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Events marketing officer

£22,000 – £25,000 yearly

Kidney Research UK

Kidney Research UK

Last Updated: 1/27/23

Job Description

Be a part of an energetic and vibrant team who are driven by the desire to improve the lives of people living with kidney disease. Our vision is the day when everyone lives free from kidney disease.

Do you have a passion for events, a keen eye for detail and the ability to stay cool under pressure? Are you a dynamic organiser, a brilliant collaborator and a first-rate communicator?

Kidney Research UK needs an events marketing officer to play a pivotal role in developing and delivering our events portfolio focusing on professional audience engagement. This is a new role to the charity, introduced to support our specific strategic priorities of building a community, and influencing and driving progress in kidney health.

Events marketing officer requirements:

Working within the marketing and communications team, you’ll collaborate closely with colleagues from across the charity to ensure we have a presence at key events in the kidney space, to help organise our own events aimed at engaging with our professional audience and working closely with marketing colleagues to ensure the delivery of marketing collateral to support activity.

A full driving licence and access to a car are essential.

If you are interested in the position, please complete the online application form and submit your CV, together with a supporting statement, outlining why you are interested and how you feel you meet the requirements.

We are committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

About Us:

Kidney Research UK are the leading charity dedicated to kidney research in the UK. Our vision is the day when everyone lives free from kidney disease.

We fund research into all aspects of kidney disease - from understanding the condition, to how we can prevent and treat it. We want to discover better, kinder treatments.

Research has given us life-saving kidney transplants, dialysis machines that filter the blood when the kidneys fail, and drugs to keep us going. But these treatments come at a cost. They can be gruelling, confining, relentless. A transplant is not a cure, they rarely last a lifetime.

Kidney disease still affects three million people in the UK. And one million of those don’t know they are at risk. That’s three million people who are someone’s parents, grandparents, children, friends.

And kidney failure is rising, as are the factors contributing to it, such as diabetes and obesity.

That’s why our work is more essential than ever.

Research is what we do. It is the only way to discover future preventions, treatments and cures. It is vital to keep our loved ones safe. Your support is crucial to make this happen.

We’re here to be heard, to make a difference, to change the future. Kidney disease ends here.

Location: Peterborough (with some homeworking)
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 depending on experience
Benefits: We want all our employees to feel valued and engaged and are committed to offering a positive working culture along with a good work-life balance. As well as ensuring we pay our employees fairly, we offer the following benefits: Flexible working, pension, death in service, employee assistance programme, bike loan scheme, cycle2work scheme, eyecare, discount portal.

Closing date: Thursday 26th May 2022

We will be holding interviews on an ongoing basis, so please apply as soon as possible.

No agencies please

You may have experience of the following: Events Marketing Executive, Conference Marketing, Events Marketing & Communications Officer, Events Officer, Events Communications, Marketing Executive, Events Campaign Executive, Marketing Officer, Charity, Not for Profit, Third Sector, etc.

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Company Details

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Kidney Research UK is the largest charity in the UK that funds research that focuses on the prevention, treatment and management of kidney disease with the aim to free lives from kidney disease. The vision of the charity is to free lives from the restrictions, fear, anxiety and life limiting nature of kidney disease. The charity was founded in 1961 and was formerly known as the National Kidney Res...