Marketing Executive (Maternity Cover)

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Sales & Marketing
£27,000 - £30,000 DOE
Full Time
Fixed Term Contract

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Marketing Executive (Maternity Cover)
Hybrid working options

Do you have a background in marketing and communications and are you looking for the opportunity to support a charity making a significant difference to education policy and practice? If so, join NFER whose mission is to help children and young people get the best education possible and you could make a positive, lasting impact with a leading charity.

As our Marketing Executive, covering a period of maternity leave for 12 months, you will be part of a highly effective Product Team that plays a key role in developing and marketing a successful and high-profile portfolio of products and services for schools. The work you do supports NFER in delivering its charitable aims by providing a significant income stream to fund further charitable activities.

You’ll assist with the planning, preparation, delivery and measurement of a wide range of highly effective and appropriately targeted marketing activity to achieve agreed revenue and engagement objectives.

Please note that this is a 12-month contract for maternity cover.


- Experience in a marketing and communications role or equivalent degree
- High standard of written and verbal communications skills with experience of copywriting
- Quality focused with excellent attention to detail
- Proactive with good time-management and organisational skills
- Microsoft Office literate and confident working with digital marketing platforms
- Ability to co-ordinate plans and schedules
- Comfortable working with and analysing customer, sales and marketing data


At NFER, our mission is to improve outcomes for future generations everywhere and to support positive change across education systems worldwide. We do this by creating and sharing research evidence and insights on education policy and practice, informing policymakers and other key decision-makers and strengthening practice in the classroom.

- Salary £28,000 – £31,000 DOE
- Generous pension scheme
- 42 days’ holiday per year including Bank Holidays + additional discretionary days (pro rata)
- Excellent support for professional development
- Hybrid working with great work/life balance

You’ll be linked to our Slough office but can choose to work from home, in the office or a mix of the two. There will be a requirement of one office-based day per month to enable team collaboration and support.

NFER is a not-for-profit organisation and an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

If you’re looking for a place where you can put your heart, soul and skills into making a difference, we want to hear from you. Apply via the button shown.


The National Foundation for Educational Research in England and Wales. Head office and registered address: The Mere, Upton Park, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 2DQ
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Registered charity number 313392. Registered number 900899 (England and Wales). A company limited by guarantee.