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Public Affairs & Campaigns Manager

Public Affairs & Campaigns Manager

Key Facts Breast Cancer UK are accredited by Living Wage Employer

  • Salary: Circa £36K  (depending on experience)
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Location: Home based, with occasional travel to London and other parts of UK as needed meetings
  • Responsible to: CEO
  • Excellent benefits package inc 29.5 days Annual Leave, generous pension scheme, flexible working and professional development.
  • working within a supportive and positive culture.

Do you want to join a friendly and supportive team to help fight breast cancer?

Are you an experienced Public Affairs, Policy and Campaigning professional with a passion for social change and an interest in health prevention and the impact of environmental chemicals on our health and especially our breast cancer risk? Are you an excellent communicator with significant experience engaging policy and public stakeholders and you’re keen to bring your skills to help drive Breast Cancer UK’s ambitious public affairs and policy programme?

Do you want to be part of a diverse and dynamic team committed to growing a highly engaged breast cancer prevention community?  

We are a national breast cancer charity focused entirely on breast cancer prevention:

  • We fund scientific research into environmental and chemical links to breast cancer
  • We educate and raise awareness about the lifestyle and environmental risk factors of breast cancer, empowering people to reduce their risk of developing the disease
  • We campaign for policies that protect people’s health and promote the prevention of breast cancer.

We are scaling up our work and our impact, so we are building our team with talented, motivated, and ambitious individuals who want to contribute to helping us become the leading voice in breast cancer prevention.

If your goal is to develop your career as public affairs and advocacy leader in a rewarding role with plenty of opportunities to make a difference to the lives of many people, then we want to meet you.

About you

You will be a highly motivated individual and an engaging communicator with strategic leadership experience and excellent knowledge of the UK government and policy environment. You’ll have significant experience in engaging with decision-makers and planning and implementing advocacy campaigns preferably public health or environmental. You will have an interest in the links between harmful chemicals and human health, as well as cancer prevention.  You will be a self-driven team player, content to work remotely and ready to get going with a busy programme of work.

Application process

Application deadline:

The closing date for applications is Monday 30th May at 9 am.

Please send C/V and a brief covering letter as to why you have applied for the role to [email protected]


Interviews will be held the week of 6th June 22 via video conference.  If shortlisted for an interview you will be asked to prepare a task/presentation.  

For further information on the charity see our website  and if you require any further details on the role or the process, drop us an email at [email protected]


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