Senior Executive - Gaming

  • Job Reference: 106002
  • Date Posted: 10 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Easy Web Recruitment
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £33,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Charity and Not For Profit
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Do you want to work in a fast-paced team with ambitious growth plans managing the development and delivery of gaming fundraising propositions? Then we want to hear from you.

This is a varied and interesting role leading on the planning and delivery of GOSH Charity’s gaming products, leveraging and building networks in the gaming industry to develop fundraising ideas and campaigns that realise significant charitable income.

The role is also be responsible for delivering insight led marketing plans to recruit gamers and content creators and provide excellent digital journeys, maintaining pace with current technologies in this industry.

About the Team

The Owned Events & Products Team is an exciting team with bold ambitions which sits within the wider Mass Participation Team and is a crucial part of the Public Fundraising department. This team of five manage GOSH Charities owned events and products including the Walkie Talkie Tower Climb, GOSH Charity Play Date, Geek Out for GOSH and our flagship event RBC Race for the Kids.

The broader Mass Participation Team also incorporates the Challenge Events and Virtual Events Team. The wider team have ambitions to raise £9m per year through a range of high-profile mass participation propositions, including Facebook challenges, gaming and third-party events such as the TCS London Marathon.

About You

You will be strong project manager with existing relationships and a good understanding of the gaming industry and streaming community. You will be able to communicate authentically with streamers and build effective fundraising campaigns that meet income targets.

The ideal candidate will also have:

  • A real passion for gaming, and will be right at home on channels like discord and Tiltify
  • Proven experience of marketing gaming products across digital channels.
  • Passion to be a subject matter expert within gaming and streaming and influence stakeholders across the charity and externally.
  • Budget management experience and proven experience working to income and recruitment KPIs.
  • Strong project management skills and a creative thinker.
  • A real passion for working in public fundraising and delivering engaging and inspiring supporter experiences.

About the Charity

Every day brings new challenges at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Every day, over 600 seriously ill children from across the UK arrive for life-changing treatments. Every day, young lives hang in the balance as patients, families and staff battle the most complex illnesses. And every day, the brightest minds come together to achieve pioneering medical breakthroughs that change the lives of thousands of children – and change the world. This extraordinary hospital has always depended on charitable support to give seriously ill children the best chance to fulfil their potential. Without donations, Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Our staff help to raise these vital funds for the hospital. A better future for seriously ill children starts with you.

Recently awarded with a ‘Best Companies 2-star accreditation' and placed number 17 on the 2019 Sunday Times Best 100 Not-for-Profit Companies list - we offer a range of attractive benefits including; a flexible approach to working, 30 days holiday, life assurance, enhanced employer pension contributions, and a discounted season ticket loan.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We recognise that people from some backgrounds are under-represented in our workforce and across the wider Charity sector. In April 2021 we launched our ambitious three-year EDI strategy committing to becoming a more inclusive workforce, reflecting the diverse communities that we work with and for and demonstrating this through all our areas of work.

A more diverse workforce will enable us to deliver even more impact and we particularly encourage applications from communities which are under-represented in the charity. This includes people from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority backgrounds, people with a disability, people who are LGBT+ or who are from less advantaged socioeconomic groups.

Further information on our EDI strategy can be found on our website.

Our approach to hybrid working

This role is based in our Central London office (WC1N, opposite Russell Square underground) with the option to work remotely up to three days a week.

Please refer to the full job description below for more information.

How to Apply

Please click on the apply button in the top right-hand corner where you will be taken to a short application form to complete. You are encouraged to include a cover letter with your application, and should refer to the 'GOSH Charity Information Pack' on the Careers page of our website before you apply.

Closing date: Midnight on 25th January

Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis and we reserve the right to close the role prior to the closing date, should a suitable applicant be found. Therefore, you are encouraged to apply right away, to avoid disappointment.

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