An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Race against Blood Cancer team – We are looking for a motivated and experienced leader to navigate the charity through its next stage of growth in the role of General Manager.
As a charity we have a lofty ambition – that’s to give all blood cancer patients an equal chance of finding a lifesaving stem cell donor match. By joining the team, you will be working with a group of talented professionals, who are united in their pursuit to save lives, using their collective corporate, entrepreneurial, non-profit and digital marketing expertise.
This role will be home-based and will report to the Board of Trustees. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, who is capable of getting the most out of the charities resources and can come up with a plan for Race Against Blood Cancer to achieve its key objectives, while ensuring sustainable growth.
Some of the key attributes we’re looking for include the following:
- Charity related experience, or as a minimum a passion for charitable causes
- Ability to create a strategic growth plan and deliver on agreed upon targets
- Equally comfortable working on your own as well as in a team
- Strong management and motivational skills
- Strong organisational and communication (written & oral) skills
- Fundraising experience
- Self-starter attitude
To find out more information and to apply for this post please email email@example.com
Race Against Blood Cancer is looking to add two part time employees to its Community Engagement Team to register lifesaving stem cell and bone marrow donors.
Successful applicants will be responsible for organising and leading their own donor drives at various locations where there are large crowds of people such as colleges, universities, sports clubs, places of work, music events etc., along with educating and signing up members of the public who are in attendance.
In the role the person will self-select where and when they want to do a donor drive, meaning there’s a lot of flexibility. The person will earn a day rate which will be dependent on how many donors they register on that day. Someone who has access to a car would be ideal given there will be travel involved.
If you’re interested please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org along with a 200 – 300 word description of why you believe you would be a good candidate for the role.
Some of the qualities we’re looking for include but aren’t limited to the following:
- A passion for community or charity related projects
- Comfortable engaging with members of the public
- Good organisational skills
- Proactive and considered a self-starter
- Good oral and written communication skills
The first phase of the application process ends on Friday 24th March by which time you will need to have submitted your CV and reasons why you’d be suitable for the role. Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to participate in a telephone and in-person interview.
The below video explains how someone becomes a potential donor. It’s worth noting that Race Against Blood Cancer and our Community Engagement team is only responsible for the registration process which involves filling out a short form and a cheek swab.