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Global Brand and Marketing Manager


Type of role:Communications and fundraising
Location:Kingston-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
Salary:£43,800 per annum plus benefits
Contract type:Permanent
Full Time:35 hours per week
Application Closing Date:15 Sep 2019
Interview date:First round: 20 September 2019. Second round (if applicable): 27 September 2019
Start date:As soon as possible

At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in the some of the world’s poorest regions. By bringing the right people together we can create more resilient, inclusive and fair communities, breaking the cycle of poverty and ensuring our impact lasts for generations to come.

Role overview

VSO's Global Brand and Marketing Manager is responsible for leading VSO’s recruitment marketing activity and for developing and managing the VSO and ICS brands. The right candidate will help us generate target numbers of quality applications for our short-term youth programmes and our longer-term professional placements.

Skills, qualifications and experience

To be successful in this role you will have extensive experience of managing strategic, audience-led brand and marketing campaigns. You will be an excellent communicator, capable of building strong and effective relationships with internal teams and external partners. You will have significant budget and line management experience and a passion for international development.

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce. We also offer a range of benefits, including;

• A friendly and supportive office environment
• Opportunities for flexible working and working from home
• Generous annual leave of 37 days (inclusive of public holidays)
• Competitive pension with Scottish Widows
• Employee and Volunteer Assistance Programme
• Personal accident insurance
• Season Ticket Loan
• Cycle to work scheme
• Professional development
• Additional Leave for Parents and Carers
• VDU Eye Care Vouchers

Unfortunately we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure you have the right to work in the UK before you apply.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications, as such we may interview as soon as suitable applications are received.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).

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