Marketing & Communications Officer (Philanthropy)
Salary: £21,326 per annum + good range of benefits
Contract: Fixed term 6 months – 36.5 hours per week (open to part time for right candidate)
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.
Are you an experienced marketing professional/content creator looking to use your skills to make a difference in the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable children?
We are looking for an exceptional person to join the philanthropy team on a fixed term basis to create a suite of high-value, inspiring fundraising communication materials for child sponsors and other World Vision supporters on the mid-level journey, demonstrating the difference their support is making
This role will also support high level donor communications and report writing within the philanthropy team.
This role will give you the opportunity to develop fundraising propositions that inspire our supporters and invite them to transform the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children. It will be your job to ensure our communications truly reflect World Vision’s mission and Christian ethos to our diverse supporter base.
You will create compelling copy content, as well as manage relationships with our design, print, agencies, working collaboratively to produce emotive communications that ‘reach’ our supporters and bring to life the change they are making. You will have experience in writing marketing/fundraising copy or report writing, coordinating projects, working to timelines, managing multiple stakeholders.
In addition to the salary indicated, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking. Like many organisations we’re mainly working remotely right now, and longer-term this role could be carried out in part remotely. The role will have a significant stakeholder management component to it as well as a strong emphasis on networking and relationship building internally, so you would need to be in the Milton Keynes office at least twice a week.
All applicants must be willing to work within a Christian framework and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.
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 attached Job Description.
Closing Date for applications: 18th November 2020
Interview Dates: W/C 26th November 2020
World Vision UK is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation and race.
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.
By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice available on our website.
Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early and commence interviews should we receive a high volume of applications, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.
No agencies please.