Who are we?
Recently named one of the Third Sector's ‘Best Charities to Work For’, we are committed to moving further, faster to accelerate change for everyone affected by a brain tumour. Brain tumours kill more children and adults under 40 in the UK than any other cancer. We know that a cure can’t wait. By recruiting a team that ‘can’, we can and will find one sooner.
Our exciting job role!
To ensure that we are able to respond to online requirements even faster we need you - an experienced WordPress Developer - to become a fundamental part of this small team, working your magic on our websites.
This is a great opportunity for a UK-based developer looking for autonomy to focus on optimising a small portfolio of sites, with the support and guidance of a highly experienced Website Manager as required. It is perfect for someone interested in working at the forefront of the latest technologies and trends, keen to learn and implement quality solutions.
WordPress will be your best friend, and you’ll showcase and build on your skills whilst you develop and implement website updates and support the hard-working and friendly team with content changes.
This role is full time - 37.5 hours, with some out of hours working. While contracted to our office in Fleet, Hampshire, our team supports a blend of office and home working provided you have adequate broadband and IT capability, with an average of 2-3 days in the office each week
The ongoing development of our portfolio of websites, from small code optimisations to larger development projects
Participate in discussions around changes to the website and contribute ideas and improvements from a developer’s perspective
Take ownership of the coordination of issue resolution on the websites (bug fixes)
Management of the website forms and linking to Salesforce
Promote and conduct website training to the wider team
Train others across the organisation to work with WordPress and perform content edits
Website user management administration for the wider team
Implement new features and functionality on the platform and evaluate and optimise their impact
Assist with website reporting
Stay current with key development in UX, SEO, CRO, Accessibility and best practice and be able to promote key messages to the wider team as required
What We'd Like From You
It’s simple – we’re looking for the people who ‘can’. As an inclusive workplace we welcome the introverts and the extroverts and anyone in between. All we ask is that you completely embrace our values, offer a great cultural fit and are determined to make real and lasting change for our community.
According to the job description, which you can download below, you'll have a positive, can-do attitude and strong attention to detail to ensure website updates are implemented quickly and efficiently.
If this is for you, we’d love to hear from you!
What We'd Like To Give You
You’ll be joining a pioneering, passionate, collaborative and smart team of individuals connected by a passion to make a real difference. While we face tough challenges along the way, we nurture an inspiring, fun and positive team environment where you feel valued for being you – the real you.
Benchmarked salary c.£33,000 (dependent on level)
25 days holiday which increases with length of service, plus bank holidays (pro-rated for part-timers)
Generous pension contribution*
Life assurance cover*
Access to proper mental health care
Opportunities to volunteer at our internal events and activities and work with our amazing community
Plus a brilliant culture to work in, a great team and lots of fun (and cake!)
How To Apply To Join Our Amazing Team
Please apply by clicking the green ‘apply for this job’ button above, attaching your CV and a covering letter explaining why you want the role, what you would bring to the team and how your skillset and experience will enable us to make a real impact for those affected by brain tumours.
We are keen to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive so if you’d find it beneficial to submit your application in a different format, please drop us a line at careers @ thebraintumourcharity .org and we can chat through the options available.
The Brain Tumour Charity particularly encourages applications from minority ethnic groups and underrepresented communities.
Advert close date: 12 December 2022
First interview date and location: TBC on Zoom
Second interview date and location: TBC at out Office in Fleet
More About Us
Visit our website careers pages to find out more about our culture and what it’s like to be part of our amazing team. You should also check out our YouTube channel too.
Did you know that we were ranked 11th Best Charity to Work For 2020 by Third Sector? Oh yes, and crowned Third Sector’s Charity of the Year in 2018? Not to mention we have won a variety of other awards and have been ranked a top global organisation by renowned management consultants McKinsey! While we’re not boasting, we are particularly proud that our HeadSmart campaign scooped the NHS Innovation Award, a Third Sector Excellence Award, and a Charity Times Award and we've also won Best Charity Partnership Award (well, maybe we’re boasting a little bit!).
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