Marketing Manager

Launchpad Reading
17 Jan 2019
23 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Can you make a difference and transform people’s lives?

We are a registered charity for people experiencing homelessness that helps some of Reading’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged people to turn their lives around and fulfill their potential. We are looking for applications from individuals who share our passion to make a difference and who can provide support to transform people’s lives.


The Marketing Manager is responsible for building awareness of Launchpad Reading and the many ways it is supporting people to prevent homelessness. This key role sits within the busy Fundraising and Marketing Team but works with colleagues across the charity. It is an exciting time for Launchpad as it prepares for its 40 th Anniversary in November 2019 – November 2020. The Marketing Manager will play a key role in using this unique opportunity to further build public awareness and support.


You will be a creative and strategic marketing professional, with senior marketing experience of delivering effective marketing activities, both digitally and in print.

You will have excellent copywriting skills and the ability to convey the work of Launchpad with empathy and passion and hands on experience of championing a brand and embedding it across all aspects of an organisation.

You will have experience of commissions work from external agencies and suppliers and of working with the media, including writing and issuing press releases, responding to media enquiries and crisis management.

As there is a strong digital component to the role, you will have experience of using web and digital content management and analytics systems.

You will have detailed knowledge of data protection legislation and its impact on marketing communications, and the ability to set and scrutinise the marketing budget.

This is a varied and hands on role that requires flexibility, the ability to achieve objectives while working in a busy environment and both team and lone working.

For full Job Description please email

The closing date for applications 21 st January 2019 and interviews will be held on

24 th January 2019.

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