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Data Officer

  • Full time
  • £29,744 – £32,419
  • Edinburgh based (flexibly working from home with hub-based office days) (Hybrid)
  • Closing 13th May 2024

  • Advertised from 22nd April 2024


About you

Are you detail-oriented, love working with data and want to work in a great team that’s making a difference to people living with myeloma? We’re looking for an enthusiastic Data Officer who has experience working with relational databases with a strong understanding of data protection and electronic marketing regulation. This role is ideal for someone who is methodical, enjoys a varied to-do list, and is committed to continuous professional development.

The right candidate will have experience working with databases in a fundraising or marketing context, be comfortable wrangling and cleaning data and possess the ability to communicate complex concepts effectively. If you have experience with data analysis and visualisation that’s even better!

About the Role

As a Data Officer at Myeloma UK, you will be supporting the charity as we implement a brand-new data strategy. You will ensure our data is handled with the highest care, complying with best practice in data protection, and be involved in projects covering data management, data cleaning, reporting, and analysis.

Some of your varied responsibilities will include:

• Collaborate across the charity assessing our processing and help to manage communication preferences, data assets, including maintaining the Records of Processing Activities (RoPA) log.

• Support us in assessing new and existing data processing to ensure we follow privacy by design principles.

• Enhance data flows from multiple sources to our CRM, providing training and support to colleagues where needed.

• Contribute to the development and execution of a brand-new data strategy, improving our charity’s data maturity through staff training and promoting best practice.

• Create dashboards and visualisations, identify trends, and provide insights to enhance how we work.

Further details can be found here:

About us

Myeloma UK is the only organisation in the UK dealing exclusively with the blood cancer myeloma and related conditions. We are committed to bringing together the best and brightest people to help ensure that every patient has an empowered present and a hopeful future.

Our ultimate goal is to find a cure and make myeloma history. Until then, our mission is to help every patient live well with myeloma for as long as possible. We are committed to diagnosing myeloma earlier, discovering and sharing knowledge, transforming the patient experience and influencing positive change in care.

Our culture

Wellbeing and staff engagement are at the heart of our culture.

We offer flexible working and flexitime to allow you to find the right working pattern for you. We have a Staff Engagement Group who work with us to ensure staff are happy and who help us review and update our benefits. We offer an employee assistance programme and our Wellbeing Leads are always here to support our staff.

Application notes

How to apply

If you think you would be a great fit for this role, get in touch and tell us more about yourself by sending the following to

1. A cover letter telling us more about you and what you think makes you a good fit for this role

2. A CV that sets out your career history, with key responsibilities and achievements

We want to get a sense of who you are as well as what you can do.

Applications close on 13 May 2024 and interviews will be held w/c 20 May 2024. You may be asked to do a task prior to your interview.

Myeloma UK is an equal opportunities employer and always welcomes applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of:

• sex,

• race,

• disability,

• age,

• sexual orientation,

• gender reassignment,

• religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Please note, you will be asked to provide evidence of your eligibility to work in the UK prior to interview selection.