London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£30,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are The Ruth Strauss Foundation - Supporting families facing the death of a parent & driving the need for more research into non-smoking lung cancers.

We are excited to be recruiting for a Marketing Executive, Fundraising to join our growing team. The core purpose of this role is to support the MarComms team to deliver marketing and communications requirements across our fundraising activities.

As part of a small team, you will initiate marketing campaigns and run with them from conception up to execution.  You will work on our digital brand and fundraising campaigns as well as marketing our diverse portfolio of fundraising events.

We are looking for a confident and driven marketeer with the ability to harness the power of marketing, create content, build campaigns, optimise our channels of engagement. Some of the tasks will be;

  • Support in the development of consistent branding, fundraising and communication materials for a diverse range of audiences including beneficiaries, healthcare and education professionals, charity supporters and key stakeholders
  • Write copy for diverse marketing distributions (brochures, press releases, direct marketing and website material etc.)
  • Conduct market research and analysis to evaluate trends, brand awareness and competition ventures
  • Create compelling cause-related newsletters and engaging content for charity supporters
  • Working with agencies, freelancers and internal teams to tailor creative to meet audience needs

What we are looking for:

In addition to someone who can embody the spirit of the RSF, some of the skills and experience we are looking for is:

  • Proven experience in a marketing role, with a good understanding of marketing in the charity industry
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Experience of working on multi-channel campaigns
  • Practical experience in developing and executing direct mail (CRM) campaigns
  • Excellent written grammar
  • Competence in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator
  • High level of IT literacy, including good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages

You will be working alongside our Marketing Executive, Digital under the direction of our Head of Marketing and Communications. Your role will be to provide support to both our Fundraising and Mission Services teams and to help us achieve our bold and transformational strategy. 

We are committed to being an inclusive workforce that fully represents many different cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints. We welcome applications that help us in our mission to be a place where you can be yourself and thrive.


A full job description is below, previous candidates need not apply.



Application Instructions

Please respond with your CV and a covering letter of no more than a single A4 document as to 'How your skills and experience meet our requirements'.

Posted on: 09 June 2022
Closed date: 09 July 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Communications, PR, Marketing

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