Walking With The Wounded – Marketing Officer

Location: Home based or office based in Manchester with travel throughout the UK as required

Salary: £25,000

Hours: Full Time 37.5 (e.g. 9-5, half hour unpaid break)

Contract Type: Permanent 

Company benefits:         

  • 5% Employer Pension contribution
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bike 2 Work Scheme
  • Death in Service following successful completion of probation
  • Competitive annual leave

Do you have what it takes to be part of the Walking With The Wounded team?

About Us: We are a leading UK veteran charity, committed to supporting those who have served our country. At Walking With The Wounded (WWTW), we believe in empowering veterans to regain their independence and thrive beyond their military service. Our mission is to provide practical support, training, and employment opportunities to veterans facing challenges.

Role Overview: As a Marketing Officer, you’ll play a pivotal role in our fast-paced Marketing and Communications team. Your focus will be on creating and deploying compelling content across various marketing channels. You’ll work closely with a small, experienced team, contributing to the success of our charity and ensuring that WWTW can continue to assist veterans in need. Candidates who would succeed in this role have a firm grasp of how to create engaging content, tell stories, and deploy tactics across a range of digital platforms. Opportunities for creativity abound.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the marketing team to receive tasks and requests.
  • Prioritise your workload effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Create engaging content for our diverse audience.
  • Deploy content across digital platforms, including social media, email campaigns, and our website.
  • Be an active learner, embracing new digital creativity tools and systems.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience: You bring experience in marketing, content creation, or communications.
  • Collaborative Mindset: You thrive in a team environment and value collaboration.
  • Creativity: You’re not afraid to think outside the box and find innovative solutions.
  • Digital Savvy: Familiarity with digital marketing tools and platforms.
  • Diversity and Inclusion: We strongly encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Additional Information:

  • Location: This role offers flexibility. If you prefer a face-to-face environment, our Manchester office is a great fit, with supportive colleagues nearby.
  • Travel: You’ll have the opportunity to travel throughout the UK, engaging with veterans and communities.

Why Join WWTW?

  • Make a Difference: Your work directly impacts veterans’ lives.
  • Collaborative Environment: Join a close-knit team passionate about our mission.
  • Growth Opportunities: We invest in your professional development.
  • Competitive Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Application Process: Ready to make a difference? Apply now by visiting our website www.walkingwiththewounded.org.uk

It is important you read through WWTW key values, the Job Description and Person Specification prior to completing and submitting a WWTW short application with a supporting CV.  All documents can be accessed by clicking here.

If you have any problems or require assistance with our application process the HR team will be happy to assist.  Contact number for HR: 07776 685259.

Closing date for applications is 3 May 2024.   

Interviews are planned for 14 May 2024 and will be held in person at our headquarters in Norfolk. As part of the interview process you will be required to undertake a short paper-based practical task.

Walking With The Wounded is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals regardless of background, race, gender, or disability.

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