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Brand Manager (Part-Time)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We’re fighting for a world where diabetes can do no harm. And with nearly five million people living with diabetes in the UK, it’s vital that more people know who we are and feel a connection to our work and our cause.  

That’s where our brand comes in, and as brand manager you’ll be part of a passionate team working to make sure our personality and identity shines through everything we do as a charity.  

You’ll be joining us as an exciting time. We’ve recently refreshed our brand and have just launched our first ever brand advertising campaign. It’s a big moment for our brand and we’re already excited about how we can build on this over the next year

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and brand manager to help us bring our new personality, tone of voice and visual identity to life across our work. This is a great opportunity to work with stakeholders across the charity, building their trust and confidence in our brand and to make change happen.

Interview Dates

First Stage: 1 February 2022

Second Stage: 4 February 2022

PLEASE NOTE we are recruiting for two positions – a full time brand manager and a part time brand manager. Please make sure you’re applying for the correct position when you submit your application.

Role Responsibility

As brand manager you’ll act as a brand guardian, providing expert feedback to make sure everything from our mass participation events to our policy work is a great reflection of our brand.

You’ll provide training, advice and consultancy to colleagues at all levels – and you’ll build great working relationships along the way.

You’ll be responsible for evaluating our brand health, making strategic recommendations about how we develop and grow our brand.

You’ll be part of a skilled and enthusiastic brand and creative team, and you’ll enjoy bringing creative ideas to life through our brand.

The Ideal Candidate

You’ll have relevant experience in managing brands as a significant part of your role. You’ll be confident in working with tone of voice, visual identity and personality and helping bring this to life for colleague at all levels. And you’ll be a confident and experienced project manager, who has led and rolled out strategic brand projects, ideally in a charity setting.

You’ll enjoy working with people, making the most of opportunities to influence, negotiate and inspire our teams to show how our brand can add value to their work. And you’ll be great at spotting opportunities to strengthen and optimise our brand through their work too.

You’ll be able to absorb new information quickly and prioritise your work to help us deliver our objectives.

Most of all, you’ll be as passionate as we are about making a tangible difference for millions of people living with or at risk of diabetes, by bringing our purpose to life right across the charity, so we can achieve our vision of a future where diabetes does no harm. 

Please note that all job offers are subject to you providing acceptable evidence of your eligibility to work in the UK.  You might find the following resources useful:

  • To view a full list of accepted documents and the checks employers are required to make click here
  • To view guidance on proving your right to work to an employer click here

 If you have any questions, please contact HRAdvice@diabetes.org.uk   

Package Description

What we can offer you: 

  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays 
  • A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,500 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments
  • Early finish Friday and flexible working as part of our approach to activity based working
  • Discounts on gym membership
  • Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life  
  • Annual season ticket loan* (on completion of your probation period and if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)
  • Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities 
  • Generous pension provision, life assurance and income protection insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme* (eligible for scheme if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)

*Some benefits aren't available until you've passed your probation period and are dependent on the length of contract.

About the Company

For nearly 5 million people with diabetes in the UK, there’s no day off. At Diabetes UK, we fight day in, day out for better care, treatment and support. We won’t stop until diabetes can do no harm.

With more people than ever living with diabetes and millions more at risk of developing type 2, our work has never been more needed. We make sure they get the care and support needed to live well with diabetes and avoid devastating complications.

We fund critical research, which has led to life-changing discoveries – like the first insulin pen and programmes to put type 2 diabetes into remission. Now, we want to do this for everyone and find a cure.

We can’t do any of this without you. Our staff are passionate and determined about helping everyone affected by diabetes. For over 85 years, they’ve been behind vital policy changes, as well as new treatments and technologies to make living with diabetes easier every day.

But there’s more to do. And you can be part of it.

We’re a really diverse bunch and we recognise and respect your value as an individual. As well as helping people with diabetes, you’ll be part of one of the top 30 Best UK Charities to Work For, and one of the top 75 Best Large Companies in London.

We’re committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk, and we need our staff and volunteers to support this.

Our vision is a world where diabetes can do no harm. Join us today, and together, we can make that a reality.

To find out more about what we do, check out our website.


Diabetes UK

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