World Vision Milton Keynes, UK
Apr 10, 2019Permanent
Senior Direct Marketing Officer, Supporter Engagement Contract: Permanent – 36.5 hours per week Based: Milton Keynes World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries. Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love. Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children. Looking to take your fundraising and marketing career to another level and use your skills where they really matter? We have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional direct marketing professional to join the Supporter Engagement team within our Fundraising Group. With strategic oversight of our growing single giving programme, you’ll be responsible for acquiring new donors to support our work with vulnerable children around the world. You’ll develop a nurture journey to ensure they feel valued and see the impact of their giving. And you’ll lead our annual calendar of appeals that inspire our supporters and raise vital funds to change and improve the lives of millions of children. Working across a range of key fundraising campaigns, each day in this role will be different – from creating concepts, briefing, copy-writing, and design, through to project and agency management, data selection, analysis and insight. As a senior member of the team, you'll be a strategic thinker who can shape and execute fundraising strategies and line manage marketing team members. You see the bigger picture but have an eye for detail and fantastic relationship-building skills. You'll be confident working with data and carrying out rigorous testing to prove the impact of our fundraising campaigns. Through detailed data analysis you’ll be able to understand campaign results and supporter behaviour in order to drive the success of future activities. To perform well in this role, you’ll need: Experience gained in a fundraising or direct marketing role Strong project management skills in order to deliver end-to-end marketing campaigns A track record in analysing direct marketing results and using insight to drive innovation and improve campaign performance Experience of delivering integrated marketing campaigns across a range of channels including direct mail, video, email, online and social media The ability to work independently to drive innovation, creativity and results Experience of line-management, supervision or coaching of staff. As an active Christian*, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations. In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking. Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employment and reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description. Closing date: 23 rd April 2019 Interview dates: TBC *Permitted under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010 World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people representing all sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices. As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check. No agencies please.