Head of Digital

Alzheimer’s Society
10 Jul 2017
09 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Digital 

Join our team, take on dementia 

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. 

Position: Head of Digital 
Location: London 
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract – 12 months (Maternity Cover) 
Hours: 35 per week 
Salary: £68,525 per annum (actual) 

Closing date: 20 July 2017 
Interview date: Week commencing 24 July 

About the role: 

We are looking for an experienced and driven Head of Digital to join Alzheimer`s Society at an exciting point in its digital growth. Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer, the successful candidate will: 

- Lead the Alzheimer`s Society full-service Digital team and all Digital operations and output, working to deliver a digital “centre of excellence” for the Society 
- Continuously optimise the use and delivery of Digital to meet Alzheimer`s Society strategic aims and user needs, translating requirements into a robust roadmap of digital development 
-Champion the needs of people affected by dementia, supporters and other users in all digital activity 
-Support the Chief Technology Officer and Alzheimer`s Society thorough the development and delivery of a digital strategy and transformation in philosophy and practice, focused on innovation, audiences, best practice and efficiency 

About you: 

Our ideal candidate will be a resilient, personable and user-focused digital leader who seeks out digital solutions and opportunities, leads change and has the ability to coach and inspire others. They will have significant experience of managing full-service digital teams and of devising and implementing measurable digital strategies. They will, in addition, have excellent knowledge of current and emerging trends in digital. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate significant experience of delivering, governing and growing B2C digital products, services and marketing channels (including social) with an emphasis on information delivery and fundraising. They will also have successfully managed a number of large, complex and successful digital projects in an agile, waterfall or blended environment. 

As a digital expert, they will have a broad mix of digital knowledge and expertise, including: strategy and best practice; compliance and governance; content development and delivery; fundraising; information delivery; digital marketing; social; product and platform development; mobile; UX and analytics. They will think strategically and practically, be able to model new ways of working and demonstrate an ability to turn insights into actions. This will be combined with excellent communication, stakeholder management, collaboration and influencing skills. 

We are looking for someone educated to degree level (or equivalent professional qualification) who can also show evidence of continuous professional development. 

In return, you will get the opportunity to support and influence the growth of digital in a leading UK charity. 

Alzheimer`s Society is committed to equal opportunities. 

You may have experience of the following: Head of Digital, Digital Technology, Digital Marketing, Digital Strategy, Digital Marketing Manager, Digital Marketing Strategist, Not for Profit, Third Sector, Charity, etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK`s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications