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Help us make a real difference to improve the lives of people with breast cancer.

Why Work for Breast Cancer Trials?

Breast Cancer Trials is committed to exploring and finding better treatments for people affected by breast cancer through clinical trials research. We are a group of world-leading breast cancer researchers based in Australia and New Zealand, supported by a team of professional staff who manage our clinical trials and raise the money we need to do the work we do.

Our research has improved the treatment of breast cancer, led to changes in the way breast cancer is managed, and saved the lives of millions of people affected by breast cancer since our inception in 1978. Our goal is for breast cancer patients to live better, to live longer, and to never die from breast cancer.

Our values – We before Me, Curiosity, Empathy and Greatness – are not just words, they are the simple behaviours of how we work on a daily basis. And “For good and for great”, is the energy and driving force behind everything we do.

The work we do and the decisions we make serve the common good of all people who are affected with breast cancer, as we strive every day to make the world a better place.

Organisations don’t make things happen; people do. Are you one of these people?

What We Do

Our office is located in Newcastle, NSW. Our dedicated team of 50 staff work across the three main areas of our organisation:

  • Trials
  • Fundraising
  • Business Support

Trials (Research)

The Trials Department activate, monitor and close the clinical trials we participate in. All trials are carried out at participating hospitals and cancer treatment centres across Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. BCT does not have any direct patient contact, nor do we undertake any laboratory work.

Please see the Research section our website for more information.

Positions include: Clinical Trial Administrators, Clinical Research Associates, Clinical Trial Project Leaders and Clinical Trial Program Managers. Other positions cover Ethics and Regularly Affairs, Protocol Development and Quality Assurance (trials only).

Fundraising

Our fundraising team conducts a national fundraising program that is innovative, responsive and supporter-centric and which values supporters and their impact, and generates long-term sustainable income to support our mission and vision. The generosity of individuals, community organisations, businesses, trust and foundations and corporates is critical to what can be achieved through research for our beneficiaries.  

Positions include: Supporter Care Officer, Appeals Coordinator, Relationship Coordinator, Fundraising Data Manager, Community Fundraising Manager, Community Fundraising Coordinator, Fundraising Digital Coordinator and Individual Giving Manager.

Business Support

Business support provides finance, communications and human resources support to the organisation.

Benefits of Working for Breast Cancer Trials

By working at Breast Cancer Trials we can offer you:

  • Diverse and supportive workplace.
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities.
  • Exclusive benefits only accessible to employees within the charity sector (salary packaging $15,990 per annum) which reduces the amount of tax payable and increases your take home pay.
  • Flexible work arrangements in office and remotely.
  • Generous conditions such as:
    • Additional Carer’s Leave days – up to five days per employment anniversary
    • Additional leave when the office is closed at Christmas (not part of your annual leave)
    • Additional Long Service Leave
    • Paid Death & Total and Permanent Disability Insurance
    • Paid Income Protection Insurance (up to 2 years)
    • Study Support and Leave
    • Employee Assistance Program

 

Current Vacancies

DATA STRATEGY, SERVICES AND INSIGHTS MANAGER

Join the fundraising team at Breast Cancer Trials, and help to deliver world-leading clinical trials to prevent, treat and cure breast cancer.

This new position will suit an enthusiastic data-driven individual, who brings a combination of technical expertise, leadership skills and a strategic mindset. By leading our data revolution, you’ll be responsible for management of fundraising data and infrastructure; data analysis and insights to inform our fundraising strategy; and the critical supporter services function.  Your experience in, and understanding of, data best-practice, customer/supporter-centric methodology and data analysis will be critical to achieving our growth goals and you’ll be supported by a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer – Fundraising and Philanthropy, the primary responsibilities will include;

Strategy:

  • Develop and implement a Fundraising Data Strategy aligned to meet the Fundraising Department goals and objectives and which addresses key areas listed below.
  • Establish data governance and data management practices to ensure data quality, security, compliance and timely collection and reporting.

Data Management and Infrastructure:

  • Oversee the collection, integration, and analysis of data from various sources including website/s, digital, offline and 3rd parties.
  • Conduct a review of the current Customer Relationship Management system, Raiser’s Edge, developing a deep understanding of the data collected and held, the current use and integrations with other data infrastructure, and assess its capacity to deliver on the fundraising growth planned. Dependant on outcomes of review, research and manage migration to potential new CRM.

Data Reporting and Insights:

  • Manage the development of reporting systems and capabilities to report best-practice fundraising KPIs and performance metrics.
  • Collaborate across the fundraising department and with our IT provider to identify opportunities for data-driven improvements, new opportunities and to ensure effective data utilisation.

Data Privacy and Security:

  • Ensure data collection and retention compliance with the Australian Privacy Regulations and PCI industry standards.
  • Implement and maintain security measures to protect sensitive data.

Supporter Services:

  • Manage the supporter services team and oversee the delivery of prompt, efficient and best-practice customer service activities.

About You

Our ideal candidate will have;

  • Proven experience in data management, data analytics or a related role.
  • High competency and understanding of customer/supporter data best-practice, customer/supporter-centric methodology and data analysis metrics to help inform and drive strategy.
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • High proficiency in Raiser’s Edge or other Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems.
  • Strong knowledge of data visualisation tools (e.g Power BI).
  • Proficiency in data analytics tools and working knowledge of programming languages.
  • High level proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Mailchimp or other automated marketing system, and CMS (preferably WordPress).
  • Exceptional leadership skills and the ability to manage, support and inspire teams.

