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Direct Marketing Assistant

We’re looking for a confident and driven individual who is eager to join a hard-working and ambitious direct marketing team.

Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading dementia research charity dedicated to diagnosis, prevention, treatment and cure. Backed by our passionate scientists and supporters, we’re challenging the way people think about dementia, bringing together the people and organisations who can speed up progress, and investing in research to make life-changing breakthroughs possible.

By working at Alzheimer’s Research UK, you will be part of an organisation that has been recognised nationally as an outstanding place to work. In 2020, we were listed 39th in the prestigious Sunday Times 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work For.  We were also awarded a 2-star accreditation by Best Companies, recognising outstanding levels of workplace engagement and were listed in the 75 Best Companies to Work For in the East of England.

We’re looking for a confident and driven individual who is eager to join a hard-working and ambitious direct marketing team. We’re proud that the Direct Marketing team is continuing to produce highly successful campaigns, not only driving income, but forging long-lasting and meaningful relationships with supporters and donors. The role of Executive in the Direct Marketing team is a varied one and ideal for someone who is new to marketing or fundraising. Fundraising experience is not essential for this role but we are looking for someone with the passion to change the future for those affected by dementia.

Working with different teams across the charity, you’ll be supporting direct marketing campaigns across a range of media including direct mail, e-mail, telemarketing and prize led fundraising. Activities in the engagement portfolio are diverse, ranging from cash appeals to impact reporting and supporter engagement pieces. Together, these activities drive income and create strong relationships with our supporters.

As well as providing day to day and administrative support, the post holder will be completing sector and competitor analysis, helping to inform a test and innovation plan for the engagement programme. They will work collaboratively with the team, helping to ensure that work is delivered on time and to budget.

The successful candidate will have a desire to learn and develop, as well as the confidence to whole-heartedly launch themselves into an energetic team with ambitious goals.

You’ll be part of a team that works across a multitude of channels; speaking to range of audiences with one theme in common – compelling people to support our work and bring about the first life-changing dementia treatment.

Location: Granta Park, near Cambridge.

Salary: Circa £22,000 per annum, plus benefits

The closing date for applications is 14 November 2021 with interviews to be held on 22 & 23 November 2021. Please indicate in your cover letter if you are unable to attend on this date. We would encourage applicants to submit their application at the earliest opportunity as interviews and the closing date may be brought forward at any time. Should we wish to contact you to arrange an earlier interview this will be arranged based on the availability of the candidate and the panel. Please indicate in your cover letter if you are unable to attend on a certain date.

To view further details about this role and the benefits of working for us please visit the Alzheimer’s Research UK website.