Wonderful Workplaces: JDRF

Published: 18 Jan 2018 By JDRF


Karen Addington, chief executive at JDRF, offers insider insight into what it's like to work for the type 1 diabetes charity and the fundraising director role it's recruiting for.

Karen Addington

Karen Addington, chief executive, JDRF

JDRF's international type 1 diabetes programme is world-leading and gives the charity opportunities beyond those that a UK specific programme could offer. 

The charity is currently recruiting for a director of fundraising to lead its fundraising team and deliver in excess of £8 million year on year, as well as work towards its medium term goal of generating £10 million in voluntary income.

In our exclusive interview on Thirdsector.co.uk, as part of our Wonderful Workplaces campaign, we spoke to Karen Addington, chief executive at JDRF, to find out:

  • What makes JDRF a unique place to work?
  • What exciting projects are they working on?
  • What the director of fundraising role involves
  • What kind of people they're looking for
  • What challenges might you face in the role?
  • Why would someone want to work for JDRF?
  • Opportunities for career development

Click here to read the interview on Thirdsector.co.uk.

Explore the fundraising director job vacancy at JDRF

(This job vacancy has now expired)

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