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

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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Top job! Treasurer of the Trustee Board

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th January 2019

Myeloma UK is an independent charity working innovatively, collaboratively and passionately to support and educate myeloma patients and their families, and to invest in research to benefit patients now and in the future. Together our staff and Board have developed a compelling vision, ambitious goals and clear purpose to ensure that people impacted by myeloma have their needs met.

We are currently looking to recruit a Treasurer of the Trustee Board, to add significant financial experience to the Board’s current skill set. The Treasurer is the leading interface between Trustees and management on all financial matters. We are looking for the Treasurer to take up the position from the start of 2019.

About the role

As Treasurer you will be responsible for maintaining an overview of the organisation's financial affairs, safeguarding its financial viability and ensuring that proper financial procedures and records are maintained.

You will be a Board member, sharing responsibility for the strategic direction of the organisation, supporting the charitable objectives of Myeloma UK and ensuring sound governance.

Board meetings take place in London quarterly and as for all Trustees of this charity, this is a voluntary, unremunerated role, where the rewards come from making a contribution to improving the lives and outlook for myeloma patients, and from engaging in a world of fascinating medical and scientific discovery that will ultimately converge on a cure for myeloma.

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Finance Assistant

  • Full time
  • £18,000 – £20,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th February 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

You will be part of a busy Finance Team, carrying out day to day processing of all accounting data, including income and expenditure, and operational control procedures, enabling the team to provide a first class finance service.

Your main responsibilities will include:

· Processing daily banking, ensuring income and all relevant information is recorded accurately on the finance system and on Raisers’ Edge

· Processing all income streams to Raisers’ Edge, cashbook and the finance system, ensuring reconciliation to bank statements and maintaining integrity of all business systems

· Assisting with processing expenditure and payments to the finance system

· Assisting in the preparation of period and annual accounts and other regular reports

· Liaising with and providing financial guidance to colleagues in other departments and developing and sustaining a positive working relationship with all internal and external customers

About you

This is a great opportunity to work for a national UK charity. You will need a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a busy finance department, with experience of using an accounting system for processing income and expenditure, including payments and reporting.

You will have excellent IT skills, including Excel, excellent numeracy skills and a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate with people at all levels is essential.

Strong organisational and planning skills and the ability to work calmly under pressure are also required.

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Administration Assistant

  • Full time
  • £17,000 – £19,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th February 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 role sits within the Healthcare Advocacy Services Directorate, providing administrative support to the patient information and healthcare professional programmes.

You will be responsible for processing all patient information requests, together with subscriptions and mailings for our patient information magazine Myeloma Matters and our newsletter AL amyloidoisis Matters.

You will have responsibility for stock control of patient information publications and updating the publication order form with new resources.

Recording patient information and healthcare professional programme activities on the Raiser’s Edge database will be a key part of this role.

Working with the Healthcare Professional Programme team, you will be carrying out administration for their online resources including the Myeloma Nurse Learning Programme, Myeloma Academy and e-bulletins.

In addition, you will be providing holiday and sick leave cover for the Myeloma UK Receptionist as and when required.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have previous experience of working in an administrative support role, and will have strong organisational and communication skills, with the ability to communicate with stakeholders and colleagues at all levels.

You will have the ability to prioritise, work to tight deadlines and work well under pressure. You will need excellent IT skills with a high level of attention to detail. Experience in using databases, particularly Raiser’s Edge, would be an advantage for this post.

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Individual Giving Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £26,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th March 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 this new and exciting role

This role will work with the Individual and Planned Giving Manager to maximise income from individual giving, with a specific focus on Legacy and In Memory gifts. Other areas of giving –i.e. Lottery, direct debit and celebration giving, are also a focus of this role so there will be plenty of opportunity to grow all areas of individual giving- a crucial part of the work of Myeloma UK.

About you

This is a great opportunity to work for a national UK charity. You will ideally have demonstrable experience in developing income from legacy and in memory giving.

Self –motivated and a team player you will have excellent organisational, communication and IT skills. Relationship development and presentation skills are important for this role, along with the ability to produce quality written work.

The ability to manage a wide range of tasks alongside the willingness and flexibility to develop and expand this role are vital.

You will also have the ability and willingness to attend meetings and events outside normal working hours and travel as required.

For an informal chat about the role, please ring Claire Holmyard on 0131 557 3332.

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Philanthropy Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £26,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th March 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 this new and exciting role

The main purpose of this role is to maximise grant income in line with the overall organisational strategy. The Philanthropy Officer will work within the Income Generation team to grow our portfolio of funder relationships, as well as working closely with our existing grant funders to maximise their giving potential.

Pivotal to this role will be your income generation from Trusts and Foundations and the corporate sector. There will also be the opportunity to provide support in all aspects of our work with major donors.

You will represent Myeloma UK at a range of events and meetings at locations across the UK from time to time.

About you

This is a great opportunity to work for a national UK charity. You will need experience leading and preparing proposals and applications and successfully securing funding.

Self –motivated and a team player you will have excellent organisational, communication and IT skills. Relationship development and presentation skills are important for this role, along with the ability to produce quality written work.

The ability to manage a wide range of tasks alongside the willingness and flexibility to develop and expand this role are vital.

You will also have the ability and willingness to attend meetings and events outside normal working hours and travel as required.

For an informal chat about the role, please ring Alyson Miller on 0131 557 3332.

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Services Events Coordinator (1 year Maternity Cover)

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th May 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.

Reporting to the Services Event Producer, the Service Events Coordinator will be responsible for delivering the patient and family myeloma and AL amyloidosis information events programme, assisting in strategy development for the programme and implementing event activity with the aim to increase participation.

Key responsibilities will include:

· Evaluating all events to inform future planning, including monitoring associated income.

· Line manage the Services Event Administrative Assistant, supervising their input to events as well as other Services programmes.

· Ensure joint working and communication with other Services Team members.

· Contribute towards the planning and delivery of the charity’s strategic operational and departmental plans.

You should have experience in event management, project management and a clear understanding of the charity sector.

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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