Marketing Executive

National Foundation for Educational Research
Slough, Berkshire
Grade 4, £26,638 - £29,980
06 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Marketing Executive 
Slough, Berkshire 

Looking to use your marketing and communications skills for a good cause? This is a rare opportunity to support an organisation that is wholly focused on making a difference to the educational outcomes of children and young people, both in the UK and internationally. 

As a not-for-profit charity, supporting thousands of schools, we work in partnership with teachers and school leaders to ensure that our products and services make a positive difference to education. 

As our Marketing Executive, you’ll join the team that promotes NFER’s products and services, and you’ll be the lead in building the NFER Classroom social media community for teachers and school leaders. You’ll support the planning, preparation, delivery and measurement of a wide range of highly-effective and appropriately targeted marketing activity to achieve revenue and engagement targets. Key areas of your role include: 

- Creating targeted and effective marketing and communications campaigns 
- Copywriting print and digital marketing collateral 
- Working with external suppliers to generate dynamic, cross-platform marketing assets 
- Building engaging e-newsletters and increasing engagement 
- Developing digestible content marketing outputs to support the charitable aims 
- Nurturing relationships to generate powerful case studies 

About the team 
Our product marketing team sits within our Sales, Marketing and Impact team, a multi-disciplinary group of friendly and dedicated professionals who all support each other. The team benefit from inspirational yet personable leadership and are empowered to put forward new ideas and drive NFER’s visibility and impact forward. 

About you 
It goes without saying that you’ll come from a marketing and communications background with skills across a range of channels, including direct mail. You’ll have a high standard of written and verbal communications skills with experience of copywriting. You will also have a concern for quality and strong attention to detail. 

Your ability to co-ordinate plans and schedules means you’ll have sound time management and organisational skills. 

You may have previously held the title of Marketing Assistant, Marketing Co-ordinator, Content Executive, Writer, Copywriter or Campaign Executive. 

Why NFER? 
With a 70-year history, NFER is an independent and highly respected charity that carries out research within education. Our robust and innovative research, assessment, and other services are widely known and used. We have a reputation as an organisation that informs both education policy and practice, helping to ensure the best possible education for children and young people. 

- Attractive salary, focused on your skills and expertise (Grade 4, £26,638 - £29,980) 
- Generous pension scheme 
- Free parking 
- 30 days’ holiday per year plus Bank Holidays + additional discretionary days 
- Excellent support for professional development 
- Great work/life balance (35 hours worked per week) 

Located close to Windsor and Slough town centre, we offer a pleasant office environment surrounded by green space that’s just 15 minutes from London Paddington and an easy drive from the M4 and M40, and London Heathrow. 

The closing date for applications is midnight on 29th September 2019. 

NFER is a not-for-profit organisation and an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community. 

So, if you are looking for a fresh, new challenge as a Marketing Executive, apply via the button shown. This vacancy has been placed by Webrecruit on behalf of NFER.