Opportunities for interim, contract and temporary positions

Direct Marketing Officer - 5 month FTC

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

We are looking for a confident and driven marketer who is eager to join a hard-working and ambitious direct marketing team. As the fastest growing medical research charity in the UK, 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.

Working with different teams across the charity, you’ll be supporting and delivering direct marketing campaigns online, offline and across a range of media channels. The engagement programme is ever evolving and there is change and growth happening in a lot of interesting areas.

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 variety 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.

This is a 5-month FTC/Secondment position, or on return of the substantive post holder, to cover a period of maternity leave.

What we’re looking for:

  • Reporting and ability to understand complex data sets
  • Understanding of compliance in direct marketing
  • Agency management skills
  • Use of CRM or database systems
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Time management and prioritisation
  • Focus on results and continuous improvement
  • Campaign management
  • Briefing and working with external suppliers
  • Direct marketing across a range of media and routes to market
  • Copy writing and proof reading
  • Flexibility to work some unsocial hours and willingness to travel independently

Location: Granta Park, near Cambridge.

Salary: Circa £28,000 per annum, plus benefits

The closing date for applications is 24 October 2021. 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.