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Marketing Manager - FTC 30 April 2021

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

Job Introduction

There’s never been a more important time to join Diabetes UK. With more people than ever needing our support, and an ambitious new five-year strategy to deliver, our Strategic Marketing team is at the heart of delivering our bold plans. The Marketing Manager is crucial to that success and that’s why we’re looking for someone exceptional to join us in this important fixed term role, to help us deliver several key marketing campaigns.
You’ll play a vital role in helping us reach and engage more people living with, or at risk of diabetes – to help us achieve our vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm

Interviews: w/c 14 December 2020

Role Responsibility

This is a four-month fixed term position to help the Strategic Marketing team deliver priority marketing campaigns, particularly our annual Professional Conference for Healthcare Professionals.

As Marketing Manager, you’ll take a leading role in driving an insight-driven, integrated and innovative approach to delivering these campaigns that puts our audiences at the heart. You’ll be responsible for working with teams across the charity to design and deliver creative, multi-channel marketing strategies, to achieve the greatest possible impact for the charity and the people we support.

The Ideal Candidate

This is the perfect role for a confident, strategic thinker with significant experience in developing and delivering integrated, innovative marketing strategies and campaigns across a range of online and offline channels. You’ll have a strong marketing and communications background – gained within an agency or in-house marketing environment – and bring expertise in reaching and engaging a healthcare professional audience. You’ll be a confident communicator with excellent copywriting skills, and be adept at building strong working relationships and advising colleagues on measuring success, channel planning and efficient marketing. You’ll be available to join us quickly, and keen to jump straight in.

You’ll be passionate about making a difference to the lives of people living with diabetes and those at risk of developing this devastating condition, and committed to helping us make faster progress towards reaching our vision.

If this sounds like you and you’re excited by the challenge please don’t delay in applying.

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)
  • 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

Diabetes is the most devastating and fastest growing health crisis of our time.  There are currently 3.8 million people in the UK diagnosed with diabetes, and 1 million more with undiagnosed Type 2.

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've recently been awarded a One Star Accreditation status by Best Companies.  And this year we were named 65th in the top 100 not-for-profit organisations in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For list. 

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 - Click here

Diabetes UK

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