Direct Marketing Officer

Categories: Education.

37.5 Hour per week
Band 5 (£19,258 to £27,626) Pro rata

‘Amazing people doing amazing things for their hospice’

Rowcroft Hospice is dedicated to providing high quality care to people living with progressive, life-limiting illnesses in South Devon, as well as supporting their families and carers. Rowcroft is heavily dependent on the support of the local community which provides the majority of the funds needed to take care further.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Direct Marketing Officer to join Rowcroft Hospice’s Supporter Development team at an exciting stage in the team’s development. The team is in the process of adapting a supporter-centric focus, which we believe is essential if we are to strengthen performance and protect future income. 

We are looking for someone to develop direct marketing campaigns that recruit new supporters, and campaigns that retain, upgrade, cross-sell and reactivate supporters. With the ability to develop direct marketing supporter journeys to ensure timely and relevant communications to all direct marketing audiences, and implement a programme of supporter communications. A key task will be to increase the percentage of income generated by committed giving to ensure the hospice is able to enjoy a more stable financial future.

We are looking for someone with strong direct marketing experience and strong data analysis skills. Experience of on and offline marketing techniques, an understanding of supporter motivations, excellent planning and project management skills, and educated to degree level or equivalent.

Ideally you will be working within Direct Marketing, you are creative, self motivated and enthusiastic, with good communication skills. Working within this dynamic environment will provide exciting opportunities for professional development.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Jill Stevens, Head of Supporter Development, on 01803 210857.

To apply, please complete the online application form available on our website at Alternatively, you may email or telephone the Human Resources Department on 01803 210868 (answer phone facility available) for an application pack.

Closing Date: 11th November 2013
Interviews: 27th November 2013

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