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Marketing Executive

  • Full time
  • £20,000 – £22,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th February 2022

  • Advertised from 10th February 2022
  • Permanent


Are you searching for a position with purpose? A role to make a real difference? Where your time can be transformational?

Join an award-winning charity and passionate team dedicated to ensuring the country’s most vulnerable young people are defined by their talent and never their circumstances. Our in-school mentoring has profound impacts on mentees in their confidence, wellbeing, achievement and post-school progression. MCR Mentors make and experience a life changing difference.

MCR Pathways is a national, award-winning mentoring programme dedicated to addressing the long-standing inequality in education outcomes, career opportunities and life chances for young people in care and those experiencing vulnerability or disadvantage.

In 2021 MCR were winners of a prestigious UK Centre for Social Justice Award CSJ award. The CSJ produced this film about MCR young person Emily and her mentor Elaine.

Watch Emily's Story

We are recruiting a Marketing Executive with a focus on content creation. The role is perfect for you and for those that love digital marketing. It comes with responsibility and would suit a candidate who enjoys making a difference and applying their skills to help positively impact the lives of young people.

You will be responsible for the social media and digital content for MCR Pathways, appealing to and attracting a wide ranging audience through a variety of channels. This includes content creation, strategy, planning, scheduling, monitoring and analysis. A confident writer, able to adapt your tone of voice to suit the audience, you will work with vital attention to detail, confidence and decisiveness. We need an organised and committed individual who can also respond quickly and work with their own initiative. Imagination, consistency and accuracy are all essential as your content will drive our mentor recruitment campaigns across the country and help us reach more young people.

You will become responsible for the creation of digital marketing content, working alongside our graphic designer, to drive mentor recruitment.

Role Description & Person Specification

Application notes

To apply, please click the link below and complete the application form, making clear reference to the points covered within the Job Description and Person Specification.


Please note, the role will be subject to a PVG check and two satisfactory references, one of which must be from your current or most recent employer.

Please note that due to the high volume of applicants, we will only respond to candidates who are selected for interview.

MCR Pathways subscribes to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) regarding disclosure & barring.

MCR Pathways is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role is subject to a PVG check. Applications to process PVGs will only be submitted once the successful candidate has accepted the offer of a position. For further information, visit:

MCR Pathways is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.