Marketing and Communications Manager - UK & EMEA

Marketing and Communications Manager - UK & EMEA



Are you a content and audience-focused marketing and communications professional with skills in advancing brand awareness?

GlobalGiving UK, a highly-regarded nonprofit on a mission to accelerate community-led change around the world, is looking for a skilled marcomms individual to join the GlobalGiving UK team. This person will support the Associate Director of Marketing and Communications in producing compelling content that achieves media coverage, leading to stronger relationships with our two core audiences: major donors and corporate partners and ultimately driving volume.

The right candidate for this position will be able to spot a news-worthy story and write it, with our target audiences in mind. We are looking for someone who will engage with our audiences to value GlobalGiving as the go-to destination for making the world a better place. A team player, you are inquisitive, love to write on different platforms for a variety of audiences and engage with our followers on email and LinkedIn.

The UK Marcomms team is newly founded and this will be the second position within the team. This is an exciting role for an individual who is looking for autonomy and an opportunity to put forward creative ideas to get our message across to a wider audience. We tell the GlobalGiving story, strengthening and advancing brand awareness within the UK and EMEA and work closely with the US Marcomms team.

We have a work environment where everyone’s input and ideas are valued. We’re committed to work-life balance and offer everyone opportunities to learn, experiment, and grow. Since creative, enthusiastic employees are our most valued resource and the basis for our success, we take great care in how we attract, hire, and support our employees for a successful career. If you care about collaboration, curiosity, communication excellence, and continuous improvement, this position is right for you.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Planning, producing, and delivering compelling content for press releases and digital platforms and channels with a focus on developing targeted communications with major donors and corporate audiences
  • Help develop marketing, PR and content strategies to optimise fundraising campaigns, such as The Cost of Living Crisis
  • Social media management, specifically: grow and engage our audience by crafting and posting content for GlobalGiving UK’s LinkedIn account
  • Assist in writing, proofreading, and sending tailored marketing emails to a growing target audience
  • Track and report digital marketing efforts, identifying potential areas for focus and improvement
  • Keep on top of current news and digital trends, and research and recommend new ways to engage with our audiences
  • The opportunity to set a communications strategy and build new functions in the UK / EMEA
  • As our digital channels are developed in the UK and EMEA, the growing responsibility of driving traffic to our website and/or digital platforms


Experience and Skills

For our team to be a great fit for you, the following skills and experience should resonate with you:

  • At least 5 years of experience working in a communications focused role, agency-side or in-house, preferably with a multi-audience context
  • Proven experience and success in PR, content marketing, social media marketing, communications, or related field
  • Experience in creating compelling content for digital platforms – including social media, content marketing, and email
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with content management systems
  • Strong organisational and collaboration skills
  • Skilled collaborator who can work well with others and build good relationships with leaders, staff and stakeholders
  • A passionate belief in GlobalGiving’s mission and a commitment to our core values

Desired Experience

In addition, the ideal candidate would also have some or all of the following skills or interests:

  • Interest in news, international affairs
  • Strong intercultural competence
  • Demonstrated fluency in multimedia content creation and experience using multimedia storytelling tools including Canva, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience volunteering or working in nonprofit communications
  • Previous experience of devising and implementing an influencer marketing strategy


Salary + Benefits
Starting salary range: £40k - 44k
Benefits include flexible work hours, remote work options, 25 days of paid time off per year, professional development opportunities, and a meaningful job where you can go home at night and say, "Today, my work helped more than 700 kids get their essential health and educational needs met." (One of many true stories.)

Additional benefits such as pension contributions, home working expenses, co-working memberships and Group Income Protection cover are available to those employed by GlobalGiving UK. More information will be provided during the application process.

Home-based with travel to team meetings and networking events. Currently expect 1-2 team meetings per month to be held in central London. The post-holder may, now and again, be expected to travel for limited periods in the UK or abroad.

Applicants must have the full legal right to work in the UK without restriction prior to application.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our organisation. We do not discriminate on the basis of. age, gender, race, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment and religious background.

Application Process
We ask applicants to submit a CV and cover letter addressing how you meet this role’s requirements with specific examples. The deadline to apply is 17th April 2023 at 9.00 BST. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted during the week commencing 17th April. The first interview stage will take place from the 3rd May onwards.

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