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Direct Marketing Executive (Direct Debits)

Direct Marketing Executive (12 month FTC)

Working as part of a fast-paced, inventive and bright team at a forward-thinking health charity, the Direct Marketing Executive will be a real self-starter who can step up to taking on responsibility for campaigns, working with some autonomy within a supportive managerial environment.  The successful candidate will be working across acquisition and retention.

This role will report into the Direct Marketing Manager responsible for recruiting, retaining and developing donors who give via direct debit, and will work alongside the Direct Marketing Officer.

Direct Debit giving is due to raise £4.7m in 1718, and the ambition is to increase this significantly in the future.

This role will:
-Assist the Direct Marketing Manager to plan, deliver and manage assigned activities (or parts of projects) to recruit supporters (financial and non-financial) through a variety of media channels which may include DM, Telemarketing, Face to Face, internal and online.
-When agreed, support the Direct Marketing Manager responsible for cash recruitment, on campaigns, or parts of campaigns, as assigned.
-Monitor expenditure and income, reporting against target and the reconciliation of financial reports
-Provide some administrative support to the team, as needed.

Key accountabilities:

-Day to day agency account management
-Donor Retention
-Payroll giving
-Campaign management

Person Specification:


-We would like you to have the following experience:
-Experience of working in a results driven environment, such as fundraising, sales or marketing.
-Experience of delivering activity through agencies.
-Experience of mass communication marketing to influence an audience.
-Experience in using Windows-based software packages including word processing, spreadsheets, electronic mail and the internet, in order to deliver tasks and projects.


-Take a flexible approach to managing a wide and varied workload, prioritising accordingly, ensuring achievement of targets within a fast paced and changing environment with tight deadlines
-Effectively manage external fundraising agencies and suppliers
-Numerate, excellent IT skills including Excel
-Highly organised, strong attention to detail
-Excellent written, spoken and negotiation skills
-Deliver engaging presentations to a variety of audiences (internal and external)
-Be actively engaged in the market place and aware of developments in the sector


-An understanding of direct marketing
-A fundraising mindset - understanding fundraising audiences and what makes people support charities
-Adaptable and flexible to changing projects and audiences
-Good project management skills

How to Apply

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