Assistant Director of Digital, Brand & Engagement, Samaritans
Location: Ewell, Surrey
Closing date: 6 November 2017
Permanent, full time
Salary: Circa £65,000 per annum + benefits
Are you an experienced digital communications professional, looking to make a big difference with one of the biggest charity brands in the UK? Samaritans is looking for a dynamic Assistant Director of Digital, Brand & Engagement to take the lead in telling our story to the world.
We’re looking for someone who can bring their skills, experience and knowledge to help us reach, inspire and engage our different audiences.
Samaritans’ service is provided by more than 20,000 ‘ordinary’ people who do something extraordinary by volunteering across our 201 branches in the UK and Ireland. Our goal is to be there for everyone, whenever they are struggling to cope – and with a call for help every six seconds, we know we’re needed more than ever.
As Samaritans embarks on an exciting period of digital transformation and looks to develop our brand, we are looking for a digital marketing expert to join the team within our ambitious External Affairs Department. This is a crucial role that will take a lead role in developing and delivering an effective engagement strategy to:
- raise awareness of Samaritans and what we do
- increase our influence
- inspire supporters to engage with us by giving money, time or taking action
- The successful candidate will have oversight of all digital, brand, marketing and press activity and ensure joint-planning and co-ordination of all supporter facing activity.
You’ll be based at our friendly head office on a beautiful millpond in Ewell, Surrey. Just a 30-minute train journey from Waterloo and 15 minutes from Wimbledon. As an employer, we offer a good range of benefits, including 25 days’ holiday plus 3 ‘well-being days’, free parking and Health Cash Plan.
To apply, please submit your up to date CV with a short covering letter outlining your interest and suitability no later than 09:00am on Monday 6th November by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.