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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!

2 x Event Assistant Roles


As we are expanding our events team here at Yorkshire Cancer Research, we're currently looking to recruit 2 full time Events Assistants to join us, one on a permanent basis and the other on a fixed-term contract until September 2020.

As Events Assistant, you will provide stewardship to event participants and fundraisers to grow our community of supporters and provide key assistance to income generation efforts to help achieve fundraising goals. If you have prior experience of helping run events along with experience of working in an administrative or customer service role, then this could be an exciting opportunity for you to develop your events management career whilst supporting Yorkshire Cancer Research achieve its strategic aims. For more details, please refer to our job description for Events Assistant.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 8th December, with interviews to be held on 20th December.  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.

Cancer Data and Impact Officer


We are currently looking for a Cancer Data and Impact Officer to join our Research and Services Team. If you have experience of analysing datasets and gathering evidence, this is an incredible opportunity to support the success of our charity by developing our knowledge of the Yorkshire cancer landscape and supporting the evaluation of our work’s impact. 

If you have previous experience within a relevant field, share our vision and values then we would love to hear from you. For a more detailed outline of the role and the skills and experience we are looking for, please refer to our job description for Cancer Data and Impact Officer.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 15th December with the first interviews planned for Monday 16 December. 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.
 

Finance Officer


We are currently recruiting for a Finance Officer to work with staff across the Research and Services and Finance teams to manage all aspects of the financial administration of our award grants and services. The salary for this role is c£25,000 depending on experience.

If you are an ACA, ACCA or CIMA part qualified accounting professional, this is an exceptional opportunity to help a forward-thinking charity make a difference to the lives of people in Yorkshire.  As Finance Officer, you will manage all pre and post-award finance administration and related accounting duties for active awards across our entire portfolio. 

The closing date for applications is Sunday 15 December. For more details about the role, please refer to our job description for Finance Officer. Please read our privacy notice before applying.

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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