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Join us in helping the people of Yorkshire avoid and survive cancer by funding world-class research into its causes, diagnosis and treatment.

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 Social Officer


An opportunity has arisen within our digital marketing team and we are currently looking to recruit a Digital and Social Officer to help us increase awareness of our important work within the region. This is an amazing opportunity to shape and grow the digital presence of one of the UK’s most exciting and innovative charities.

Reporting to the Digital Marketing Manager, the Digital and Social Officer will play a key role in a wide variety of projects, including creating and scheduling social content, managing paid social and digital campaigns and supporting the continued development of our website and digital user journeys. These activities are all important enablers in creating a strong and trusted brand which is key to achieving the charity’s overall objective of helping more people in Yorkshire avoid and survive cancer.

If you are an experienced digital engagement professional with excellent digital, organisational, and content creation skills we would love to hear from you!

Salary: around £24,000 a year

Download the role description

**The closing date for applications has been extended to Sunday 15th March 2020**

To apply please submit a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to Claire Wooldridge, People Partner (recruitment@ycr.org.uk) before the deadline. Please read our privacy notice before applying.

Health Initiatives and Services Intern (Year in Industry Placement)


The Health Initiatives and Services Intern will provide support to the Health Initiatives and Services team in order to support the successful delivery of a growing portfolio of Yorkshire Cancer Research funded health initiatives and services covering areas of cancer screening and early diagnosis, physical activity and smoking cessation. 

The successful applicant should be studying a degree in a relevant subject such as a science or health/medical related, have an interest in health and cancer, an understanding of the NHS and Public Health, have excellent written communication skills, and be able to work on their own as well as in a team. For a more detailed outline of the role and the skills and experience we are looking for, please refer to our job description for Health Initiatives and Services Intern.

The application deadline is Sunday 1st March 2020.  Please send a CV and covering letter to recruitment@ycr.org.uk  Interviews to be held on Friday 13th March 2020. Please read our privacy notice before applying.

Salary: circa £16,000 per year

For further details contact leah@ycr.org.uk or on 01423 877238
 

Data and Information Intern (Year in Industry Placement)


It is the Data and Information Intern’s role to provide support to the Research and Services team and the Cancer Insight Manager, in order to maintain and further develop the charity’s knowledge and understanding of the Yorkshire cancer landscape. 

The charity invites undergraduate applicants from a range of degree subjects who are looking to complete a Year in Industry Placement. The successful applicant should have a strong background in data analysis and information interpretation, have excellent written communication skills, and be able to conduct thorough literature reviews. For a more detailed outline of the role and the skills and experience we are looking for, please refer to our job description for Data and Information Intern.

The application deadline is Sunday 1st March 2020. Please send a CV and covering letter to recruitment@ycr.org.uk  Interviews to be held on Friday 13th March 2020. Please read our privacy notice before applying.

Salary: circa £16,000 per year

For further details contact leah@ycr.org.uk or on 01423 877238

Events Intern (Year in Industry Placement)


The Charity is looking for an Events Intern to help with the smooth running of our busy summer programme of events.

This role will include include office-based administration work, but the primary focus will be to assist at the events themsleves. This is a dynamic role incorporating numerous tasks and skills from office based administration support, to helping deliver our busy events calendar at venues across Yorkshire. For a more detailed outline of the role and the skills and experience we are looking for, please refer to our job description for Events Intern.

The application deadline is Sunday 8th March 2020. Please send a CV and covering letter to recruitment@ycr.org.uk.  Interviews to be held on Thursday 12th March 2020. Please read our privacy notice before applying.

Salary: circa £16,000 per year

For further details contact charlie.jackett@ycr.org.uk or on 01423 877238

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 research@ycr.org.uk

Please read our privacy notice before applying.

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