We are hiring a Direct Marketing Officer

Direct Marketing Officer

Salary –  £25,000 – £30,000 per annum – subject to skills and experience

Hours of work – 37.5 hours a week over five days

Base – Hybrid working for the foreseeable future with regular attendance to the office at least 2 -3 days a week at one of our locations in north London at Royal Free Charity, The Pears Building, Pond Street, NW3 2PP

The Royal Free Charity is seeking an ambitious and talented Direct Marketing Officer to join our Individual Giving team within the Fundraising department.

Responsible for supporting the Fundraising team to influence supporter-base growth.

The team

Our ambitious fundraising department generated over £6m in 21/22. We pride ourselves on being a supporter-focused and agile function, working at the heart of the charity to deliver impact for patients and staff across our hospitals.

Responsible for attracting and retaining donors, whilst delivering an outstanding supporter experience, the department is split into three teams:

  • Individual Giving (including the database team)
  • Community Fundraising
  • Philanthropic Partnerships
The role

The Direct Marketing Officer will play a key role in the development of our Fundraising team, helping the charity to deliver on our strategic goals and achieve our mission and vision. This person will work across a range of fundraising and direct marketing channels, underpinning all activity with data and insight to help deliver omnichannel fundraising campaigns that stand out amongst the crowd. Our new Individual Giving Officer will bring their trademark tenacity to every campaign and use their exceptional project management skills to meet key deadlines.

The recruitment process

To apply for this post, send a CV with a cover letter addressing how you meet the criteria set out in the job description and person specification, with a completed Equal Opportunity form. Please include your last employer and dates of employment within your CV.

Download the job description

Closing date for applications: open campaign

First interview:  rolling basis

Send your CV, cover letter, and Equal Opportunity Form to: [email protected]

As an equal opportunities’ employer, the Royal Free Charity is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join the Royal Free Charity.


28 days paid holiday plus UK bank holidays each year

Enrolment in the pension scheme

Employee Assistance Programme

Find out more about working life at the Royal Free Charity in our short video: https://youtu.be/mVQ0Bcj-ftk