Beating bowel cancer together

Social Media Officer

Applications close: Friday 31 May 2024, 5pm

Position: Social Media Officer
Reporting to: Senior Social Media Officer
Salary: £27,150 per annum plus London weighting if applicable. Contributory pension scheme
Location: Flexible – London hybrid or remote (with an expectation of some travel to London approximately once a month)
Contract: Full time / permanent

We're the UK's leading bowel cancer charity. We're determined to save lives and improve the quality of life of everyone affected by bowel cancer. We support and fund targeted research, provide expert information and support to patients and their families, educate the public and professionals about the disease and campaign for early diagnosis and access to best treatment and care.

We currently have around 90 staff based in England, Wales Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Thanks to the generosity of our community, we’re in a privileged position to be able to grow our staff team to deliver our ambitious strategy, On a Mission. There are huge challenges facing bowel cancer patients across the UK, and our community needs us now more than ever. We’re building a strong and united team to bring us closer to a world where nobody dies of bowel cancer.

We’re looking for a passionate and engaged Social Media Officer to join our Digital team. You’ll be a key member of our team, helping to increase our community engagement and grow our reach. With responsibility for the day-to-day scheduling of our social media channels including Facebook, X, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube — you'll be the eyes and ears of the charity for all things social.

You’ll complete tasks quickly and efficiently, schedule and update content for all our social media channels and be on the ‘front line’ in terms of engaging with our amazing community. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to grow their digital and social media experience, bring creative energy to the team and make a real impact.

Download the full job description and person specification (PDF)
Download our staff recruitment pack (PDF)

Closing date: Friday 31 May 2024, 5pm
Interviews: Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 June 2024

How to apply

Please apply by sending your CV accompanied by a cover letter (no more than two A4 pages) to which explains your interest in this role, addresses how you meet the person specification, and demonstrate how your experience and knowledge fulfil the criteria.

This email address can also be used for any queries or questions relating to the role.

If you'd like an informal chat about this role please contact Chloe Lane, Senior Social Media Officer via


Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility and We're committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Successful candidates may be subject to enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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