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Reference: PH66
Salary: £24,418 - £27,218 per annum
Closing Date: 06/10/2022
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Income generation communications officer

Are you an experienced communicator and passionate about engaging a local community in supporting a charity that cares for them? Can you creating engaging content that generates action? Do you like being part of a great team that’s fast-paced and where there’s lots of support and no two days are the same? If you’re creative with a passion for marketing and communications, then we want to hear from you.

At Prospect Hospice we provide vital end of life care to patients living with a life limiting illness and we support their families and loved ones through their difficult journeys. The care we provide makes an immeasurable difference and it’s all completely free of charge. But, as a local charity, we need to promote ourselves, communicate what we do and fundraise in order to bring in the money that pays for it. And that’s where this role comes in.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

Initially this role will be office-based at the hospice in Wroughton while you learn the role with the flexibility to potentially work from home in a more hybrid way

What is the role?

Reporting to the communications and marketing manager, you will be responsible for delivering high quality content across a range of platforms and materials to  engage our community and encourage their support. You will have experience of using a wide range of social media in the business environment, as well as drafting copy for a range of publications and marketing materials.

As a proactive member of the communications team, you’ll have a varied role working with income generating teams across the hospice including our fundraisers and retail staff to provide the required support to enable them to raise money for the hospice. You’ll also build good relations with our clinical teams to spot stories our patients will be interested in, creating captivating content around them.

You’ll be a pivotal member of the hospice team, building relationships internally to find the interesting stories that highlight our work and the need for funding and you’ll embrace innovate ways to encourage our supporters to engage with and support the charity. You’ll also build upon existing external relationships to build on the media coverage received by the hospice.

We offer a great range of employee schemes and benefits, including generous annual leave, free parking on-site, discounted meals for staff at our on-site café, employee assistance programme, wellbeing team, access to NHS pension scheme if eligible, Blue Light Discount Card and so much more!

For further information and an information chat, please contact Helen Owen on 07894 616556.

About you:

  • Strong written and spoken English, with excellent communications skills and the ability to tailor content to a wide variety of audiences
  • Knowledge and experience of using social media in a business environment
  • Excellent project management and problem-solving skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Knowledge and experience of web content management systems

Interviews will be held on Thursday, 13th October 2022

To apply please submit your covering letter and CV via the green “Apply” button.

ASPIRE Values

Communications Officer – Job Description

Equality and Diversity

Prospect Hospice is committed to encouraging a diverse and inclusive working environment. We recognise that promoting diversity and eliminating discrimination in our workplace will bring benefits for our people, our business and the communities we serve.

We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, offending background, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Safeguarding

Prospect Hospice is committed to promoting the wellbeing of all adults and children who use our services, ensuring that they live a life that is free from harm, abuse and neglect. We work in an open and transparent way and encourage staff, volunteers, patients and families to raise any safeguarding concerns.

 

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