Executive Director Policy, Information and Communications

Cancer Research UK
Stratford, London
circa £150,000

As the largest independent cancer research charity globally, at Cancer Research UK we’re a collective force, tackling cancer on all fronts to save lives. We fund pioneering research, we provide reliable and accessible information, we influence policy and we encourage positive behaviour change. Each day, we’re making a difference to people’s lives.

The Role

As our Executive Director of Policy, Information & Communications, you and your senior team will be responsible for all aspects of communications internally and externally and you will champion, deliver and adapt the corporate plan to ensure that the findings of cancer research are maximised. You will leverage Cancer Research UK’s expertise and influence to help the UK raise the national average survival rate from its current lagging position to that of one of the best countries in the world. Now more than ever we need to work rapidly to influence the public, patients, health professionals and policy makers to accelerate the policies and interventions that will beat cancer sooner.


Download the candidate brief to find out about the role.