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Vacancy for a Fundraising Officer - Leicester

This new position is an exciting opportunity for an experienced fundraiser to join an ambitious charity focused exclusively on Mesothelioma; a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.

Mesothelioma UK is a national charity that started at and is now based and nurtured by the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. The charity aims to improve the outcome and experience for anyone affected by mesothelioma. Through a growing number of specialist nurses, the website, social media, educational events and newsletters Mesothelioma UK provides equitable access to all manner of current, specialist mesothelioma support and information.  Amongst our many other activities the charity is also a modest funder of research within the field and focuses on promoting access to clinical trials across the UK.

We currently are looking to recruit a fundraising officer to join the existing fundraising team. The main focus of this additional post will be to secure significant funds from grants and trusts, to build successful relationships with corporate sponsors and to establish the charity’s legacy and wills strategy.

If you have a background in fundraising, are keen to join Mesothelioma UK and to work for this extremely worthy cause please consider applying for this post.  Please click here to download the job description and person specification.

Click here to apply  http://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/bc61ecbff610446d95791dfe233b4c0f/?vac_ref=914239001

For more information about this role please contact Mesothelioma UK Fundraising Manager, Jill Lemon on 0116 258 3290 or Director of Services, Liz Darlison on 0116 250 2615.