Marketing and Business Development Manager required in Ufton Nervet

Ufton Court currently has a vacancy for a Marketing and Business Development Manager.

Are you a dynamic, creative, and results-driven marketing professional with a passion for education and the outdoors? Ufton Court, a leading outdoor education charity, is looking for a Marketing and Business Development Manager to help us expand our reach and impact.

Ufton Court is dedicated to enriching the lives of children through immersive, hands-on learning experiences in history and nature. We empower young learners, particularly those who struggle in traditional classrooms, by providing unique educational opportunities that inspire curiosity and personal growth.

Role overview

As a Marketing and Business Development Manager, you will play a critical role in promoting Ufton Court’s programs, attracting new partnerships and driving revenue growth. This position is ideal for someone who is a generalist, thrives in a fast-paced, mission-driven environment and is eager to make a significant impact on our charity’s success.

  • Reporting to: Head of Fundraising.
  • Salary: £35,ooo to 40,000 (pa, full time) depending on experience.
  • Hours: will consider full time, part time or term time only for the right candidate.
  • Location: On site or hybrid. Ufton Court is between Aldermaston and Burghfield Common.

What you’ll do

  • Develop and implement comprehensive marketing strategies to promote Ufton Court’s educational programs and events.
  • Create engaging content for our website, social media, newsletters and other communication channels.
  • Identify and cultivate new business opportunities and partnerships to support our mission.
  • Manage and optimize our online presence, including SEO and social media campaigns.
  • Collaborate with the Education team to ensure alignment between marketing efforts and program goals.
  • Track and analyse marketing performance, providing insights and recommendations for continuous improvement.

What we’re looking for

  • Proven experience in marketing, business development, or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of digital marketing tools and techniques, including social media, email marketing, and SEO.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Basic design skills.
  • Creative thinker with the ability to generate innovative marketing ideas.
  • Strong project management skills and attention to detail.
  • Passion for education, history, and the outdoors.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

What we offer

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career growth.
  • The chance to make a real difference in the lives of children and young people.
  • A beautiful and inspiring if a little quirky work setting in the heart of nature.

How to apply for the position of Marketing and Business Development Manager

If you are excited about this opportunity and meet the criteria, we would love to hear from you! Please send your CV and a cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit for this role to recruitment@ufton.org.uk

Application deadline: Monday 22 July 2024. We will review applications on a rolling basis so may appoint prior to this date should we meet a suitable candidate. So, please apply early.

Join us at Ufton Court and help us create a brighter future for children through the power of education and the great outdoors.

Ufton particularly encourages applications from minority ethnic groups and underrepresented communities.

Ufton Court is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. Ufton is a non-smoking site.

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