Direct Marketing Executive

Recruiter
REFUGE
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Aug 2017
Expires
18 Sep 2017
Sector
Childcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Refuge is committed to a world where domestic violence is not tolerated and where women and children can live in safety. We are looking for someone who shares this vision and is determined to raise significant funds to support our vital work. Refuge opened the world's first refuge in 1971 and is now the country's largest single provider of domestic violence services. On any one day, around 5,000 women and children access Refuge's life-changing and life-saving services. Direct marketing executive 37.5 hours per week Contract: Permanent GBP 25,883 - GBP31,059 per annum Refuge Head Office, London This is an exciting time for a dedicated direct marketing executive to join the passionate and dynamic fundraising team at Refuge and make a mark in the women's sector. This key role will implement Refuge's individual giving strategy, working closely across the fundraising team to maximise income achieved from individual donors. The role There is huge potential to grow income achieved from individual donors at Refuge. This role will focus on the effective retention of our existing supporter base, maximising life time value and ensuring our supporters are loyal and committed to the cause. Acquisition of new supporters, largely based around small, digital marketing activity, will also feature with key opportunities to attract new supporters throughout the year for example through our main Christmas appeal. About you You will have a full understanding of direct marketing techniques employed in the charity sector and experience of working in a fundraising or marketing environment. You will be up to speed with codes of practice, regulations and the upcoming GDPR changes and how they will impact on approaches to individual supporters. You will be keen to develop your career and have a positive, creative outlook, keen to look for new ways to keep our donors engaged. You will be an energetic, highly motivated individual with a passion for Refuge's work. Benefits include 28 days annual leave, employee assistance programme, death in service benefit and childcare voucher scheme. Closing date: 17th September 2017 Interview date: TBC Refuge is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the values of empowerment, support and equality, which underpins all of our work. No agencies please. As an organisation we work hard to keep our costs down. We have decided to manage this recruitment process without the assistance of recruitment agencies and ask that this decision is respected.