Working at Oxfam
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Do you have proven experience of a digital first approach to supporter engagement?
Do you have experience of successfully leading growth in a multi-channel supporter acquisition programme, digital fundraising or emergency fundraising programmes?
Do you have data-led decision making experience with continuous improvement through testing and learning?
If so, we’d like to hear from you!
What you’ll be doing:
In this role, you will use understanding of our target audiences to develop and deliver supporter recruitment programmes that will meet our audiences needs and inspire them to join us in our mission both as active financial supporters (with a focus on regular giving) and by actively campaigning with us.
We’re looking for a candidate who cares about Oxfam’s mission to end poverty and is personally aligned to the values of empowerment, accountability and inclusion in all you do and our feminist principles.
An ideal candidate for the role will also be / have:
- Experience of successfully leading growth in a multi-channel supporter acquisition programme, digital fundraising or emergency fundraising programmes.
- Proven experience of a digital first approach to supporter engagement.
- A data-led decision maker who has driven continuous improvement through testing and learning.
- Experience of working with agencies on audience research, developing successful propositions and delivery of supporter recruitment activity.
- A good understanding of public campaigning and a passion for understanding and activating target audiences to achieve our mission.
- A creative solutions finder who can go beyond the ideas to rapidly put tests in place.
- Curiosity and high levels of external awareness
We offer a competitive salary and a range of additional benefits to staff including flexible working options, generous pension scheme, annual leave, additional leave allowances, company sick pay, life assurance and a range of other benefits.
We have a wide range of internal Learning & Development courses on offer, with on-the job learning opportunities, mentoring, certified coaching, in house courses, and much more. You can read more about all Oxfam has to offer here for UK-based, local, and International staff.
We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you.
Our values and commitment to safeguarding:
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment by complying with our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of our organisation.
Offers of employment within the open recruitment stages will be subject to one satisfactory internal reference from a current manager in line with current policy where the selected candidate is moving to a new Division and the role has significantly changed from their current post. Gaining an internal employment reference will not apply to those within ringfence selection or suitable alternative / redeployment situation which falls under Oxfam’s redundancy process.
Conditional offers made in selection stages may also be subject appropriate screening checks. Oxfam GB participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will take into account any live disciplinary sanctions a candidate may have when making the selection decision.
How to apply:
As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
Oxfam GB is a Disability Confident Employer. Should you be unable to submit your application online and would prefer an alternative method please contact our recruitment team ([email protected]). If you also want to discuss your application, please do contact us as well.
Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.
Oxfam GB is a member of an international confederation of 21 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
A thriving diverse Oxfam:
It’s people power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organisation working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and volunteers. Together, we’re committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today.
To do that:
- We need to dismantle the unequal power structures that exist everywhere, this including Oxfam and the wider development and charity sectors.
- We need an inclusive Oxfam where everyone can bring who they are to our work and feels celebrated for the differences they bring.
- We want and need everyone, and that means we need you.
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