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The RAF Benevolent Fund offers many opportunities to work, develop and thrive in a number of various specialisations with an overall aim to make the lives of both serving and former members of the RAF all the better in their time of need.

Marketing Mananger

Community Fundraiser – North West England, West Midland and North Wales


Marketing Manager

Term: Permanent role
Salary: Circa £40,000 per annum plus benefits

This year as we mark our centenary, the RAF Benevolent Fund will launch an ambitious campaign to help drive a steep change in income, profile, brand awareness, reputation and impact, doubling the number of beneficiaries we support over the next three years.

We are looking to recruit a dynamic Marketing Manager to lead on the development and delivery of integrated, multi-channel marketing campaigns to drive the uptake of our services and support the wider business plan. We are looking for an exceptional communicator and relationship builder to work effectively alongside digital, PR and colleagues from across the organisation to plan and prioritise marketing activity based on audience need and insight; all to ensure no member of the RAF Family ever faces hardship alone.

You will work collaboratively with the wider team to ensure all marketing activity is on brand and meets high creative standards; manage the development and implementation of bought media plans across channels and liaise with partners, agencies and suppliers to deliver marketing activity.

This exciting role has a huge opportunity for impact; the organisation is rapidly growing and expanding its reach, as Marketing Manager you will be able to significantly affect the number of people providing and gaining support through the charity.

The role will ideally be based in our London office, but we are open to flexible working. The role requires travel to RAF Stations and UK locations and a willingness to work out of hours and at weekends (as appropriate).

In order to be successful, you will have:

  • Experience in managing marketing campaigns within a charity, ideally for services
  • Strong knowledge of effective marketing and advertising techniques and an understanding of and commitment to an integrated approach to marketing communications
  • Experience of using data and insight to plan marketing campaigns
  • The ability to work autonomously to prioritise and deliver multiple tasks/outputs
  • Proven track record of controlling marketing spends

See the job profile. To apply please send your CV and a covering letter, outlining why you believe you would excel at this role, to Pete Thompson, Human Resources Manager, email HRservices@rafbf.org.uk.

Closing date for applications is 5pm Wednesday 13 March 2019.

Community Fundraiser – North West England, West Midland and North Wales

Term: Permanent role – 29 hours per week
Salary: Circa £28,000 pro rata, plus benefits

We need to recruit an exceptional community fundraiser with the skills and experience to further develop our fundraising capabilities across North West England, West Midlands and North Wales. You will be responsible for raising income by maximising existing networks of supporters, volunteers and building new relationships within the RAF, community groups and local business.

To be successful in this interesting and rewarding role you'll need to have:

  • proven experience of exceeding fundraising targets
  • strong networking skills and the ability to quickly build relationships
  • the ability to influence and motivate people to support us
  • passion and commitment to make a difference

You must have proven community fundraising experience, ideally possessing an Institute of Fundraising Certificate. You will also have initiative, flair and enthusiasm for the work of the RAF Benevolent Fund. Knowledge of the RAF or the military or of military charities would be useful.

The role requires travel around a large geographical area and infrequent overnight stays away from home as well as working occasional evenings and weekends at events.

See the job profile. To apply please send your CV and a covering letter, outlining why you believe you would excel at this role, to Pete Thompson, Human Resources Manager, email pete.thompson@rafbf.org.uk.

Closing date for applications is  Thursday 21 February 2019, 5pm.

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