MS-UK is a small national charity dedicated to empowering people with multiple sclerosis to make the most of today and live life to the full. We provide professional, high quality services that enable people affected by MS to have choice, control and independence. Our staff are dedicated, talented professionals with a passion for making a difference. We pride ourselves on offering independent, unbiased information and support so people with MS can make their own choices about how they wish to live with their condition.
MS-UK has an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic marketing team as a Marketing Officer, who will work with our Marketing Manager to create and deliver all marketing and communication activities for the charity.
The successful candidate will enjoy working in a fast paced, high energy environment, have excellent communication skills and a passion for delivering high quality, creative marketing campaigns. You will be an experienced marketer (with at least one years’ experience in a marketing role, ideally within the charity sector) and you will be able to demonstrate a strong track record of delivering successful marketing campaigns that showcase your copy writing flair and attention to detail. A natural with all media channels, you will be able to create images, photos and video for digital channels and have the ability to develop and work to a plan with tight deadlines.
A strong working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Mailchimp, Hootsuite, Drupal (or similar) and Google Analytics is essential, as well as an understanding of SEO and Google AdWords.
This position is a full time role, Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm.
The role is based at our office in Colchester, Essex and the successful candidate will be required to start as soon as possible.
Salary £21,000 - £23,000 depending on experience.
We believe that our commitment to the good health and wellbeing of all our stakeholders should extend to our staff and as such we offer a generous benefits package including 25 days annual leave, company health insurance, life insurance and income protection and cycle to work and childcare voucher scheme. We also hold regular team days and have a dedicated training and development budget.
Please submit a personal statement when applying for this role. This should include your reasons for applying for the role of Marketing Officer, and one original marketing idea of how you would support MS-UK to celebrate our 25th anniversary this year. You can find out more about our anniversary at www.ms-uk.org/25years.
To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter, and your personal statement, addressed to Sarah Wright, MS-UK, Unsworth House, Hythe Quay, Colchester CO2 8JF or via email to email@example.com.
Please note that appointment will be made subject to satisfactory DBS check.
Closing date: Thursday 22 March 2018 at 5pm with interviews on 26 and 27 March 2018.