The role

This is a rare opportunity to join a dynamic and passionate team of staff and volunteers with a shared vision. The Executive Assistant will support the CEO, Board and members of the Leadership Team to ensure the charity’s operations run smoothly. This will involve effective diary management, administrative support, developing effective databases, organising and facilitating meetings and completing background research and report preparation.

The ideal candidate

You will have experience in an administrative role and be proficient in Microsoft Office, with an aptitude to learn new software and systems. You will have exceptional organisational and communication skills with meticulous attention to detail.

You will be a flexible team player and enjoy working across a range of functions, in a fast-paced and dynamic atmosphere. Most importantly, you will have a passion for working for a charity with children at its heart.

What we can offer

  • Salary up to £25,000 per annum pro-rata commensurate with experience
  • Agile and flexible working with information technology to support effective home-working
  • Generous annual leave allowance of 32 days, including bank holidays (pro-rata) and additional Christmas leave
  • Regular training and professional development opportunities
  • Becoming part of a dynamic, ambitious and child-centred charity

To apply

View the job description and to download and complete an application form, inclusive of supporting statement detailing how you meet the essential criteria. No CV’s accepted.

Please return your completed application form to Claire Hislop, Head of Operations at [email protected] before the application deadline.

Application deadline: Friday 4th December, 12:00

Shortlisting: Monday 7th December

Interview dates: Monday 14th December (AM) and Tuesday 15th December (conducted via Zoom)


We are a parent-led charity and actively encourage applications from the parent community with lived experience of neuroblastoma and/or other childhood cancers.

Our work and practice is underpinned by safeguarding principles with the aim of protecting children and young people and enhancing their welfare. Solving Kids’ Cancer always works in accordance with legislation, statutory guidance and best safeguarding practices.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.