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Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) is the dedicated hospital charity for Addenbrooke’s Hospital (Cambridge University Hospitals). Recently voted one of the top 100 hospitals in the world, Addenbrooke’s is a leader in the field of healthcare innovation and is recognised across the world as a pre-eminent teaching hospital.

Addenbrooke’s is embarking on a bold journey of transformation to ensure that it is fit for the future, can provide the highest possible standard of care for its patients, and continue to drive innovations that will impact people far beyond Cambridge. Come and join us!


Title: Philanthropy Lead – Stewardship

Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week (part time hours are negotiable)

Term: Permanent

Reports to: Co-Director of Philanthropy

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 (depending on skills and experience)

Location: Cambridge biomedical campus/home (hybrid with two days a week in the office for full time staff)

Do you want the opportunity to work on the development of two world-leading new hospitals? This new role will play a pivotal role in the two fundraising campaigns for the brand-new Cambridge Children’s Hospital and Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital. 

The Philanthropy Lead joins an energised and committed major gifts team covering trusts and major donors. The successful applicant will have significant ambitions for developing and sustaining relationships with new and existing donors giving up to seven figure gifts.

This role is key to leading excellent stewardship of donors and the management of our recently re-launched 1766 Circle of benefactors. The post holder will ensure that we communicate the impact of our work by creating a compelling and thoughtful stewardship plan. They will then deliver excellent communications and touch points with some of our closest supporters to ensure they feel connected to and inspired by the charity. Ultimately the role will lead ACT’s philanthropy stewardship programme through establishing slick systems, sympathetic and thoughtful donor engagement and a pragmatic approach to project management. 

To be successful in this role, you will need to have high standards of personal communication (written and oral); excellent attention to detail; experience in managing timelines of projects and you will need to be a kind and professional team colleague. Most of all, you will need to understand how to make donors feel valued and ensure that everything you do is considered from their perspective. 

To see a full job description and person specification please click here.

The closing date for applications is 2 June 2024, however we reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received or a successful candidate is found.

If you are interested in applying for the role please click here and you will be directed to the application page of Not for Profit People, on Charity Job, who are handling this recruitment exercise on behalf of ACT.


Title: Data Analyst & Insight Manager

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week 

Term: Permanent 

Reports to: Director of Communications & Impact

Salary: £40,000-£45,000 per annum (subject to skills and experience)

Location: Cambridge (minimum of 2 days in the office)

We are looking for an experienced Data Analyst & Insight Manager to join one of the top NHS charities in the country.

We recognise that the data we collect across our organisation – through our website, our CRM, our grants management system, our finance system, as well as our digital marketing platforms such as Meta, Google Analytics and AdWords – are some of the most valuable assets we hold. We not only have a duty of care over this data, particularly the data of our valued supporters, but this data is also key to enabling our five-year strategy and our ambitions for the charity.

Analysing our data, generating clear reports and dashboards, and recommending insights from that data and analysis, can help us to drive up the performance of our fundraising and marketing.  It can inform strategic decisions about how and where we fundraise and can influence decisions around how we spend money to maximise the impact we and our supporters have across the hospital.

You will work closely with a number of the Senior Management Team, helping to shape strategy and organisational KPIs, evaluate and report on activities effectively, and advise on data analysis, database management, and data protection.

You will also act as the charity’s data protection lead, including being responsible for data management and compliance through training and coordination of colleagues across the fundraising and finance teams.

You will be responsible for driving the development of our CRM, Donorfy, so that it continues to underpin the charity’s fundraising and campaigns and supports our desire to be a data led organisation, with systems that integrate to drive efficiency, effectiveness, and excellent supporter experiences. You will also support other teams in ensuring the way they collect, manage, and use their data is contributes towards our ambitions to be a data led organisation, with efficient systems, to support our strategic aims.

A full job description and person specification can be found here.

If you are interested in hearing more about this role please contact Jude Zemerli at Not for Profit People by email on jude@nfp-people.co.uk


If you have any questions regarding roles at ACT, please contact our HR team at hr@act4addenbrookes.org.uk

We strongly encourage candidates of different backgrounds and identities to apply.  Each new team member is an opportunity for us to bring in a different perspective, and we are always eager to further diversify our charity.