Marketing & Communications Officer 

Cancer Research Wales
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£25,000 - £29,000 p.a.
23 Mar 2021
09 Apr 2021
Marketing Disciplines
PR and Communications
Industry Sector
Charity / Not for Profit
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Job Title: Marketing & Communications Officer 


Responsible to: Head of Income Generation, Marketing and Communications

Salary: £25,000 - £29,000 p.a.

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours a week

Employer: Cancer Research Wales (CRW)

Annual Leave Entitlement: 25 days plus Public Bank Holidays. Also a discretionary day at Christmas

Base: Head office, Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff

Pension: Cancer Research Wales operate a Defined Contribution Pension Scheme (where CRW will contribute twice the contribution of its employee to a maximum of 13%)

Contract: Permanent, full time

This varied position will cover all areas of marketing and communications, including developing and maintaining the Charity’s digital presence to inspire people to take action in support of Cancer Research Wales (CRW).

As Marketing and Communications Officer, you will be responsible for translating departmental strategies into working plans to support organisational objectives. This is a demanding role in a busy charity and offers an opportunity to build a solid foundation in digital communications, events marketing and brand development in a forward-thinking charity with a strong reputation.

Externally, you’ll be responsible for developing and protecting CRW’s brand across Wales. On a day-to-day basis, this means finding and promoting relevant and engaging stories as well as ensuring that media and other external queries are handled in a timely and accurate way.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of creating dynamic and inspiring content that engages with a range of audiences. You will have a working knowledge of websites and social media platforms as well as experience of designing and producing a variety of print materials.

With demonstrable experience of working in a marketing and/or communications environment, we are looking for someone who is well organised, creative, analytical and focused on results, demonstrates attention to detail and is able to prioritise their work effectively.

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a dynamic and fun team in a rapidly expanding charity.

Additional Information:

For an informal discussion, please contact Rhodri Davies, Head of Income Generation, Marketing and Communications, via email. Contact details can be found by selecting the apply button.

How to apply:

For further information and an application form, please select the apply button shown, which will bring you to our website.


Closing Date: 9 April 2021 (12 noon)

Interview Date: w/c 19 April 2021 

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