Marketing & Communications Manager (Fundraising)
Samaritans are seeking an exceptional marketing and communications professional to support our ambitious and dynamic fundraising team.
At Samaritans, our vision is that fewer people die by suicide. We believe it is preventable and that by working together we can give people the support they need before they reach crisis point. We are one of the most trusted charities in the UK and ROI, and we answer a call for help every six seconds. We have around 175 staff and more than 20,000 volunteers based across 201 branches giving emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We don’t just hear you, we listen.
We are looking for an experienced manager who can provide specialist marketing and communications advice, support and expertise to the Fundraising department and individual teams, developing plans for key projects, including charity partnerships and our Christmas Appeal.
You will develop and manage integrated fundraising, marketing & communications projects and campaigns to support income growth and partnership working. You will be responsible for creating compelling marketing and communications collateral and messages for our funders, fundraisers, volunteers and branches, to inspire them to engage with and support Samaritans, and demonstrate their impact.
We’re looking for a positive, confident and determined marketer and communicator who can take ownership of these materials and projects.
You will have a proven track record of managing the development and implementation of multi-channel and integrated fundraising, marketing and communications campaigns and projects. You thrive on leading by example and can inspire and nurture an effective team and ensure they have the skills to achieve their objectives. You also possess excellent creative writing skills, strong analytical skills and the ability to manage a diverse workload to strict deadlines with minimum supervision.
Our Central Office is located in a converted mill in Ewell, Surrey which is just over 30-minutes by train from Waterloo and 15 minutes from Wimbledon.
We offer a good range of benefits, including 25 days’ holiday, free parking, Health Cash Plan, Pension and interest-free season ticket loans.
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Completed application forms should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 9am on Monday 1st October 2018; 1st Interviews will take place on Monday 8th October 2018; 2nd interviews are scheduled to take place on Tuesday 16th October 2018