deadline:
To apply for this position please forward your CV, plus a covering letter outlining why you think you are right for the role to zahra.scott@childrenwithcancer.org.uk by 12noon on 24th January 2020.

 

Events Manager

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000
Contract: Full Time – Permanent
Location: Office based (London) with occasional travel
Reporting to: Special Events Manager
Direct reports: Events Intern

Main purpose of position

The Events Manager is responsible for the delivery of Children with Cancer UK’s special events programme including the Children with Cancer UK Ball and a series of cultivation events.

Key Responsibilities

  • Professionally manage and develop key events within the charity’s special events portfolio, maximising income and support for Children with Cancer UK
  • Work closely with the event committees to ensure the events are managed appropriately and all opportunities are maximised
  • Work with the events manager, new business manager and the head of high value fundraising to secure event sponsorship finding innovative approaches
  • Develop and deliver strategies to ensure all event fundraising opportunities are maximised and ensure that yearly income and expenditure targets are achieved
  • Identify opportunities for income growth from high value events, generating ideas and concepts for raising our profile, engaging with and maximising income from the sector
  • Manage key supplier relationships to ensure that best value is being driven for the charity without compromising on quality
  • Identify and maximise ways to add non-financial value to the event e.g. PR activity
  • Support the Event Coordinators in their management of the welfare events portfolio and attend events as appropriate
  • Line management of the events intern (position to start June 2020)

Budgetary

  • Report on income and expenditure throughout the year
  • Contribute to creating departmental budgets alongside the Event Manager
  • Monitor and analyse income and expenditure progress vs budget regularly to identify any problems and manage risk

Additional responsibilities

  • Manage fundraising activities on Raiser’s Edge database
  • Undertake any other duties that are relevant to the job requested by the line manager

Download the full job description.

Applications and deadline:
To apply for this position please forward your CV, plus a covering letter outlining why you think you are right for the role to stephanie.revell@childrenwithcancer.org.uk by 9am on 20th January 2020.

 

Sports Events Fundraising Coordinator

Salary: £24,000 – £30,000 depending on experience
Contract: Full Time – Permanent
Location: London (Office based), with travel
Reporting to: Sports Events Manager
Direct reports: No Direct Reports

Main purpose of position

To project mange a range of sports events within the Children with Cancer UK portfolio and provide excellent supporter experience to all sports events participants.

Key Responsibilities

Sports Events

  • To assist the wider team on flagship events, including the Virgin Money London Marathon
  • To manage a range of our sports events including cycles, treks and obstacle races
  • Develop portfolio of sports events in conjunction with your line manager
  • Recruit and support new fundraisers to maximise their fundraising potential
  • Build relationships with existing and new fundraisers, providing fundraising materials, encouragement and support
  • To assist with the organisation of the team’s presence on event days and attend as required

Administration

  • To monitor campaign KPIs and objectives. Identifying problems (actual or potential), and agree any remedial steps with your line manager in advance and implement
  • To manage fundraising activities on Raiser’s Edge
  • To ensure that data relating to participants and prospective participants is kept up-to-date and accessible to other members of the team
  • To answer and respond courteously to any calls from fundraisers and prospective fundraisers
  • To deal promptly with enquiries, both over the telephone and in writing
  • To ensure mailings are dispatched effectively on a regular basis
  • To assist in the monitoring of stock and materials and ensuring adequate stocks are always held and available

Additional Responsibilities

  • Any other reasonable duties as directed by your line manager

Download the full job description.

Applications and deadline:
To apply for this position please forward your CV, plus a covering letter outlining why you think you are right for the role to jonathan.littledale@childrenwithcancer.org.uk by 12noon on 16th January 2020.

 

 

Would you like to volunteer?

Administrative support

We are constantly looking for volunteers that provide valuable administrative support to our fundraising team, allowing us to concentrate on our charitable work. Could you be interested?

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Event day volunteers

For some of our sports events we rely on volunteers to help us provide our participants with the best experience possible. Would you be willing to make that happens?

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Help to fundraise

From holding an event to placing collection boxes in local shops or offices… If you’ve got some spare time, and would like to help our charity please check all the options that we have!

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