Acquisition Direct Marketing Officer

We are looking for an Acquisitions Direct Marketing Officer to support the development and delivery of an exciting new test DRTV campaign and be part of the launch of the lead conversion programme through effective campaign management maximising relationship with internal stakeholders and external agencies.

  • Full time / 8 month FTC
  • £34,000
  • Epsom, Ewell – Remote working

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategy, Planning, and Delivery
  • Act as the day-to-day contact with the production team at the DRTV agency, ensuring the creative is developed in line with Samaritans’ requirements.
  • Cross team working
  • Ensure you work closely with the Marketing & Brand team, Data team, and Digital team to maximise productivity.
  • Test and Learn
  • Test different elements of the advert, and evaluate the overall success of different approaches.
  • Budget Management
  • Manage budgets, ensuring campaigns are delivered to budget.
  • Third Party Management
  • Develop excellent relationships with the DRTV, media and response handling agencies.

Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience of working on direct response television campaigns.
  • Experience managing suppliers, agencies, and freelancers.
  • Experience of reporting and analysing campaigns.
  • Highly effective organisation and prioritisation skills with the ability to plan and manage a variety of projects to tight deadlines.
  • A team player with a ‘one-team’ approach.
  • Ability to take initiative and make proactive decisions.

At Samaritans, our vision is that fewer people die by suicide. We believe that suicide is preventable and that, together, we can make change that saves lives.

Samaritans is needed now more than ever. We answer a call for help every seven seconds and need to be able to reach and connect with a diverse range of people. Whether it’s through our life-saving helpline service, innovative partnerships or impactful campaigns, we work towards our vision in many different ways and our communications need to reflect this. 

Samaritans is wholly committed to inclusion and diversity and to building a culture and environment where everyone is appreciated for the unique person they are. We warmly welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences.

Full job description can be found here. The closing date for this role is 21/04/2021