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Marketing Manager - 6 Month Fixed-Term Contract

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

Job Introduction

With the number of people living with and at risk of diabetes growing every day, our work has never felt more needed, or relevant. Our marketing and communications teams are central to helping us reach more people than ever to achieve our vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.

The Strategic Marketing team is responsible for developing a coherent approach to marketing across Diabetes UK that allows us to reach, engage, inform and support more people living with, or at risk of, diabetes. That’s why we’re looking for a brilliant Marketing Manager to join our team for 6 months and help us deliver maximum impact through our marketing campaigns this year.

Interview Date(s): W/C 2 August 2021

Role Responsibility

Working within the Marketing & Communications division, this exciting six month role will be responsible for working with teams from across Diabetes UK to design and deliver creative, multi-channel marketing strategies and campaigns.

You’ll take a leading role in championing an insight-driven, integrated and innovative approach to marketing, with our audiences at its heart, in order to drive awareness, engagement and conversions for key products and services - including our annual conference for healthcare professionals. 

The Ideal Candidate

This is the perfect role for a confident, strategic thinker with excellent skills in marketing and stakeholder management. You’ll be a skilled copywriter and be adept at building strong working relationships and advising colleagues on measuring success, channel planning and efficient marketing.


You’ll have a strong marketing and communications background – gained within an agency or in-house marketing environment – and significant experience developing and delivering multi-channel, integrated, innovative marketing strategies and campaigns, across a range of online and offline channels. Ideally, you'll have experience of marketing in a B2B environment, specifically healthcare marketing, to help us reach and engage a healthcare professional audience.

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 the 4.8 million people in the UK with diabetes, there’s no day off. So, at Diabetes UK, we’re leading the fight every day, campaigning for better care, treatment and support. We won’t stop until diabetes can do no harm.  

We are working to make sure that those affected by diabetes get the best care and support they need to live well with their condition and avoid life-changing complications.  We're leading the way by funding critical research, improving healthcare and treatment so we can reach our vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.

Diabetes UK staff are motivated and experienced and extremely passionate about helping people affected by diabetes.  We have been fighting for people with diabetes for more than 80 years and changed millions of lives thanks to the new treatments, technology and policy changes we've been behind.

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

We're a diverse bunch and as a charity we recognise and respect the value of everyone.

We’re very excited to have been placed in the top 30 best UK charities to work for, and in the top 75 best large companies in London.

We're committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to actively support this commitment.

We have a vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.  If you’d like to be part of that, why not join us? 

To learn more about the work we do please visit our website

Diabetes UK

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