There are three breast cancer charities. They seem to be some sort of magical science communications jobs mill in that almost every time I glance at their vacancies page there’s something else there.
Breakthrough Breast Cancer
Senior Health Campaigns Officer
Ref : 715
Location : Central London
Department : Policy & Campaigns
Team : Advocacy and Campaigns
Salary : ??27000 – ??32000
Closing date – 27 November 2011
Interview date – tbc
We???re leading the fight against breast cancer. You can help us win it.
Breakthrough Breast Cancer is a pioneering charity dedicated to the prevention, treatment and ultimate eradication of breast cancer. We fight on three fronts: research, campaigning and education.
We are seeking a Senior Health Campaigns Officer, proficient in project leadership, to join our Advocacy and Campaigns team. You will lead the development of Breakthrough???s Service Pledge for Breast Cancer project, a highly-regarded initiative designed to enable breast cancer patients and healthcare professionals to work together towards better local breast cancer services. You will also be responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating key integrated health campaigns, working in partnership with healthcare professionals and patients in order to deliver improvements in breast cancer services, treatments and research.
Knowledge of NHS people and processes are essential for this role, as is a passion for public and patient involvement in improving breast cancer services. With a working knowledge of breast cancer, and as a good communicator and networker, you will be able to put forward constructive arguments and get buy-in from colleagues and senior stakeholders using a variety of communication tools with people at all levels.
In addition to all UK bank holidays we offer 25 days annual leave plus all working days between Christmas and New Year, ?? day on Christmas eve, a pension scheme and a cash health plan.