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Ovarian Cancer Action don't just believe women deserve better, we believe they deserve the best. In 2023, the odds are against women with ovarian cancer surviving more than 5 and 10 years. It’s unacceptable. With more and more women predicted to get ovarian cancer over that period, it’s vital we make faster progress to reach a vision of ovarian cancer being survivable for all women. That's why we’re supercharging our ambitions; to transform survival rates so by 2032 at least half of women with ovarian cancer live for 10 years. 

We are growing our dedicated and passionate team to help support and fulfil our growth plans. We do not currently have any vacancies, but follow us on social to hear about any future opportunities. 

We are currently recruiting for the following roles;

  • Head of Finance
  • Trusts and Grants Manager
  • Senior Supporter Care Officer
  • Community and Events Manager

See the full details below:


Head of Finance, Strategic Planning and Operations

Salary: circa £55-60k per annum

Contract Type: This is a permanent contract. Hybrid working.

As a ‘Flexible First’ employer we are open to a variety of working patterns and welcome the opportunity to discuss this with candidates. Ideally, due to the nature of the role we’re looking for someone who can work at least four days a week with 40% of their time at OCA’s offices. However, we are open to discuss flexible options.

Location: Old Street, Central London

Ovarian Cancer Action is more than just a charity - we're a community of passionate individuals dedicated to improving outcomes for those affected by ovarian cancer. As the new Head of Finance, Planning and Operations, you will make a significant contribution within the Leadership team and work closely with our Board and Committees to help drive strategic growth, ensure operational excellence, and foster a culture of innovation.

Who are we looking for?

  • A formally qualified Accountant with relevant experience in aplanning and organisational performance management role
  • You think strategically, seeing the bigger picture, making connections and critiquing the strategy and plan to make it stronger.
  • Experience of managing and developing staff.

If this sounds like the role for you, we’d love for you to apply via the Charity Jobs website.


Community and Events Manager

Salary: circa £37-43k per annum (dependant on experience)

Contract Type: This is a permanent contract. Hybrid working.

As a ‘Flexible First’ employer we are open to a variety of working patterns and welcome the opportunity to discuss this with candidates. We’re looking for a full-time person who can work 2 days (40%) of their time at OCA’s offices. However, we are open to discuss flexible options.

Location: Old Street, Central London

Are you ready to be a part of an ambitious, successful and growing fundraising team?

We are looking for someone who will be key to developing and driving innovative supporter led activities, events and approaches in order to smash income targets!

You’ll be a tactical part of the fundraising team, delivering against some of the key components and priorities of the mass engagement strategy, championing best practice and excellence across all supporter care and engagement.

We want someone who:

  • Has a fantastic experience of developing, managing and growing events, as well as a creative and insight-led approach when implementing new mass engagement activities.
  • Is looking to be an integral part of the fundraising management team, delivering robust plans, insight and spearheading relevant cross-team project work.
  • Wants to shape and lead an already successful events and community activity with innovation and diversity in order to further strengthen its future success.

If this sounds like the role for you, we’d love for you to apply via the Charity Jobs website.

Take a look at the full job description.


Senior Supporter Care Officer

Salary: circa £29-35k per annum (dependant on experience)

Contract Type: This is a permanent contract. Hybrid working.

As a ‘Flexible First’ employer we are open to a variety of working patterns and welcome the opportunity to discuss this with candidates. Ideally, due to the nature of the role we’re looking for a full-time person who can work 2 days (40%) of their time at OCA’s offices. However, we are open to discuss flexible options.

Location: Old Street, Central London

This key role is part of a small but ambitious and growing fundraising team. It is responsible for delivering excellent customer service to Ovarian Cancer Action donors and prospective supporters, building strong and loyal relationships through written and verbal communication and ensuring efficient administration of donations and maintenance of accurate database records.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is motivated by delivering excellent supporter care and always ready to go the extra mile
  • Requiring attention to detail does not phase you and you love a job well done
  • Understands the importance of developing good processes and data as a critical part of a positive supporter journey
  • Who takes initiative in implementing improvements to processes and stewardship

If you’re interested or want to find out more about this role, you can download the pack or apply via the CharityJob website. 


Trusts and Foundations Manager

Salary: circa £45k per annum (dependant on experience)

Contract Type: This is a permanent contract. Hybrid working.

As a ‘Flexible First’ employer, we are open to a variety of working patterns and welcome the opportunity to discuss this with candidates. Ideally, we’re looking for a person who can work 40% of their working week at OCA’s offices. However, we are open to discussing flexible options.

Location: Old Street, Central London

Are you ready to join an ambitious, successful, and growing fundraising team? We are seeking an individual who has strong experience in trusts, grants and high-value fundraising, who will play a pivotal role in managing and driving income from trusts and foundations.

This represents a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated individual to make a tangible impact, contributing to OCA's continued growth and success. Join us in our mission to drive positive change and create lasting impact for women with ovarian cancer.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has demonstrable experience in developing, managing, and driving income from trusts and foundations, coupled with a creative and systematic approach to increasing income from this source.
  • Is effective in and aspires to work across the team and wider organisation to enable and deliver an excellent fund management approach, as well as spearheading collaborative cross-team working to strengthen funder and financial outcomes.
  • Seeks an exciting opportunity to lead and build a trusts and grants programme for this important area of women’s health.

Take a look at the full job description and apply for the role today.


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