Other opportunities for graduates
We understand that our Graduate Scheme isn’t for everyone. But with over 200 entry level roles at CRUK every year there is lots of opportunities for passionate, ambitious individuals to join CRUK.
We call all our employees Life Changers because they’re all helping us in our life-changing work to beat cancer sooner. And we always want more helping hands. So join us. Find the career you’ve been looking for. And let’s change lives together.
Please note that the roles listed below are examples of the type of work graduates can do with us, and we may not currently have these opportunities available.
Working as part of the Financial Reporting and Control team, whose responsibilities include the Financial Accounting function of CRUK. This role’s primary responsibility is to monitor internal controls across CRUK through the timely and accurate reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
To provide relevant analytical support to the charity and to take responsibility for a range of financial administration projects, with potential to work towards an accountancy qualification.
HR Service Centre Advisor
To be the first point of contact for managers and employees, advising on all aspects of HR policies and procedures, referring issues to HR Advisors or other HR teams where necessary.
To be the first point of contact for customers and responding to initial queries on all aspects of the resourcing process. Provide resourcing support and advice to regionally based retail colleagues in across the whole of CRUK
Manage high volumes of supporter relationships over the phone and by email. You will offer our supporters an exceptional level of service, working with them to maximise their fundraising potential.
Direct Marketing Executive
You will deliver an exciting portfolio of innovative, supporter-centric campaigns across a variety of channels to take our fundraising to new heights.
Area Events Manager or Area Marketing Manager (Regional opportunities)
Working regionally within marketing and events delivering over 300 mass participant events and local marketing activity for the Charity annually. An integral member of the field based team who work together to deliver exemplary events and exceptional marketing that deliver substantial and sustained income for Cancer Research UK.
To cultivate and steward a pipeline of Mid Value supporters, ensuring they are engaged and their value to the charity is maximised, and to achieve agreed income targets.
Special Events Executive
This role is responsible for the support and direct delivery of an agreed number of events per year and the day to day account management of relationships with third-party partners and high value committees.
Manage a portfolio of high profile strategic partners, with responsibility for planning and delivering activity. You will build strong relationships with key stakeholders taking a flexible and commercially astute approach to ensure that we are optimising all opportunities.
Patient Engagement and Communications Officer
This role is responsible for supporting the development of our engagement with cancer patients who participate in clinical trials, and other types of research, to help create more advocates for our work and normalise participation.
To monitor the external policy environment with a view to identifying, researching and developing key public policy positions on issues of importance to Cancer Research UK.
Early Diagnosis Officer
To support our work to influence policy and practice for patient benefit by reviewing, consolidating and disseminating relevant evidence relating to the impact of early diagnosis and treatment on cancer outcomes.
To provide operational structure for various committees and panels and expertise for the pre and post-award funding processes across CRUK’s research funding directorate.
Research Funding Manager
For those with strong research administration or equivalent experience. To manage Cancer Research UK’s research funding applications and awards and support the Cancer Research UK funding committees and Scientific Executive Board
Deliver analysis and insight to inform work of the team and to support strategic marketing consultancy across all consumer facing departments.
Be responsible for delivering exceptional end-to-end user experiences/campaigns across a variety of digital products that meet the highest digital standards, follow best practice and represents our brand faithfully across all interactions for CRUK’s audiences.
Support Analyst (entry level)
Develop, with training, responsibility for the delivery of application support, applying ITIL principles and practices to the resolution of incidents and problems in a fast-paced working environment.
To lead the end-toend delivery of change projects within agreeed timescales and budgets to an acceptable level of quality.