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7 months ago
Blue Octopus
Salary: £35,217 per annum (£40,217 if London)
Location: York
Job type: Permanent
Employment Type: All
Contact: Blue Octopus Team
Sector: Charity
Category: PR Jobs

York or London

£35,217 per annum (£40,217 if London)

35 hours per week full time but willing to consider flexibility

About the role:

Our Client has a fantastic opportunity for a savvy and strategic Marketing and PR Manager to join them in their ambition to win hearts and minds to solve poverty in the UK.

Millions of people are locked in poverty in the UK; they don’t believe that’s right. That’s why they’ve made it their mission to solve it. Their new strategy is to work alongside others to build public and political will for change and demand for solutions. This is a great time to join them and help make this happen.

They need to be smart and effective in their communications with stakeholders. They will be engaging with the public and other audiences in a way they have never done before, so they are after an imaginative marketeer with creative PR skills to ensure they are communicating to the right people in the right way.

Using the best stakeholder insight, this role will be responsible for implementing and delivering an integrated digital-first marketing strategy for our Client across a range of platforms, as well as providing strategic advice on marketing their products and services to key stakeholders. The successful candidate will drive the organisation’s approach to analytics and automation, whilst supporting their digital transformation and brand work, and managing the communication of our client’s corporate change programme.

About you:

They are looking for someone with huge enthusiasm for what they do, who can engage in their mission and purpose. With a good understanding of the context that they’re working in, you will be experienced in using data and insight to design successful marketing and PR strategies.

You will be familiar with managing high-profile national marketing and PR campaigns aimed at public, business and policy audiences. You will be able to demonstrate excellent creative writing and project management skills. 

Good leadership skills are important, as is having exceptional communication skills and the ability to network and build relationships. Above all, you will be determined to change public thinking and attitudes on poverty in the UK.

About us:

Our Client is a social change organisation with a 100-year history. They are built on trust, show they care, and exist to make a difference.

They work with others to put forward sector-leading research, evidence, solutions and stories to the UK’s influencers and decision-makers.

They believe that a prosperous poverty-free UK is within reach - they just need more people to believe it too.

To make their vision a reality they need talent, ideas, skills and passion, plus they need to change some of what they do and how they do it. So, they’re embarking on a significant period of change - change that will see us become an outcomes-focused organisation that embraces new ways of working and modern practices.

If you share their passion, then they need to hear from you.

Closing date for applications is Monday 18 February 2019

In support of their approach to flexible working they are happy to receive applications from those seeking full time employment, as well as those who may want to share the role on a part time basis. 

When making your application, please state whether you want to be considered for either full or part time work and, if part time, the number of hours per week you would be looking for.

Our commitment to diversity:

They are committed to creating opportunities for under-represented groups. Black Asian minority ethnic groups and those with a declared disability are under-represented in the organisation and are positively encouraged to apply. They shall apply Section 159 of the Equalities Act 2010 in the recruitment process.

Our Client are inclusive and are committed to giving everyone an equal chance to succeed. Applications are welcome from all regardless of age, gender identity, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race, sexual orientation, transgender status or social economic background. They are also committed to making reasonable adjustments for disabled people.  

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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