Communications Manager

Employer Worldwide Cancer Research
Job Type Communications
Location Edinburgh and the East
Specific Location Edinburgh
Salary Circa £30,000
Closing Date Noon, Friday 15th February 2019


BTA (Bruce Tait Associates) are delighted to be working with Worldwide Cancer Research in their search for a Communications Manager.

Imagine a world where no life is cut short by cancer. Imagine being part of the team that works tirelessly to make that vision a reality.

Worldwide Cancer Research is a small charity with immense ambition - to see a day where no life is cut short by cancer. To bring that day closer the charity is changing, and growing.

Worldwide Cancer Research funds innovative cancer research all over the world, finding the best projects that sit right at the beginning of the research journey. The charity kick-starts the life-saving advances of the future by sowing the seeds of new discoveries today, funding brand new ideas and supporting researchers who ask big, challenging, new questions about how cancer works and how we can control it.

Worldwide Cancer Research takes a global approach to solving a local problem because cancer affects people in your city, your street, your family - but the answers could be found anywhere in the world…

To help bring forward the day that no life is cut short by cancer, the charity is looking for a Communications Manager.

Story tellers – Worldwide Cancer Research need you!

Do you thrive on sharing great stories? Do you have a natural flair for copywriting? Do you love securing high quality press coverage locally, nationally and internationally? Do you enjoy working with people and building relationships with colleagues, suppliers and the media? Do you have creative skills and a bag full of ideas? Do you seek opportunities and flourish when juggling a varied workload? And can you inspire staff, supporters and Ambassadors to tell our story raising awareness of the charity?

Nodding your head?

Then you could be the charity’s Communications Manager! Joining the team at a crucial milestone in the organisation’s history, you will seek opportunities for owned and earned PR and media activity, add value and promote awareness of the charity internally and externally and ensure key messages are clear, concise and compelling for multiple audiences ensuring awareness raising is at the heart of every task.

If you are hungry for a hive of communications activity, have solid and active contacts in the media, excellent written and interpersonal skills, drive and enthusiasm, this is a fantastic opportunity to deliver outstanding communications to support the charity’s brand, fundraising and research activity and develop your career as part of Team Worldwide.

Good luck! Bonne Chance! Buona Fortuna! Lykke Til!


This search is being conducted exclusively on behalf of Worldwide Cancer Research by recruitment partner BTA.  If you would like to join a small charity with a huge global impact, please contact [email protected] today to find out how to apply to Team Worldwide.

Closing Date: Noon Friday 15th February 2019

Interview Date: Tuesday 26th February 2019

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