Vegetarian for Life

Marketing & Stewardship Executive Wanted, Manchester

Posted by Amanda on 19/06/17 in VfL News and Events

Marketing and Stewardship Executive (approx. 20 hours/week; initial 12-month contract)

VfL, a young and dynamic national charity, seeks a personable and talented marketing and stewardship executive to support its operations in Manchester.

The successful candidate will work flexibly from home and/or from our grade A office in leafy Fallowfield. Hours are flexible, but are expected to be in the region of 20 hours per week, on an initial 12-month contract.

  • £15 per hour, depending on experience.

About the Charity

Vegetarian for Life is the leading authority on diet and healthy living advice for older vegans and vegetarians.

Since there are currently only two fully vegetarian care homes in the UK, one of VfL’s major goals is to improve the standard of vegan and vegetarian catering in existing homes. We seek to do this through our UK List, which is a geographical listing of organisations and care homes that make a special effort to cater for vegetarians and vegans.

We are striving towards a vision where at least 1 in every 6 UK care homes are members of our UK List – and 1 in every 100 will be VfL accredited.

Meeting the needs of a diverse range of older people is important to us, too. You’ll help VfL become the first port of call for information, support and advice for older vegans, vegetarians, their families, friends and a broad range of care caterers.

Duties and Responsibilities: The principal duties and responsibilities are listed below. This is not an exhaustive list, and other duties and projects may be added when appropriate.

Key Responsibilities

Devise marketing strategy for approval by the board, and deliver it to time and budget, working closely with the Chief Executive Officer, Regional Directors and Roving Chef team colleagues.

Identify and progress appropriate marketing and communications opportunities to increase the reach and impact among agreed priority audiences, that is informed by their needs.

Manage the marketing and exhibitions budget, with the support of the Chief Executive Officer. Carry out required financial tasks related to relevant marketing and communications work, including monitoring the quarterly management accounts.

Develop and monitor key performance indicators and targets and evaluation metrics in collaboration with other colleagues, to demonstrate the success of marketing and communications work.

In order to apply you should have the following skills and experience:

You will have experience in managing marketing campaigns and be able to demonstrate where you have encouraged new business.

You will have outstanding levels of customer service and communication, be compassionate yet decisive, and autonomous. You will be results driven and a self-starter. It is beneficial if you have experience of working within the third- or care sector.

Please apply with a CV and covering letter. The closing date for applications is midnight on 20 July.


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