Marketing and Events Manager – Enterprise Directorate
Job ref: V360
Start date: ASAP
Hours/Days per week: 35 hours per week – (Flexible days/hours)
Salary: £32,000 (London Weighting will be added if applicable)
Location: Homebased – Occasional travel to our Edinburgh & London offices will be required
Closing date: Monday 6 December 2021 –5pm
Interview date and Location:  Virtual interviews will be held between Monday 13th – Weds 15th December

JD – Marketing and Events Manager (Enterprise Directorate)

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Volunteering Matters

At Volunteering Matters, we use the unique power of volunteering to bring people together, build stronger, more resilient communities across the UK and solve some of society’s most complex issues.  From social isolation and loneliness, to improving health and wellbeing, to building skills, confidence and opportunity, and to ensuring young people can become change-makers in their community; the impact that we have is great.  And we won’t stop until everyone in the UK has the opportunity to thrive.

People-led and impact driven, we are a national charity that is deeply embedded in local areas across the UK. We operate in regional hubs across Scotland, England and Wales. We turn local knowledge and energy into action and progress, building stronger communities and a better future for all.

Our newly formed Enterprise Directorate is the entrepreneurial arm of Volunteering Matters which provides commercially viable products and services to a range of UK leading businesses. We currently have two established and distinct products and services; our Employee Volunteering Service and our separate Social Enterprise, Get The Gen. Our ambition is to grow both brands in terms of reach, clients and income and to add to our current portfolio of products and services as we grow.

Get The Gen (GTG):  GTG is a training and consultancy Social Enterprise created to help businesses with issues around recruitment, retention and development of a multi-generational workforce starting from young people up. GTG use evidence-based insights to deliver immersive, interactive, and fast paced workshops online and in person that create lasting individual and group change. We are trusted by over 60 leading UK and Global businesses including; The Natwest Group, The Law Society of Scotland, KPMG, Brodies, Burness Paull, Skills Development Scotland and Aegon amongst others.

We are a worthwhile, fun, interesting, challenging, team orientated, collaborative and rewarding place to work!

Role Purpose:

This new Marketing and Events Manager will be part of the wider Enterprise Directorate team and report to the Director of Enterprise. They will play a critical role in supporting our planned growth for both EV & GTG and future products and services as we add to our portfolio. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing and ambitious team.

Although part of a charity, we are very much looking for someone with an entrepreneurial spirit that thinks commercially about how we can grow our brands. We are looking for an all-rounder; someone who can drive our overall marketing strategy, organise and promote relevant events (online and in person) and who will increase digital engagement across our website and social media channels.

We are a values-driven organisation, and are looking for someone who is compassionate, empowering, straightforward, inclusive and positive, to support the delivery of our work across the Enterprise Directorate.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing and ambitious team.

For further information – Please read the job description.

Location: The post is home based, and the post-holder can be based anywhere within the UK. The role requires reliable internet access. I.T. equipment and infrastructure will be supplied.

Occasional Travel to our London & Edinburgh offices will be required.

Our Values & Way of Working

In all that we do, we embrace a philosophy of ‘Freedom within a Framework’ and are guided by our values: Empowering, Inclusive, Compassionate, Positive & Straightforward.

Diversity & Inclusion

Volunteering Matters welcomes all applicants and are keen to ensure our team reflects the diversity of the UK and the communities we serve. We encourage applications from disabled, LGBT and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, along with candidates with any protected characteristics and from disadvantaged groups.

Disability Confident & Reasonable Adjustments:

We guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the role. Please provide evidence in your recruitment monitoring form, which demonstrates that you meet the level of competence required in the “Experience/Skills” section of this advert. To be considered for a guaranteed interview or to discuss any reasonable adjustments during the process, please state this in your application or contact for more information.

We have also committed to the following pledges which positively encompass our recruitment and selection processes and methodology: The Promise (Scotland), Show the Salary, Salary History.


Our employee benefits reflect our culture which is built on an approach of full flexibility with accountability and designed to let you make your most positive contribution; we offer Flexible Working by Default (re hours & place of work), Unlimited Annual Leave, Employee Pension scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Season Ticket Loan, Employee Assistance Programme, enhanced sick and family leave. We are also open to discuss job share applications.

 GDPR Statement

If you apply for a role with us, we will retain your contact details including your name, address, email address and phone number to help us manage your application for up to 6 months.  We will not use your personal data for any other purpose or share it with any third party. You can contact us at any point to update your personal information or ask us to delete it from our records.

To Apply

Please send your CV, Cover letter and completed recruitment monitoring form to clearly stating which role you are applying for.
Your CV and cover letter is an opportunity for you to outline your experience and credentials directly to the details of the post.

Volunteering Matters is committed to the provision of equal opportunities in employment and accordingly wishes to ensure that no job applicant is treated less favourably on unjustifiable grounds. To assist in the monitoring of our performance in relation to equal opportunities you are requested to complete the enclosed monitoring form. The questionnaire is for statistical purposes only. Upon receipt it will be separated from your CV and cover letter and will not form part of the selection process.

Please note: Due to the volume of applications we receive if we have not contacted you by the interview date it means that on this occasion, we are unable to take your application further.