Help us to stop bowel cancer

Senior Press Officer

Bowel Cancer UK, the UK’s leading bowel cancer research charity, is looking to recruit a Senior Press Officer responsible for taking the lead on media relations and PR, celebrity and patron management and gathering and supporting case studies.

Bowel cancer is the second biggest cancer killer in the UK. However it shouldn’t be because it is treatable and curable especially if diagnosed early. We are determined to save lives and improve the quality of life for all those affected by bowel cancer. We support and enable research, educate patients, public and professionals about bowel cancer and campaign for early diagnosis and best treatment and care for all those affected.

The Senior Press Officer is an important role within the busy Marketing and Communications team and will be responsible for identifying media opportunities, developing creative ideas for news stories and features and taking a proactive approach to our media relations to raise the profile of Bowel Cancer UK and raise awareness of bowel cancer.

If you have questions about the role, please email Leanne Thorndyke, Head of Marketing and Communications at 

To apply: Please download the job information pack here, and return your CV and a Supporting Statement outlining how you meet the person specification (no more than two A4 pages) to

Closing date: Sunday 14 August 2016 (midnight)

Provisional interview dates: Thursday 18 and Friday 19 August 2016