Job title: Senior Direct Marketing Officer
Salary: up to £36,526.08 per annum
Location: Chelwood Gate, Haywards Heath or homebased
Job type: Fixed term contract
Contract length: 12 months
Hours per week: 35
Closing date: 31 May 2020
Interview date: 12 June 2020
Please be aware this is a fixed term contract position for up to 12 months, working 35 hours per week (5 days). The role could be considered as a homebased position.
We are seeking an experienced Senior Direct Marketing Officer to join our passionate, award-winning team fundraisers.
Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity with a nationwide network of adoption and homing centres, volunteer-run branches and charity shops. During 2018 we helped around 184,000 cats and kittens, an average of 500 per day.
The Direct and Digital Marketing team sits within the Fundraising Directorate of the charity – working collaboratively to create a fully integrated individual giving programme. With an ambitious annual income target of £20m the team of 20 work across multiple communication channels to promote our regular giving and cash offerings.
In this exciting and varied role, you will play a vital part in ensuring financial stability for the charity’s future. You will lead on two of our successful regular giving programmes; Cat Sponsorship and Membership, managing both acquisition and stewardship activity across a variety of different media (including DRTV, paid social, telemarketing and post). You will also line managing one direct report and a small team of volunteers across the UK who support these programmes.
The ideal candidate will have substantial experience in direct marketing, preferably within the charity sector; excellent experience of working across a broad channel mix (DRTV and Digital would be advantageous) and strong working knowledge of MS Office as well as transactional databases – such as CARE NG, Raiser’s Edge or ThankQ. Previous budget management experience, with proven track record of achieving income against agreed financial targets and leadership/line management experience is essential.
To apply for this position please click the APPLY ONLINE button. Our application process requires you submit a CV and answer screening questions – including explaining your interest and suitability for the role. Unfortunately we cannot accept applications or CVs that are emailed to us directly.
Please note the recruitment process for this position will include a virtual interview including a presentation.
For further details please download the job description, available after you have clicked APPLY ONLINE:
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