London, Greater London
£Competitive
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Head of Digital Engagement

Our client is looking for an experienced and highly ambitious person to join their Charity for 12 months as the Head of Digital Engagement. In this exciting role you will lead their talented digital engagement team and drive digital transformation at one of the most well-known and successful charities in the UK. Do you fit the bill?

This is a high-profile role, responsible for leading the digital engagement strategy and implementation across the Charity (including its subsidiary that funds paediatric medical research). With the advent of new organisational strategies, this is an exciting time to join the team. Covering maternity leave this is for a 12 month fixed term contract.

You will be an experienced digital professional, with proven skills and expertise across the digital marketing mix including search, social, email, web, PPC, digital content (particularly film and photography) and digital insight and reporting. This experience should include strategy development, building campaigns from scratch, and launching new channels and digital innovations.

Head of Digital Engagement Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for leading and inspiring a team of digital professionals and line managing five direct reports. Together, you will support the Deputy Director (Brand & Content) to deliver the annual marketing plan and continue a programme of digital transformation at the charity.

Head of Digital Engagement Requirements:

Our client is looking for somebody with:

- Substantial experience gained in senior digital communications / engagement roles (client-side or agency-side).
- A proven track record of delivering results and business impact across digital channels.
- Strong leadership and stakeholder management skills.
- A can-do attitude and an entrepreneurial approach to work.
- A passion for all things digital, with the energy and drive to continue the charity's work as one of the leading organisations in the sector.

About Our Client:

Every day brings new challenges for our client's employees. Every day, over 600 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. Our extraordinary client has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. Without donations, they can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Their staff help to raise these vital funds. A better future for seriously ill children starts with you.

Awarded with a ‘Best Companies 2-star accreditation' and placed number 17 on the 2019 Sunday Times Best 100 Not-for-Profit Companies list - our client offers a range of attractive benefits including; a flexible approach to working, 30 days holiday, life assurance, enhanced employer pension contributions, and a discounted season ticket loan.

Location: WC1N, Central London

Job type: Full Time, 12 months Fixed Term Contract, 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £Competitive

Benefits: 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, generous pension scheme, flexible working, discounted season ticket loan and many more!

Closing date: 9am on Friday 20 March 2020

You may have experience of the following: Digital Engagement Executive, Digital Marketing Executive, Social Media Executive, Marketing Assistant, Marketing Officer, Marketing Manager, Email Marketing, Charity, Third Sector, NFP, etc.

Ref: 92220

Posted on: 24 February 2020
Closed date: 20 March 2020
Job ref: 92220
Tags: Marketing, Digital