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Jobs and Internships

Jobs and Internships at Breast Cancer Campaign

Current vacancies

Corporate Partnerships Manager

London

Are you an experienced and motivated account manager who can drive forward an iconic charity partnership? Can you steward internal and M&S colleagues to ensure a seamless and sector leading strategic partnership? If you can, we want to hear from you. 

The Corporate Partnerships Manager for M&S is a key role for the charity as you will be the driving force in shaping this partnership, both within the charity and throughout M&S. Partnership plans for 2015 and beyond are both challenging and exciting, so this post requires someone who can learn quickly, think strategically and plan effectively.

Our ideal candidate will have solid account management experience (of six figure plus partnerships) under their belt, be self-motivated and ready to hit the ground running. You’ll be an excellent communicator, who is comfortable working with colleagues at all levels; someone who knows how to motivate and engage all stakeholders. You’ll have experience of strategic planning for accounts, and of translating these into operational objectives. Organised and analytical, you’ll thrive on managing more than one aspect of the partnership at once – often at short notice.

You’ll be joining a friendly, creative and professional team at a time of real opportunity for the organisation – we’ll definitely keep you busy! 

Closing date: 2 June 2015

Interview date: 9 -11 June 2015 (first round)

Find out more and apply for the role on the Breakthrough Breast Cancer website

Senior Policy Officer

London

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Policy Officer to lead on key policy areas, researching and developing evidence-based policies, recommendations and messaging to support the delivery of the new organisation’s strategy. Working with colleagues across the Policy and Campaigns Directorate and in other key departments, this role involves influencing decision-makers to improve outcomes for breast cancer patients and maximise the translation and impact of our research outcomes, with the overall aim of reducing the number of people getting and dying of breast cancer.

The Senior Policy Officer will also act as a source of expertise on issues and policies relating to breast cancer across the organisation and externally. They will be an ambassador for the organisation and will be able to confidently represent patient views at external meetings, conferences and in the media, developing contacts, building relationships, increasing the charity’s profile and spotting opportunities to influence.

You will have experience in a relevant policy role and an excellent understanding of the current policy landscape, preferably in relation to health. You will have experience of undertaking policy research, of developing evidence-based recommendations and policy positions and of advising on the development of influencing and campaigning strategy. You will have excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and the ability to personally influence key opinion-formers and decision-makers. Your communication skills will be excellent and you will be able to translate complex information including NHS guidelines and scientific research into easy to understand information for a lay audience.

Closing date: 28 May 2015

Interview date: 5 June 2015 in London

Find out more and apply for the role on the Breakthrough Breast Cancer website

Health Information Officer

London

We are seeking to appoint two Health Information Officers to develop and disseminate our health information products. You will manage projects to develop information that aims to empower patients and the public to play a full role in their treatment and care and diagnosing cancer earlier. You will also develop health information to support public health messages which communicate the link between lifestyle and breast cancer risk. Working alongside colleagues across the organisation you will drive forward innovative ways of producing health information to extend reach as wide as possible and ensure people affected by or at risk of breast cancer have ready access to the information they need.

You will be highly driven and ambitious, with the ability to manage projects and communicate complex information clearly.  You will have experience of working in health information, and of working with a wide range of people from the public to senior scientists and clinicians. You will be able to work effectively in a small, busy team and with colleagues across the organisation.

Closing date: 25 May 2015

Interview date: 4/5 June 2015 in London

Find out more and apply for the role on the Breakthrough Breast Cancer website

Direct Marketing Retention Officer

London

We are seeking to appoint a Direct Marketing Officer (Retention) to be part of our successful and ambitious Direct Marketing team, overseeing the implementation of our retention programme. 

You will be joining an experienced and innovative Direct Marketing team raising £4m a year.  Reporting to the Direct Marketing Manager (Retention), the post holder will play a vital role in the delivery of the charity’s DM campaigns across a range of channels including Direct Mail, Online, Mobile and Telemarketing.  You will work with various internal teams and external suppliers, to tight deadlines and across multiple projects.

You will be joining an experienced and innovative Direct Marketing team raising £4m a year. 

