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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.

Although we are a small team, we do have occasional employment and volunteering opportunities at our office on Great Ormond Street.

Current vacancies

Communications Manager

Job Title: Communications Manager
Reporting to: Senior Marketing and Communications Manager
Hours: 37 hours
Contract Type: Full time, Permanent
Salary: c£30,000 to £37,000 (depending on experience)

Main Purpose of the role:
The Communications Manager manages the delivery of Children with Cancer UK’s communications plan across all channels and functions. The overall aim of their activity is raise awareness of Children with Cancer UK’s lifesaving research programmes, our welfare projects and highlight the need for support working in collaboration with the fundraising teams.

Key priorities and relationships

  • To raise and maximise awareness of Children with Cancer UK’s life-saving research programmes and welfare projects
  • To deliver the communications strategy across the mix of communications disciplines including: media and public relations, celebrity management, internal communications, brand marketing, digital and social media and production of materials
  • To utilise communications expertise to add value to fundraising activities
  • To ensure campaigns are run smoothly and deliver excellent results
  • To contribute to the Children with Cancer UK Communications strategy
  • To lead and develop the communications team including: Media Officer, Communications Officer, Digital Content Officer, Digital Marketing Communications Co-ordinator and Senior Web Development Co-ordinator (part time)

For more information about this post, please refer to the Job description pdf

Communications Manager pdf

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 hannah.chambers@childrenwithcancer.org.uk by 5pm 30th November 2018.

Media Officer

Job Title: Media Officer
Reporting to: Communications Manager
Hours: 37 hours
Contract Type: Full time, Permanent
Salary: c£24,000 to £28,000 (depending on experience)

Main purpose of position
The Media Officer’s main purpose is to develop our reputation as the go-to spokespeople for childhood cancer. The role will position Children with Cancer UK as a leader in the field of funding childhood cancer research and childhood cancer welfare projects as well as demonstrating a case for support from the general public. The Media Officer will use the media to further these aims and increase our profile and reputation by generating regular, high-profile coverage for Children with Cancer UK.

Key priorities and relationships

  • To raise and maximise awareness of Children with Cancer UK’s life-saving research programmes and welfare projects
  • To increase the profile of Children with Cancer UK in the media
  • Work with our PR agency to devise media strategies for communications and fundraising campaigns
  • To ensure all PR communications are integrated with the rest of the communications from Children with Cancer UK

For more information about this post, please refer to the Job Description pdf

Media Officer Job Description pdf

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 hannah.chambers@childrenwithcancer.org.uk by 5pm 30th November 2018.

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