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

Below are our current vacancies. 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!

Communications Manager


Reporting to the Head of Communications, the Communications Manager will act as the lead for all internal and external communications requirements. Responsibilities include regularly reviewing and driving improvements in the supporter communications journey, producing engaging marketing communications, creating written content for external and internal communications channels and working with our Graphic Designer and marketing agency.

Our Communication Manager will have a strong ‘can do’ attitude and act as an ambassador for the Charity, role modelling our values of Be One Team, Have Integrity, Champion Expertise and Deliver Impact. The role will be based at our office in Harrogate.

To find out more, please download the role summary.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to linsey@ycr.org.uk or for more information please call 01423 501269.

Please read the privacy notice included in the role summary and available here 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 note the privacy notice for applicants available here.

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