Jobs

Find out about the latest opportunities to join our team and work with us to improve early diagnosis, fund life-saving research and provide much-needed support to women with ovarian cancer.

Target Ovarian Cancer is the UK’s leading ovarian cancer charity. We work with women, family members, friends, health professionals and leading experts to ensure we target the areas that matter most for those living with ovarian cancer.

Everyone who works at or with Target Ovarian Cancer is extremely passionate about the work we do and the impact we have. The staff team is supported by a number of external experts and advisors, including our Scientific Advisory Board, GP Advisory Board and Clinical Advisory Panel

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We're proud of everything we have achieved, including the awards we've received. You can read about our progress in our most recent annual report [PDF].

Our current vacancies

Policy and Parliamentary Officer

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual with knowledge of parliament to join our policy and campaigns team. This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing team and help us ensure that the voices of those affected by ovarian cancer are heard by decision makers. 

Reporting to the Head of Policy and Campaigns, you'll take the lead on our parliamentary work, raising the profile of ovarian cancer and securing commitments that will create lasting change as well as supporting our policy work. This will include:

  • developing and maintaining relationships with MPs, peers and other key stakeholders across the UK
  • producing high-quality briefing material
  • writing responses to relevant consultations
  • supporting the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Ovarian Cancer

You'll have an understanding of the political system in Westminster and the devolved nations, experience of engaging stakeholders (particularly parliamentarians and policy makers) and determination to transform the future for women with ovarian cancer.

Policy and Parliamentary Officer job description [PDF]

To apply please send a two-page CV and cover letter with the job in the subject line to Rachel Downing, Head of Policy and Campaigns at jobs@targetovariancancer.org.uk. Please also complete and return the equalities monitoring form [Word] to equalities@targetovariancancer.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is Monday 26 April at 12pm. First-round interviews will take place on Friday 30 April (to take place over Zoom).

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Head of Marketing

Working alongside our Head of Communications and Head of Digital Communications, we’re looking for a strong marketeer to drive our growth plans to the next level, supporting our next two-year business plan, which starts in July 2021. 

Do you have the passion and flair to amplify our ambitious plans to significantly increase our reach and impact? Could you lead the growth in our external profile and help us engage more people affected by ovarian cancer?

Head of Marketing job description [PDF]

To apply please send a CV and cover letter with the job in the subject line to Alex Holden at jobs@targetovariancancer.org.uk. Please also complete and return the equalities monitoring form [Word] to equalities@targetovariancancer.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is Friday 30 April at 5pm. Shortlisting and interviews will be done on a rolling basis so applying early is advised. 

In light of the current coronavirus situation, interviews will be conducted via video call until further notice.

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