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Work for Asthma UK and the British Lung Foundation

One person in five in the UK is affected by lung disease. As the only UK charity for people affected by all lung and respiratory diseases – from mild asthma through to lung cancer – the Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation Partnership is here for every one of them. Our support helps people who struggle to breathe, manage their lung condition and live well. Our world-leading research finds new ways to prevent, treat and cure lung disease. And our campaigns help make vital, lasting change.

Asthma UK and the British Lung Foundation merged to form the Partnership at the end of 2019.  This is an exciting time to join the team as we work to increase our impact and support for those with and affected by respiratory diseases. We’re looking for individuals who are passionate about our cause, are keen to grow and develop in a role, and strive for improvement and innovation. So, if you’re looking for the next step in your career, we’d love to hear from you.

As well as a competitive salary, you’ll enjoy a range of benefits including a generous leave entitlement of 30 days a year (plus bank holidays), health cashplan, cycle-to-work scheme, interest-free annual season ticket loan and pension scheme.  

Our office is in London (Aldgate), though a number of our roles are remote based across the UK.

We are committed to promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively - as an employer, as a service provider and as a campaigning organisation. Our recruitment decisions are based on our belief that jobs should be filled by those best able to do them. We therefore ensure that our staff and potential staff, are all treated fairly and that all employment decisions including those on recruitment, promotion, training and career development are based on job related, objective criteria. We are committed to providing equality of opportunity in all areas for our staff.

To apply for a role, view our current vacancies below.

Please note that we only accept applications directly from candidates or on occasions via an appointed recruitment agency.

Latest charity jobs

Trusts & Statutory Manager            

Join our dynamic and successful Trusts and Statutory Team as our Trusts and Statutory Manager. Reporting to the Deputy Head of Trusts and Statutory, you will have responsibility for managing a number of high value grant partnerships as well as leading on prospecting and applying for high value bids. You will manage key relationships with funders, as well as coordinating cross-organisational responses to large opportunities. You will be joining a dynamic team with big ambitions for growth, in a well-established Fundraising department. You will have an opportunity to make a considerable impact on our work.   

As a team we frequently punch above our weight, and recent successes have included six figure partnerships with Clean Air Fund, Fidelity, and NHS England amongst others. This role will be responsible for building on this success ensuring that we continue to win new relationships with Trusts, Foundations and Statutory donors that match the Partnerships core and programmatic priorities. Focusing on maximising income through multi-year, strategic relationships that meets both ours and the funders needs.      

You will be joining an exciting team with big ambitions for growth, in a well-established Fundraising department. You are an experienced manager who thrives on building and winning high-value transformational partnerships with a proven ability to build excellent relationships and networks to deliver our ambition.

Location: Hybrid working between home and the Mansell Street Office, London.
Salary: £34,000 - £37,000 per annum
Permanent Contract 
Closing date: 9:00am, 3 November 2021  (We’ll be interviewing as and when suitable candidates apply)

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Research Operations Officer           

An opportunity has arisen for a Research Operations Officer to join our research team. Reporting to the Research Manager, your role will enable the charity to select world-class research to fund in order to improve the lives of millions of people with respiratory diseases.

You will assist in running the charity’s research grant award schemes and monitor the impact of the research we fund. You will also make sure the views of patients and public are in embedded in our research processes.

You’ll get to develop your communication skills working with teams across the organisation to champion research, while delivering support to external stakeholders like our researchers. It’s also a great opportunity to develop skills in patient and public involvement in research.

Ideally you will have a degree in a life-scientific discipline or equivalent experience, with good IT skills and be a competent and accurate administrator. A passion for and understanding of the research environment is also desirable.

Location: Hybrid working between home and the Mansell Street Office, London.
Salary: £31,000 - £32,000 per annum
Permanent Contract 
Closing date: 9:00am, 25 October 2021  

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Brand Marketing Manager          

We are currently on a fantastic journey and are looking for a Brand Campaign expert to join us on this journey.  We have undertaken a major brand review as a consequence of our merger and this is an incredibly exciting opportunity for a Brand Marketing Manager to come in and implement this review, demonstrate that we are a merged charity, the nation's lung charity, raising our profile and re-launching much of what we do.  This in turn will position will us to be the driving force in transforming lung health.  For too long lung health hasn't received the priority or attention it deserves and we want to change that. This critical role will help transform how people think about lung disease and our role as a charity in funding world class research, providing vital advice and support and campaigning for better prevention, treatment and care for lung health.

Reporting to the Head of Digital Supporter Engagement, you will develop and drive a new brand marketing strategy that develops brand awareness and understanding of our vision and values. You will develop and deliver on and offline integrated brand campaigns driving key brand metrics, taking the lead for project management and sign-off on key storytelling and brand building initiatives, whilst working closely with third party media buying and planning functions to identify multi-channel campaigns that maximise impact.

Location: Hybrid working between home and the Mansell Street Office, London.
Salary: £45,000 - £47,000 per annum
Permanent Contract 
Closing date: 9:00am, 25 October 2021  

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Health Advice Officer         

We’re looking for someone to support the Health Advice team to produce excellent quality, clinically accurate, enabling and user-centred digital products and digital health campaigns content for people with asthma and lung conditions.  

This includes drafting copy, product design, incorporating user insight and reviewing briefs, as well as ensuring digital products are updated and well maintained. You will also track the performance of digital products and share learnings with relevant teams.

The role also includes editing, proofing and uploading content to the Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation websites, ensuring that our health advice is evidence based, up-to-date and accurate.

In addition to this, you will support user involvement across both brands, by ensuring feedback from a diverse range of users is incorporated into development of digital products and represent the patient voice through appropriate inclusion of case studies.

Location: Hybrid working between home and the Mansell Street Office, London.
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 per annum
Permanent Contract 
Closing date: 9:00am, 25 October 2021  

Find out more and apply