International DRTV Manager

The Opportunity
We are currently looking for an International Direct Response Television (DRTV) Manager to join an organisation with ambitious goals for children and a clear strategic plan. While advertised as a London location we are very flexible on the base location - you could be based anywhere around the globe (in an existing Save the Children office or be home-based).
This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious high performing fundraiser with significant expertise of delivering successful DRTV campaigns to join our international Member Growth team; to add to their expertise, and support our 29 Members.
In this role you will:
  • Drive the strategic development of DRTV in partnership with the Members: set income targets and develop strategic initiatives with global reach and impact
  • Provide direct technical support: maximizing results and ensuring income targets are met
  • Ensure skill sharing and knowledge management: establish clear benchmarks and KPIs; monitoring performance and ensuring closer linkages and increased dialogue between our Members.
To be suited to this opportunity you'll have:
  • Significant DRTV fundraising experience in the not for profit sector (agency and client experience is desirable)
  • Experience of contract negotiations and the management of external suppliers
  • Solid direct marketing experience
  • Strong project management skills with regards to planning and executing campaigns across a range of channels e.g. telephone, online and SMS.
On a personal level you'll be a self-starter, an assertive and persuasive negotiator who is able to articulate the work of Save the Children with passion. You'll also have the ability to both lead and work in teams, to work in a fast moving environment and be respectful of diversity. You will also be willing to undertake international travel for up to 25%.
The role offers a competitive package in the context of the sector.
The organisation
We employ approximately 17,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 60 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise children's rights and ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards 3 breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated
Application information
If you're interested in this position, please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/jobs
The closing date for applications is the 29th February.
We need to keep children safe, so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Application Email: Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to: 'jfawcett.37447.3830@savethechildrenint.aplitrak.com'