NW3, London
£50,000 - £55,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We’re Anthony Nolan and we save the lives of people with blood cancer who need a stem cell transplant.

We’re unique. Thanks to the incredible donors on our register, our pioneering research and our passionate fundraisers, we give the chance of life to three people a day.

But we won’t stop there. We want to be there for everyone who needs a transplant; from finding a match, through every step of a patient’s transplant journey. And together we can reach the remarkable day when we can save the lives of everyone with blood cancer.

And now we want you to join our lifesaving team. We are looking for a Head of Communications to join our Engagement Division as part of our Engagement Leadership Group.   

Title:               Head of Communications

Salary:           £50,000 - £55,000 depending on experience (inclusive London Weighting)

Contract:       Permanent

Hours:            35 hours per week

Location:       Initially flexible working, normal base Anthony Nolan Head Office (flexible working location will be considered)

As Head of Communications, you will be an accomplished communications leader, taking a strategic approach to communications, both externally and internally and deliver against a fame agenda.  You will build a plan, relationships and ensure that we drive the narrative to our audiences and also are quick to respond to a changing landscape across the whole gamut of our activity, from Fundraising and Register Recruitment to our Research and B2B activity with Transplant Centres, Cell & Gene Therapies and our critical Patient Services work. 

You will lead a committed and award-winning team, championing best practice communications to enable us to create cut through with audiences in support of our lifesaving work. 

You’ll have the skills to drive delivery and work effectively with stakeholders in the pursuit of excellence.  You’ll be a strong communicator and influencer able to enthuse and bring people with you on this ambitious journey; it’s going to be an exciting one!



  • Pension (employer 6% when you contribute 6% or more),
  • Travel Insurance
  • Interest free Travel Loan
  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
  • Life Assurance (4x annual salary)

Wellbeing & Health

  • 27 days annual leave in addition to normal public holidays
  • 24-hour Employee Assistance Hotline
  • Medical Cash Plan
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Gymflex

Family Friendly

  • Paid dependents leave
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay
  • Flexible start/finish times (role dependent)


And more! (full list of benefits available on website)


Anthony Nolan is an equal opportunities & living wage accredited employer. 

All applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to work in the UK. 


You may have experience of the following: Communications, Comms, Creative, Third Sector, Voluntary Sector, Management,  Not for Profit, NFP etc 

More about Anthony Nolan
Anthony Nolan

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Refreshed on: 27 October 2020
Closed date: 02 November 2020
Job ref: 121851CHY
Tags: Communications, PR, Marketing