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Digital Marketing Officer

Marine Conservation Society
Home working with some travel required
£25,000 to £29,000 per annum (based on experience)
Closing date
17 Oct 2021

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Industry Sector
Charity / Not for Profit
Marketing Disciplines
Digital / Online Marketing
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Digital Marketing Officer



Location: Home working with some travel required

Annual salary: £25,000 to £29,000 per annum (based on experience)

Flexible hours: 28 to 35 hours per week

Are you passionate about the ocean? Do you want to motivate everyone else to care and take action to help fight for its future?

We’re looking for an experienced Digital Marketing & Content Officer to join our growing communications team and to take a proactive and creative approach that will take our digital marketing and digital platforms to the next level.

In this new role you will support our charity’s vital conservation work by creating inspiring and engaging content for our digital channels, building paid social campaigns and supporting with PPC and SEO.

If you have experience of running paid social media campaigns, writing great content we want to hear from you so you can join us in our fight for a cleaner, better protected ocean: one we can all enjoy.

Digital Marketing & Content: Can showcase a track-record of successful content creation which generates impact. Able to work with our brand and extend our reach with online adverts that are tested and tracked for best results. You’ll understand our audiences, attract new ones and have that eye for a good story.

Technical Expertise: Confident with the tools needed to deliver the role:

- Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office 365

- Photoshop, Canva and film editing software

- Digital tools and software (NewMode and Typeform)

- Google Analytics

- SEO/SEM tools – Google Search Console, Moz or similar

- Google Ad words, Bing Ads, Facebook Business Manager and other PPC management software

Working with us: Takes a people-centric approach with a supportive and open working style. Has a committed interest in communicating with varied audiences to active a positive and active result. Enjoys working with a team of passionate advocates for our ocean and environment and increasing their knowledge about your work.

We are looking for you to demonstrate our values, and we consider it a value to appreciate your unique perspectives and experiences which add to our knowledge and our culture.

Ready to dive in?


How to apply


Select the apply button to be taken into the recruitment process.


Our recruitment process involves removing all the personal information from your CV and motivation statement – our smashing application software does this automatically and puts it into a standardised format. You can make edits once it's been uploaded if you need to as some elaborate formatting on your original CV may cause information to not be transferred over.


If you would like to contact us to request an adjustment that would support you fully taking part in a recruitment process please get in touch.

Want more information?


Download and read on through the pack – there’s lots more detail on the role and what to put in your motivation statement.


What we need to see


Your CV – it would really help us if you removed all of your personal information prior to sending your CV to us. Keep your contact information in your email, but not on the documents that we’ll use for shortlisting.


A motivation statement - Tell us how your experience meets the role requirements by referring closely to both the job description and the person specification. Include examples of your work or experiences which show how you will meet the job criteria and person specification and what skills you bring which would make you successful in the role.


Your motivation statement should also let us know what inspired you to apply for this role with us – tell us what it is about our work that attracted you to the organisation and the position.


We find that stronger applications have this statement – to give yourself the best opportunity for this role, please ensure you include it. No need to write pages, one side of A4 would be perfect, two would be more than enough so try to limit yourself.


We understand that the application process can be difficult if you have a condition or disability that you live with. We want to make it as easy as possible for you to shine during your application process, so please let us know what we can do to accommodate you.


Selection process


If you’re invited to an interview, you may be requested to prepare a task in advance, or take part in a group activity as part of the assessment process – we’ll let you have all the details in the invitation to interview.


The legal bit


If you’re successful, all offers of employment are conditional, subject to the following:


- we are not licensed to issue work permits so candidates are required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK and will be required to present original documents if invited for interview.

- receipt of two references which are satisfactory to MCS

- your driving licence and insurance, if using a vehicle is an integral part of your role


Our Commitment


Everyone can expect to be treated with consideration and respect and MCS is committed to providing an inclusive environment for all. Good working relationships release the full potential, creativity and productivity of each individual, in an atmosphere where everyone can learn and work without prejudice, discrimination, harassment or violence.


We are committed to developing a team which is reflective of our society, and which can offer insight and views that influence our work. We are particularly interested in applications from groups which are under-represented in marine, environmental and charity sectors.


Key dates


Closing date: Sunday 17th October 2021

Interviews: W/C 25th October 2021


This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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