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We’re recruiting!

Lingen Davies Cancer Fund exists to make a positive difference to lives affected by cancer in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin, and Mid Wales. Our charity was launched in 1979 as the Cobalt Appeal; an appeal that raised funds to bring cancer services to Shropshire for the very first time. Since then, we have raised an estimated £20 million, in today’s money, to support local services, and over 85,000 people have benefited from projects we have supported. Our work is focused in three key areas: cancer prevention and early diagnosis, excellent treatment delivered locally, and living well with and beyond cancer.

To support our ambitions, we want to increase and diversify our income, so we are seeking an exceptional Communications and Fundraising Officer to help us to grow our income, develop our social media presence and engage with our fundraising supporters. We are exceptionally lucky to have a strong base of support in our community, and we want to increase the reach, and nurture existing relationships throughout the region.

Our new Communications and Fundraising Officer will be enthusiastic, creative and able to work with people from all walks of life. They will have a genuine interest in using their verbal and written communications skills to help us support people with cancer in our community. They will be collaborative and appreciative of the charity’s history and values as they embrace and develop new projects.

The first priority for this role will be to support our existing supporters, and to strengthen our communications on all social media platforms to gain new supporters. The role will be varied, and will include representing the charity to our supporters in the communities we serve. In current conditions there is a requirement for some working from home.

If you think you can help us make a positive difference to lives affected by cancer in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin, and Mid Wales, we would love to hear from you.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Helen Knight, Development Manager on [email protected] or call 07545940401

All of our staff and volunteers are expected to work with the Lingen Davies values in mind. We are:

Ambitious and Committed – We will grow and develop, and be here to support people in our community with cancer, for many years to come

Honest and Resourceful – We use our money, time and resources wisely, making sure our charity is sustainable and we are having real impact

Experienced and Progressive – We remember and learn from our 40-year history, while we look for new and innovative ways to support people with cancer

Friendly and Supportive- We want people to enjoy being involved with Lingen Davies. We are welcoming, open and excited to hear about your ideas and stories

Proud to be Part of our Amazing Community – Our roots are in the people of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin, and Mid Wales. We couldn’t do anything without our supporters, and we are so very proud to be making a positive difference here.

We offer you…

  • A friendly and dynamic working environment
  • Generous annual leave and a day off for your birthday
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Opportunities to develop through training and on-the-job experience
  • The chance to work in an organisation that makes a real difference to the people of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid Wales

Job Description and Personal Specification – click here

Application form – click here

Applications Close 12am, Monday 15th March

Applications must be submitted on a Lingen Davies application form to [email protected]. We do not accept CV’s.

Following a shortlisting process, Job Interviews will take place on Monday 22nd March 2021 via Microsoft Teams between the hours of 1200–1400 for a team session. Followed by a competency based interview thereafter.

Please note this role is employed directly by Lingen Davies Cancer Fund and not within the NHS

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