Myeloma UK
Myeloma UK

Charity registered in Scotland SC026116

Myeloma UK is the only organisation in the UK dealing exclusively with myeloma – the second most common form of blood cancer. It originates in the bone marrow and currently affects around 17,500 people in the UK. Whilst treatable, myeloma is not yet curable. Our ultimate goal is to find a cure. We are dedicated to ensuring that patients get access to the right treatment at the right time, and to improving standards of treatment and care through research, education and awareness raising. We also provide a range of information and support services to patients, family and friends to help deal with a diagnosis of myeloma.

Current vacancies

Philanthropy and Partnerships Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,000 – £40,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th October 2019

Myeloma UK is a leading charity dealing exclusively with this type of blood cancer that affects plasma cells in the bone marrow. The organisation helps myeloma patients live longer and with a better quality of life, providing a broad and innovative range of services which cover every aspect of myeloma, from providing information and support to patients, their families and healthcare professionals, to improving standards of treatment and care through research, education, campaigning and raising awareness.

As a member of the Income Generation department, the Philanthropy and Partnerships Manager will be responsible for the planning and delivery of the fundraising strategy, team operational and departmental plans and contribute towards the planning and delivery of the business’s operational plans.

Key responsibilities will include:

· To manage the charity’s philanthropic fundraising programme, including leading on the management of high level donor events.

· To manage existing relationship and drive new business opportunities from corporate, foundations and major donor prospects.

· To provide donors and supporters with first class stewardship ensuring their long-term support.

· To work with and develop team members.

You must have demonstrable experience of successful trust and major gift fundraising, to include corporate partnerships and charity of the year adoptions.

The successful candidate will be an ambitious individual driven by the need to make positive changes to the lives of the service users.

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Emma Louise McEneaney at our recruitment partners, Aspen People, on 0141 212 7555.

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Database Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £27,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th August 2019

About us

Myeloma UK is the only organisation in the UK dealing exclusively with myeloma – the second most common form of blood cancer. It originates in the bone marrow and currently affects around 17,500 people in the UK. Whilst treatable, myeloma is not yet curable.

Our ultimate goal is to find a cure. We are dedicated to ensuring that patients get access to the right treatment at the right time, and to improving standards of treatment and care through research, education and awareness raising. We also provide a range of information and support services to patients, family and friends to help deal with a diagnosis of myeloma.

About the role

The Database Officer is responsible for the performance, security and integrity of the Raiser’s Edge database, including arranging and overseeing regular data checks and cleaning. You will work on the strategic development of the database and supporter care processes to enable the development of strong relationships with supporters and patient engagement.

You will ensure that the use of the database and capture of all data conforms to GDPR and data protection guidelines, in particular where they relate to preferences.

You will support and work with colleagues across all teams to manage all aspects of the database, acting as the key contact for all issues and providing training and support to all users.

About you

You will have demonstrable experience of customer relationship databases and require to have advanced knowledge of Raiser’s Edge (or similar), with the ability to build complex database reports and queries and manipulate and analyse data.

You will be numerate with a high level of attention to detail and have strong IT and communication skills as well as the ability to manage a busy and varied workload. A good working knowledge of GDPR and data protection legislation is required.

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Fundraising Assistant

  • Full time
  • £17,000 – £19,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th August 2019

About us

Myeloma UK is the only organisation in the UK dealing exclusively with myeloma – the second most common form of blood cancer. It originates in the bone marrow and currently affects around 17,500 people in the UK. Whilst treatable, myeloma is not yet curable.

Our ultimate goal is to find a cure. We are dedicated to ensuring that patients get access to the right treatment at the right time, and to improving standards of treatment and care through research, education and awareness raising. We also provide a range of information and support services to patients, family and friends to help deal with a diagnosis of myeloma.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join a driven and dynamic fundraising team, to progress your professional career in fundraising.

The role of the Fundraising Assistant is to provide essential administration support to assist the Community and Events Fundraising Team in pursuit of income growth and fundraising activity, ensuring the highest standard of supporter care is at the heart of everything we do.

You will be communicating with supporters on a regular basis, sending out fundraising packs and supporting materials, maintaining records on our database and generally assisting the team in supporting donors and fundraisers in organising fundraising activities.

About you

You will be highly organised with excellent attention to detail. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience of working with Raiser’s Edge or a similar database, as well as extensive working knowledge of MS Office.

You will have experience in a customer focused environment and a track record of success in building effective relationships. The ability to manage a wide range of tasks, prioritise and work well under pressure is essential for this role.

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