Breast Cancer Haven is a dynamic and growing organisation committed to providing the best possible help to people affected by breast cancer.

We currently employ over 60 permanent members of staff across our five Havens who specialise in clinical support, fundraising, marketing & communications and administration.  Our sixth Breast Cancer Haven will be opening it's doors to visitors in the West Midlands in October 2017.  We also employ over 70 professional, freelance therapists. Working for us can be both challenging and extremely rewarding. 

We are currently recruiting for the following vacancies

Events Fundraising Officer - Wessex   up to £25,000

We are seeking a enthusiastic and creative individual with at least two years’ experience working in a fundraising or events environment. The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate good event management, administration and excellent supporter care experience, experience of working in community fundraising, as well as some experience of working in a busy supporter facing environment. You should be prepared to work at a fast pace and able to prioritise you own work load. 

Reporting to the Wessex Fundraising Manager you will be responsible for developing existing and building new relationships with local venues and suppliers and engaging with donors in order to encourage them to attend new and established events, raising the Charity's profile and maximising income from new sources.

For further details and how to apply please see here

Closing date 29 September 2017, 9:00am

Corporate Fundraising Officer - Wessex   up to £25,000

We are seeking an enthusiastic and creative individual with at least two years’ experience working in a fundraising environment to join Breast Cancer Haven’s fundraising team to raise funds from companies within Wessex, through activities including staff fundraising, payroll giving, sponsorship, cause-related marketing and Charity-of-the-Year schemes, as well as volunteering and Gifts in Kind.

You will conduct extensive prospect research to identify suitable target organisations and key influencers within corporate organisations and must be confident in delivering formal presentations and talks to corporate organisations. 

The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate good relationship and event management, well honed administrative skills and excellent supporter care experience, as well as some experience of working in a busy supporter facing environment. You should be prepared to work at a fast pace and able to prioritise your own work load.

For further details and how to apply please see here

Closing date 29 September 2017, 9:00am

 

 Specific volunteer projects

Our fundraising, communications and operations teams are small but achieve great things. We are keen to hear from anyone with specific skills and experience that would make a real difference to the charity. Volunteering for Breast Cancer Haven can be very rewarding and in return we provide a friendly, welcoming office environment, a free healthy lunch and the chance to make a big difference to the lives of families affected by breast cancer. If you have experience in the following:

  • Market research
  • Desk research
  • Telemarketing
  • NHS communications
  • Graphic design
  • Photography and film-making
  • Blogging
  • Volunteer management

Please get in touch with our Volunteering Officer, liz.nash@breastcancerhaven.org.uk for a chat about how we could work together.