Digital Advertising Coordinator

We are looking for a brand new Digital Advertising Coordinator to join Samaritans on a 12 month fixed term contract. As Digital Advertising Coordinator, you will have previous digital marketing knowledge and lead the coordination of activities across teams to maximise effectiveness and increase return on investment (ROI).

  • 12 month fixed term contract
  • Full time, 35 hours per week
  • £25,000 per annum plus benefits 
  • Location is flexible – can be home-based with occasional travel to meetings in Surrey
  • We are passionate about flexible working, talk to us about your requirements

This is a brilliant time to join the Samaritans Digital team as we significantly grow and invest further in paid social. We are continuously developing our network of high profile partnerships & campaigns and evolving new products for our end users. We have big plans to use our digital footprint to reach more users and promote the service further.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To coordinate Samaritans’ paid-for digital advertising activity, predominantly via social media but also across other channels including search and display
  • To assist on creative, and build campaigns according to briefs
  • Provide tactical oversight of Samaritans’ digital advertising across teams and channels
  • To assist the Social Media Manager with the planning and strategy of paid social campaigns
  • To work closely with the Acquisition Manager to acquire new supporters, raise income and engagement
  • Develop and maintain digital advertising scheduling and briefing processes
  • Monitor and report on campaign performance using relevant tools
  • Ensure learnings are shared and embedded across teams
  • Maintain positive working relationships with partners and suppliers

Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience of Digital Marketing 
  • Knowledge of digital advertising operations and best practice
  • Capable of coordinating a calendar of paid media activity, in a busy environment
  • Knowledge of the process for delivering paid social media campaigns
  • Knowledge of tools such as Facebook Business Manager, Google Analytics, Data Management Platforms
  • Strong time management and organisation skills
  • Experience of paid search best practice (desirable)

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 18/04/2021.