Senior Acquisition Officer
Senior Acquisition Officer – The Role
The Senior Acquisition Officer will play a key role in the development and delivery of our supporter acquisition programme for the UK office to recruit thousands of new financial supporters every year and achieve lasting impact for animals worldwide.
In this exciting role, you will take the lead in the development, delivery and budget management of the DRTV supporter acquisition channel as well as other channels such as face to face fundraising, paid Facebook advertising and online display. You will also get to support the acquisition team in the successful development and delivery of other relevant projects and channels, including lottery, lead generation and email/TM conversion, pay per click and Google Grants as well as mobile and payroll giving.
Using your strong communication and stakeholder management skills you will build relationships with external digital, media, telemarketing and creative partners and oversee creative production by taking responsibility for controlling budgets and meeting deadlines. This will involve negotiating robust and mutually beneficial partnerships with new suppliers.
We will look to you to evaluate campaigns, including completing and presenting end of project reports, and share learning to improve the overall performance of acquisition activities.
Senior Acquisition Officer – Requirements
You will have worked in a target-driven fundraising team within a charity and managed direct marketing projects across a range of channels from DRTV and mobile giving to Lottery and digital advertising.
You will have experience of briefing co-ordinating the creative and production processes of direct marketing projects. You also understand how to build learning opportunities into marketing plans and projects in order to test and evaluate new opportunities and advise rollout decisions.
Comfortable managing multiple projects, you will possess strong communication and time management skills as well as an eye for detail.
You will also be highly numerate and have the ability to monitor and measure performance and interpret results to improve ongoing performance.
If you are passionate about bringing about a world where animal cruelty ends and animal welfare matters, join us as a Senior Acquisition Officer and your career will have a global impact.
Senior Acquisition Officer - How to Apply
If you want to be part of a dynamic organisation that values people as individuals, as well as inspires and motivates its employees to succeed and expand their talents, then please send a copy of your CV and cover/motivation letter to [email protected]
The closing date for applications for this role is midnight 24th August 2017.
Please note that all candidates must have the right to work in the UK. We will not be able consider candidates who do not have the eligibility to work in the UK.
As we often receive a large number of applications from experienced and qualified candidates we will generally give priority to those who can demonstrate that they meet all of the essential criteria listed. It is important that you show how you meet all the essential criteria and your application will be stronger if you show that you meet at least some of the desirable criteria.
Due to the large volume of applications that we receive, we will not be acknowledging receipt of your application. If you do not hear from us within three weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.
World Animal Protection is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the communities. We kindly request recruitment agencies should not approach us for this role as we will be considering direct applications.
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How to apply
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