Marketing Communications Executive

Merrifield Consultants are delighted to be partnering with a leading children’s charity based in Surrey to recruit an enthusiastic and talented Marketing & Communications Executive.

This is a unique opportunity to make a significant impact in a highly rewarding role. You will be part of a dynamic team dedicated to supporting families with children who have life-threatening or terminal illnesses. Your work will help ensure these families receive the expert, practical, and emotional support they need to make the most of their time together.

The Marketing & Communications Executive will play a key role in implementing and evaluating marketing strategies and campaigns.

Job Title: Marketing & Communications Executive
Location: Surrey
Salary: £29,500/annum
Full-time office based (some flexible working options available)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Content Creation: Develop engaging content for social media, blogs, press releases, campaign copy, e-newsletters, website pages, and more.
  • Social Media Management: Create, schedule, and monitor organic social media posts, staying abreast of trends and reporting on performance.
  • Campaign Coordination: Manage cross-channel content calendars, ensuring consistent and compelling messaging across all platforms.
  • Media Relations: Identify and craft compelling stories to pitch to media outlets, raising the charity’s profile.
  • Digital and Print Assets: Collaborate with teams to create impactful digital and printed materials for campaigns and publications.
  • Influencer Engagement: Support the engagement of new influencers, media contacts, and suppliers to amplify the charity’s message.
  • Support for Families: Develop content that places family stories at the heart of communications, ensuring their voices are heard.

Person Specification:

  • Experience in delivering integrated marketing campaigns and managing social media channels.
  • Experience in the charity sector.
  • Experience working with marketing agencies and freelancers.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an eye for detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, CRM, CSM, social media scheduling systems, Canva, and Adobe Suite.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with various stakeholders.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities.

Special Conditions:

  • Occasional requirement to work evenings and/or weekends.
  • Some travel within the UK may be required.
  • Valid driving licence preferred.

If you are a passionate marketing professional looking to make a difference, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join a dedicated team making a real impact on the lives of families in need.

We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.

Children's charity

Up to £29500 per annum