You will be hard working and highly motivated, with a flexible approach to your work.  Your background must involve direct marketing campaign management experience and managing multiple projects at the same time.  Strong communication skills will have contributed to your success in developing effective relationships with colleagues, internal stakeholders and external suppliers to deliver DM campaigns.

In return, you can expect to work in a vibrant, forward-thinking environment, where achievement is celebrated and people are at the centre of our work.

In addition to all UK bank holidays Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer offers 25 days annual leave plus all working days between Christmas and New Year, ½ day on Christmas Eve, a generous pension scheme and a cash health plan.

Closing date: 24 May 2015

Interview date: 1 June 2015

Find out more and apply for the role on the Breakthrough Breast Cancer website.

Email Marketing Officer

London

The Email Marketing Officer will be joining at a very exciting time for the charity. Having just merged to form the UK’s largest breast cancer research charity, and about to launch with a new name and brand, it is vital we communicate our work effectively and garner as much support as possible from a variety of audiences, including event fundraisers, corporate partners and the scientific community. This post plays a vital role in the delivery of this communication and will bring in crucial fundraising support at this time.

The postholder is responsible for managing all email broadcasts and triggered email journeys that are generated using our digital systems, with assistance from the Digital Marketing Manager. You will work with various internal teams, to tight deadlines, across multiple projects, with the ultimate aim to increase engagement and income from the charity’s supporters.

You will be an enthusiastic, motivated Email Marketer with experience of working with email marketing platforms and ideally Exact Target. You will understand the relationship between data and email marketing and the importance of correct tracking and reporting. You’ll be looking for your next exciting role where you can really make the role your own and will be encouraged to feed into processes and new ideas for the email marketing strategy. You will be comfortable working with HTML and CSS as well as code-editing software such as Dreamweaver and simple image editing in Photoshop.

Closing date: 24 May 2015

Interview date: w/c 1 June 2015 in Tower Hill, London

Find out more and apply for the role on the Breakthrough Breast Cancer website.

Policy and Campaigns Manager

Edinburgh

We are seeking to appoint a Policy and Campaigns Manager to drive forward our work in Scotland. The role will lead the delivery of the charity’s policy and public affairs functions in Scotland, helping to raise the charity’s profile among policy, parliamentary and healthcare professionals in Scotland by engaging with policy makers and patients to increase our impact on policy and practices affecting breast cancer. It will also develop a Scotland wide plan for campaigning and public affairs to deliver a step change in outcomes for women and men affected by breast cancer in Scotland

You will be highly driven and ambitious, with the ability to deliver plans as part of a UK wide organisation.  You will have substantial experience of working within a public affairs, parliamentary or campaigning environment, and of developing evidence-based, influential policy positions and recommendations, and the ability to deliver results from campaigning activities. You will have knowledge and understanding of the Scottish political system. You will be able to work effectively in a small team in our Edinburgh office as part of a larger charity.

Closing date: 20 May 2015

Interview date: TBC June 2015 in Edinburgh

Find out more and apply for the role on the Breakthrough Breast Cancer website.

Internal Communications Officer

1 year fixed term contract, London

Can you motivate and engage an organisation through your communications? Can you build buzz around the next all staff meeting, and make our intranet the place to be seen? If you can, we want to hear from you.

The Internal Communications Officer is a new role and will play a lead in delivering communications that empower and engage internal audiences with the charity’s goals, values and strategic direction. Whether it’s an article on the intranet, a video blog with a volunteer or a top level briefing for the whole charity, you’ll know the right way to get our people talking. A strong communicator with good writing and content creation skills, you’ll be able to adapt messages for a variety of channels without losing their impact. And by building effective working relationships across the organisation, you’ll make sure our working culture remains vibrant, collaborative and open to all.   

Our ideal candidate will have solid communications experience under their belt, be self-motivated and ready to hit the ground running. You’ll be a natural people person – a true team player who’s comfortable working with colleagues at all levels; someone who knows how to organise successful staff events and isn’t afraid to make their voice heard. You’ll love sharing ideas and coming up with innovative new ways to make it easier for everyone to communicate effectively. Digital communications will be a key part of your arsenal, and you’ll be confident writing engaging enewsletters and developing an intranet to reach its full potential. Organised and analytical, you’ll thrive on managing more than one project at once – often at short notice.

