Digital marketing officer (maternity cover)

Contract length: 9 month FTC (Maternity leave cover)

Location: Remote/home-working

Part-time hours: 21-36 per week

Salary: £22,000.00-£25,000.00 per year (pro rata as appropriate)

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 28 July 5pm

Brake is seeking a talented and cause-driven digital marketing professional to join our dynamic team, working to achieve our vision of safe and healthy streets. The role is offered on a 9-month fixed term contract and is a maternity cover role.

We're happy to consider applications from candidates wanting to work part- and full-time hours. Our staff team are currently working remotely form home, we envisage this role will be a fully remote / home working role with occasional travel to our Huddersfield Office in line with government guidance,

You will inspire, inform and engage communities and organisations across the UK and globally to fight alongside us to stop the world’s biggest killer of children and young people – road crashes – and enable people to cycle and walk without fear of traffic. Your work will inspire people to learn more, unite and achieve the solutions needed to save lives and the planet.

Motivated by your passion to make a difference, your work will help people become champions for change: to hear about, and take part in, our events and projects; achieve changes within their personal lives, communities and workplaces; grow our charity by fundraising; access our victim support services if affected by road crashes; and support positive government action.

What you will be doing

Through creativity, energy and a can-do approach, your purpose will be to plan, execute and optimise the charity’s online marketing communications. You will deliver low and zero-cost marketing communication campaigns that increase reach, participation and funding for the charity, while also growing and protecting our brand reputation. You will utilise the full mix of digital marcomms solutions to deliver measurable outputs that leap us forwards, increasing members, event delegates and participants in national campaigns and community activism.

You will work to understand our target markets: individuals, families and communities concerned about, and affected by, road crashes; schools; businesses that use vehicles as part of their operations; and professionals helping road crash victims.

Reporting into the Head of Programme Delivery, your role will sit within our dynamic engagement team and will be central to the delivery of our calendar of events, projects and campaigns.

Striving towards our 2020-23 strategy and our digital strategy, and recording your achievements against performance indicators, your work will drive up public awareness and opportunity to participate in our cause.

We are looking for someone who:

Your responsibilities will include:

What’s in it for you?

How to apply

Send your CV to Scott WIlliams, head of programme delivery, accompanied by a 500-word covering letter outlining the experience and expertise you can bring to this role. Please outline your preferred working hours within your letter.


Deadline for applications: Wednesday 28 July 2021

Due to the high volume of applications that Brake receives per position we are unable to provide feedback on individual applications or answer questions from applicants. If you have not been contacted by Wednesday 3 August, you should assume your application has not been successful.

Due to the nature of Brake’s work, we cannot consider applications from traffic offenders.

Brake is an equal opportunity employer. Applications not in the specified format or submitted past the closing date will not be considered.