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Reference: 72153

Date Added: 1 August 2019
Closing Date: 19 August 2019

Job Title: Patient Advocacy Manager

Working For: Leukaemia Care, a Client of Harris Hill

Location: Worcester but with national travel

Salary: £29,000-£32,000

Job Details

Harris Hill is proud to be partnering with Leukaemia Care in its search for a new Patient Advocacy Manager.

Based in Worcester but working across the UK, particularly London, and with some international travel, the Patient Advocacy Manager will work closely with – and, when needed, deputise for – the Patient Advocacy Director on the development and implementation of campaigns and policy initiatives to drive change to improve the lives of people affected by leukaemia and other blood cancers.

Responsibilities for this post are wide ranging and hands on. As well as horizon scanning, policy advice and information gathering, you’ll represent Leukaemia Care on key campaigning groups such as Cancer 52 and the Cancer Campaigning Group, as well as engage with MPs, peers, political groups and other relevant stakeholders through networking, lobbying and partnership working. Moreover, you’ll work closely with the Communications team, preparing press releases and designing and implementing campaigns.

Whether you come from a policy, campaigns or advocacy background, you’ll have experience of campaign design and implementation and an understanding of how media and broader communications feed into campaigning. You’ll also have excellent analytical and research skills, along with experience of senior-level stakeholder engagement and management, particularly in political circles.

This is a brilliant opportunity for a policy and/or campaigns professional to make a tangible difference to the lives of people affected by leukaemia and other blood cancers and gain excellent exposure to the full cycle of campaigning and changemaking.


Closing Date: 19 August 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews are likely to be on 28th August, with start date flexible. Leukaemia Care will not appoint before the deadline. 

Application Details

Application process is a CV initially, with a cover letter to follow at a later stage. A shortlist of applicants will be submitted on the closing date. 

If you are interested in this post, please send your most relevant CV to harry.marven@harrishill.co.uk

Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted.

Website: http://www.harrishill.co.uk/

Additional Notes