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Below are our current paid vacancies. For more infomation on volunteer roles please click here. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please remember to visit this page regularly as we’re entering an exciting period with new positions likely to appear!

Digital and Technology Officer

Based: Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Salary: £25,000 – 30,000 per annum

Closing date: 25 April 2021

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We are currently looking for an experienced Digital & Technology Officer to join our expanding Digital team and influence and guide the digital and technological direction of the Charity, ensuring that Yorkshire Cancer Research has the tools, services and capabilities to be able to deliver against the Charity’s strategy.

Reporting to the Digital & Technology Manager, you will help to administer and deliver the digital roadmap, coordinate (or lead) the delivery of projects and support departments across the charity to take full advantage of our technology. This role will also include assisting in the administration of the Digital team, responding to queries and supporting departments across the charity with IT training, and hardware set up of new employees.

You must have experience of working in a digital and technology role at a similar level, working on multiple projects within a project management or delivery environment, developing and maintaining strong relationships with a broad range of stakeholders and a passion for the digital and technology landscape.

To apply please submit a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to Claire Wooldridge, People Partner ( before Sunday 25 April 2021. Please read our privacy notice before applying.


Whilst the majority of our employees are currently working remotely in accordance with government guidelines, we do endeavour to return to our Head Office in Harrogate as soon as we are safely able to do so, where this role will be predominantly based.

The charity is a responsible and flexible employer.  We welcome any discussion for flexible working at interview/offer stage where we will consider an individual’s circumstances against the needs of the charity.

We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates from all backgrounds. If we can make any reasonable adjustments to support your application please contact us at or call the People Team on 01423 642803.


Professional Internships for PhD Students (PIPS)

We are a provider of the PIPS scheme and welcome applications from PhD students who require a placement with us. A PIPS placement with Yorkshire Cancer Research enables PhD students to work for the UK’s largest regional medical research charity and gain an insight into the challenges and procedures that it faces.

Whether your interest lies within science administration, funding or communication we would love to hear from you. For further information please email

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