Senior Editor (maternity cover)

To lead the charity’s work in developing publications and information resources and ensuring a high quality digital user experience.

Part-time position (25 hours per week); 13-month fixed-term contract 

Home-based with occasional travel for meetings at head office in Aylesbury

Full-time equivalent of £27,000 to £31,000 per annum, pro rata (ie, £19,286 to £22,143 p/a for a 25-hour working week), dependent on experience

The Lymphoma Association is a national charity that provides award-winning information and support to people affected by lymphoma (lymphatic cancer) – the fifth most common cancer in the UK. We also work with and support the healthcare practitioners who care for lymphoma patients.

We are looking for an experienced writer/editor to be responsible for:

  • producing accessible patient information in both digital and printed formats
  • researching, drafting and editing information for people affected by lymphoma
  • taking the role of Content Lead for videos (both medical/expert and patient/carer experience)
  • social media marketing of new and existing publications.

The role requires someone with experience of working in an editorial/publishing environment, who is able to manage a number of publication projects concurrently, and also to line-manage two staff members. Meticulous attention to detail is essential, as is an understanding of the importance of high quality, accessible information. The role offers the opportunity to be make a major impact on the lives affected by lymphoma, while also being part of a focused, passionate and high-performing Publications Team.

Job description

Lymphoma Association overview

Application form

Equality and diversity monitoring form

To apply for this post, please submit your completed application form to 

If you have any queries about the application process, please contact Non Kinchin-Smith, HR and H&S Officer

If you would like an informal chat about the role itself, please contact Lauren Lakritz, Senior Editor

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 9 October 2017

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 18 October 2017 in Aylesbury.

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all sections of society.