Senior Direct Marketing Officer – Direct Dialogue

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Location: WC1N, Central London

Salary: Competitive

Contract type: Full-time, permanent

Closing date: 9am, Friday 13 October

A very exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Direct Marketing team at Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity. This is an established team who have responsibility for recruiting and retaining individual donors to the charity. The post holder will take responsibility for the day to day delivery of the charity’s Direct Dialogue regular giving appeals, helping to deliver the department’s strategy by developing and establishing both existing and new channels to recruit individual donors. The role has specific responsibility for campaigns primarily geared towards recruiting regular givers to the charity – including face to face fundraising (currently door to door and private sites) and telephone fundraising campaigns. The person should be a strong project manager who has a fantastic knowledge of fundraising legislation and compliance. The successful candidate will develop relationships with key suppliers and fundraisers as well as a number of internal stakeholders so should be an excellent communicator and adept at managing multiple projects at once.  

A snapshot of some of the key responsibilities within the role will include but not limited to the following:

  • Campaign management
  • Financial management and reporting
  • Training and quality control
  •  Market place monitoring
  • General ad-hoc projects which may include general support across the team and charity

Please refer to the full job description for more information:

Download: Senior Acquisition Direct Marketing Officer role profile (881.85 KB)

How to apply

To apply, please send a detailed covering letter (no more than one page) and CV to The covering letter should clearly outline the following:

  • How you are suitable for the role using the person specification highlighted in the job description
  • Your motivation to work for the hospital and charity
  • Your salary expectation and notice period

Applications that do not follow this guidance will not be progressed.

Please submit your CV and covering letter at your earliest convenience if you are suitable for the position. Please quote the reference number (VCC018) in the subject line.

Closing date: 9am, Friday 13 October​

Due to the large number of applications we receive, we are only able to inform shortlisted candidates of the outcome of their application. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If your application is not successful, we hope that you will not be discouraged and will still apply for other suitable vacancies.