You’ll be joining a friendly, creative and fun team at a time of real opportunity for the organisation – we’ll definitely keep you busy! 

Please click here for a role profile and here for other supporting documents.

Closing date: 20 May 2015

Interview date: TBC – but likely to be w/c 25 May 2015 or w/c 1 June 2015

Find out more and apply for the role on the Breakthrough Breast Cancer website.

Summer internships

At Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer, assisting with the personal development of the students we work with is a key part of our Student Engagement programme. We have been recruiting interns for a number of years and in 2014 we launched our first round of internships designed specifically for students from universities we work with to carry out during their summer holidays. These were a huge success and we are delighted to extend the programme in 2015.

Now is a particularly exciting time to join the charity as we merge Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer to launch the biggest breast cancer charity in Europe. 

Internship Scheme Dates

22 June – 31 July 2015

3 August – 11 September 2015

What’s in it for you?

  • An insight into the charity sector
  • An understanding of how a charity operates and the various jobs available  
  • The opportunity to develop key skills and experience
  • Induction sessions teams across the charity  
  • A dedicated member of staff to support you throughout your internship
  • CV and interview training
  • A reference on completion of your internship
  • Lunch allowance of £5 per day and reasonable travel expenses 

Challenge Events and Student Engagement Intern

This is an exciting opportunity to work across the Challenge Events and Student Engagement team on a variety of events and activities. You will work with both teams to recruit new participants to take on our challenges and provide them with the best possible experience with the charity, as well as researching new potential fundraising activities and planning student fundraising events for the academic year ahead.

Read the role description

Available dates

  • 22 June – 31 July 2015
  • 3 August – 11 September 2015

How to apply for the role

Send your CV with a covering letter to Lauren Baskett, Challenge Events and Student Engagement Senior Manager, at lbaskett@breastcancercampaign.org

In your covering letter please explain why you are interested in the internship and your suitability for the role. Please also state which of the internship dates you are available for.

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 22 May 2015

Marketing and Analysis Intern

Working with our Marketing and Analysis Manager and the wider National Fundraising Team (Community, Student and Challenge Events Fundraising) you will have the opportunity to work on building marketing plans for our key events and activities, researching new marketing channels and carrying out competitor analysis. We are constantly looking to optimise our marketing plans and activities, so you will play a key role in our analysis work. This is a really exciting and varied opportunity for anyone interested in marketing, analysis, project management and cross-team working.

Read the role description

Available dates

  • 30 June* – 7 August 2015
  • 3 August – 11 September 2015

*Please note this start date is a week after the other internships.

Applications

Send your CV with a covering letter to Lottie Barnden, Marketing and Analysis Manager at lbarnden@breastcancercampaign.org

In your covering letter please explain why you are interested in the internship and your suitability for the role. Please also state which of the internship dates you are available for.

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 22 May 2015

Community Engagement Intern

Join our Community Engagement Team and help us to build strong communities of supporters who are fundraising for us across the country. It’s a great way to see how community fundraising works as we work with supporters who organise their own fundraising events and represent the charity in their local area.

Read the role description

Available dates

  • 22 June - 31 July 2015
  • 3 August – 11 September 2015

Applications

Send your CV with a covering letter to Natalie Aspinall, Community Engagement Officer at naspinall@breastcancercampaign.org

In your covering letter please explain why you are interested in the internship and your suitability for the role. Please also state which of the internship dates you are available for.

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 22 May 2015

What do our past interns say?

“Being an intern at Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer has been an absolute pleasure. I have learnt about many different areas of the charity sector through the inductions and have been given jobs that I have thoroughly enjoyed. The jobs were also really varied - from gaining experience on the phone, to doing some research for the major donor team. This internship has reassured me that the charity sector is the career path I wanted to take.”

Tom Allitt, University of Loughborough

“Interning at Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer has been an extremely rewarding experience. Working here I have felt valued, challenged and above all, welcomed. The tasks I was given were tailored to me, allowing me to fully develop transferable skills which will undoubtedly be advantageous in future employment. The team not only excel in their own roles, but are more than willing to help interns realise their full potential. I would recommend this opportunity to anybody.”

Joe Gilligan, University of Nottingham

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