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Marketing Adviser


Type of role:Communications and fundraising
Location:Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
Salary:£34,679 per annum full time
Contract type:Fixed Term
Contract length:12 months
Part Time:21 hours per week
Application Closing Date:15 Sep 2019
Interview date:As soon as possible
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

Using a range of marketing techniques, you will work be responsible for attracting professional volunteers to use their skills on programmes aimed at improving the lives of some of the world’s poorest people.
You will develop and implement effective targeted marketing activities and campaigns to relevant professionals. You will be responsible for regular reporting and evaluation and work collaboratively with other teams to achieve results. The successful candidate will work as part of the wider team to deliver marketing projects to build the VSO brand.

Skills, qualifications and experience

To be successful in the role you will have knowledge and experience of planning and implementing marketing activity across a range of channels, especially digital.

You will have experience in data management and evaluation of marketing campaigns. You will have strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work on multiple tasks to tight deadlines.

We will be looking for a candidate to demonstrate their passion for working in the international development sector.

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.

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
• Opportunities for professional development, including a range of online self-study modules, coaching and workshops

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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