Marketing and Events Officer


We are seeking a Marketing and Events Officer to join our friendly team!

Job Description

Term: 1 year (renewable subject to funding and performance)
Hours: To be agreed (flexible working considered)
Salary: £25,000 per annum – to be reviewed after successfully completion of
6-month probationary period
Place of work: Kennington, Oxford – home working to be discussed due to COVID-19

Responsible to: Operations Manager
Aims of the post:
To raise awareness and promote the aims of Headway Oxfordshire through optimising
marketing opportunities, publicity and community engagement. Increasing financial and
practical support to improve the sustainability of the organisation into the future.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

1. To review, update and implement Headway Oxfordshire’s Marketing and Events
Strategy (including digital and comms) to generate income in support of business
2. To assist in the development and implementation of Headway Oxfordshire’s overall
strategic initiatives including, business planning and corporate engagement.
3. To assist the Management Team to maximise the opportunities for income generation,
including generating “leads”.
4. To act as main point of contact and link in with outsourced marketing opportunities.
5. To develop and maintain our social media presence.
6. To develop, maintain and disseminate publicity materials.
7. To ensure that good relationships are established and maintained with fundraising
individuals, companies and organisations and with donors.
February 2021
8. To prepare and maintain database of potential donors, supporters and partners to
increase engagement with the organisation, sponsorship, donations and giving.
9. To develop and increase visits and engagement with our website and social media
10.To promote the organisation and raise awareness of brain injury within the community
including campaigning.
11.To identify areas of fundraising activity.
12.To manage and oversee the practical provision of activities.

1.To organise and run fundraising events.
2.To prepare budgets for events and ensure that fundraising potential is maximised.
3.To act as main point of contact and link in with outsourced events companies.
4.To maximise the publicity of such events to increase engagement and income
5.To source and research “outside” fundraising events and encourage individual
fundraising throughout the county.
6.To develop and organise the engagement of volunteers in fundraising for the
19.To organise and manage volunteers with regard to the running of fundraising events.
7.To arrange and attend such events when required, to represent HWO, to promote
awareness of HWO and encourage donations.
Bid Writing
8.To work alongside CEO and Management team to identify grant funding opportunities.
9. To work alongside CEO in writing bid applications.
10.To maintain bid writing records and track progress of applications.
11.To prepare/present written reports on fundraising activity for/to the Board of Trustees.
12.To work to targets as identified within the departmental budget, controlling cost versus
benefit ratios. .
13.To maintain ongoing relationship with donors and develop and nurture such
relationships to engage further support, such as Patrons.
February 2021
14.To work to and implement all policies and procedures of Headway UK and Headway
15.To attend regular supervision sessions with manager and attend Headway Oxfordshire
staff meetings.
16.Other duties as required by manager.

Person Specification

Essential criteria Desirable

Qualifications to Level 3 (or above) in relevant subject areas

Proven experience of working in marketing and/or events

Proven experience of planning and coordinating events

Proven experience of utilising a range of digital and social media to increase service user and donor engagement

Good level of literacy and numeracy and ability to write/keep accurate reports.

Proven track record in an income generating role

Proven experience of working to budgets

Proven knowledge of regulations around recording and keeping information (best
practice and GDPR)

Experience of creating positive working relationships with the public

Able to evidence excellent team working skills

Can evidence good understanding and ability in the use of a range of IT programs, including Office 365

Unlimited access to a vehicle and a full driving license.

Ability to work on own initiative and organise own workload

Demonstrable commitment to Equal Opportunities


Marketing and Events Management degree

Proven experience of working in marketing or
events specifically in the voluntary sector

Proven experience of planning and
coordinating charitable events

Proven experience of setting budgets and
analysing budget data

Proven experience of utilising a range of digital
and social media to increase engagement with
charitable objectives

Proven track record of writing high quality and
successful fundraising bids

Proven experience of fundraising within a
voluntary sector role

Proven experience of maintaining sensitive
data in accordance with GDPR regulation

Experience of networking and working in
partnership with a range of stakeholders

Experience of networking and working in
partnership with a range of stakeholders

Experience in leading a small team to meet
identified outcomes

Experience in using a range of IT programs
specifically in support of marketing e.g.
Adobe  Package, Mailchimp, Canva

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