Why Work for Us?

As an employee at Breast Cancer Trials, you will be part of a diverse and supportive workforce who are committed to saving and improving the lives of people affected by breast cancer. we also offer;

  • Salary Packaging – In addition to your salary you can package up to $15,900 annually pre tax and benefit from a $2,650 meals and entertainment card
  • Work/Life Balance – Flexible work arrangements
  • Professional development – Training, development and career progression opportunities
  • Recognition and Reward – Length of service recognition and rewards + additional long service leave after 10 years + gifted leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Wellness – Income protection insurance + employee assistance program + additional carers leave

At Breast Cancer Trials, we value diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace for all people. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders, people of all ages, identity and abilities.  We support vaccination as the best way to keep our communities and employees safe from COVID-19. Employees must maintain vaccination against COVID-19 in accordance with BCT’s vaccination policy.

What Next?

Please apply for this rewarding position through the Seek job ad and include your CV and a covering letter addressing the above-mentioned ‘about you’ criteria. Click here to access the Seek ad. Please note, there is no formal closing date for this role. If you are interested, please apply as soon as possible. Candidates will be shortlisted as applications are received.

APPEAL COORDINATOR

Breast Cancer Trials is a group of world-leading breast cancer doctors and researchers committed to exploring and finding better treatments for people affected by breast cancer.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Appeal Coordinator to join our growing Fundraising team. This is an exciting time to join our team, as we embark on an ambitious growth strategy across the organisation which will enable us to do more breast cancer research in the greatest areas of need.

About the Role

Reporting to the Appeal Manager, the Appeal Coordinator will have the following responsibilities:

  • Lead the project coordination and development of all Individual Giving appeals to grow income and build donor loyalty.
    • Responsible for channels including mail, email, website (content landing pages and donation form pages), paid social and SMS.
    • Assist in the briefing and account management of any external suppliers such as full-service agencies, copywriters, designers and/or mailhouses.
    • Coordinate all internal stakeholders on deliverables including kick off meetings, copy writing, mailfiles, content feedback and approvals, supporter care FAQs and processing/receipting instructions.
    • Develop all components of appeals both on and offline, including reviewing and providing feedback on copy and design.
    • Be the primary point person for case study engagement and approvals.
    • Create and ensure stakeholder compliance with appeal timelines on and offline.
    • Facilitate and contribute to end of campaign wrap and analysis report and meeting.
  • Research, recommend and implement optimisations and new opportunities.
  • Assist with any other duties relevant and appropriate to this level of appointment.
  • Participate in professional development such as industry discussion and user groups and relevant training opportunities.

About You

Our ideal candidate will have;

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or demonstrable experience and skills.
  • Demonstrable high level computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Creative suite.
  • Experience working with digital content platforms, preferably Mailchimp and WordPress.
  • Exceptional organisational, written, editing and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a number of internal and external stakeholders to deliver complex projects to deadline.
  • Creative thinking and solution focused problem-solving ability.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

Whilst not essential, previous experience using a fundraising CRM (preferably Raisers Edge) is highly desirable.

Why Work for Us?

As an employee at Breast Cancer Trials, you will be part of a diverse and supportive workforce who are committed to saving and improving the lives of people affected by breast cancer. we also offer;

  • Salary Packaging – In addition to your salary you can package up to $15,900 annually pre-tax and benefit from a $2,650 meals and entertainment card
  • Work/life balance – Flexible work arrangements + hybrid working
  • Professional development – Training, development and career progression opportunities
  • Recognition and Reward – Length of service recognition and rewards + additional long service leave after 10 years + gifted leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Wellness – Income protection insurance + employee assistance program + additional carers leave

At BCT, we value diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace for all people. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders, people of all ages, identity and abilities.

We support vaccination as the best way to keep our communities and employees safe from COVID-19. Employees must maintain vaccination against COVID-19 in accordance with BCT’s vaccination policy.

What Next?

Please apply for this rewarding position through the Seek job ad and include your CV and a covering letter addressing the above-mentioned ‘about you’ criteria. Click here to access the Seek ad. Please note, there is no formal closing date for this role. If you are interested, please apply as soon as possible. Candidates will be shortlisted as applications are received.

Application Process

Before applying for a position, you should read the Position Description for the vacancy.

To ensure your application is considered and reviewed by the panel, your application must include the following:

  1. A cover letter addressing the Knowledge, Skills and Experience (essential criteria) listed in the Position Description.
  2. A concise resume with all relevant employment details (including dates of employment) and experience. No more than five pages.
  3. Copies of relevant university transcripts or other relevant qualifications.

At BCT, we value diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace for all people. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders, people of all ages, identity and abilities.  We support vaccination as the best way to keep our communities and employees safe from COVID-19. Employees must maintain vaccination against COVID-19 in accordance with BCT’s vaccination policy.

You must already have the right to work in Australia to apply for any positions with Breast Cancer Trials. Please provide evidence of this with your application if you are not naturally an Australian citizen. A Police Check is also a condition of employment with BCT.

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Contact

To enquire about positions available at Breast Cancer Trials or if you have a question about the application process, please send us an email.

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