Current vacancies

Administrative Officer

£20,000 – £22,000

37.5 hours per week

Cambridge, UK (hybrid options available)

Fundraising Officer

£20,000 – £22,000

37.5 hours per week

Cambridge, UK (hybrid options available)

Scientific Projects Officer

£24,000

37.5 hours per week

Cambridge, UK (hybrid options available)

Senior Scientific Projects Officer

£28,000 – £30,000

37.5 hours per week

Cambridge, UK (hybrid options available)

Join our team!

Benefits at Beacon

25 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays and additional leave for office Christmas closure

5% pension contribution

Flexible working practices, including hybrid working and flexitime

A close knit and friendly small team environment, giving you a meaningful voice in the direction of the charity

Dedicated training budget to support personal and professional training opportunities 

Time off in lieu to support appropriate work/life balance

Valuable experience working in the charity and healthcare sector

Frequent opportunities to meet and interact with beneficiaries, supporters and collaborators

Opportunities to expand your professional network through attending events and conferences 

We are currently actively exploring additional employee benefits with the aim of providing further support to our employees. We are happy to discuss these with any prospective candidate during the interview process.

Application process

Please email an up-to-date CV and cover letter to Dr Rick Thompson (CEO) and Mary Rose Roberts (COO) at recruitment@rarebeacon.org by 9am on the 15th August, outlining your relevant skills and experience. We welcome enquiries about the role to the same email address.

As we are recruiting for numerous roles simultaneously, please ensure that your name and the role you are applying for are noted clearly in the email subject line (e.g. John Smith – Application for Executive Assistant).

Shortlisted candidates will initially be contacted for a phone interview, with the final round of interviews likely taking place between the 15th and 26th August.

Please note that we are currently unable to sponsor UK VISA applications.

Dr Rick Thompson

CEO

Mary Rose Roberts

Chief Operating Officer