£20,000 per annum



Job Description

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Charity is looking for a Communications Officer with proven skills in developing media and communication plans and creative content.  

As part of the Communications team you'll be in charge of designing, managing, and delivering high profile, effective and inspiring communications to a range of regional and national audiences. You will use your experience and skills to manage and deliver effective and inspiring communications.
You'll be pitching stories to TV, radio, press and magazine contacts and supporting those stories on social media, planning innovative and exciting social media campaigns, writing features, promoting our wide range of fundraising events and appeals and telling stories about people who do extraordinary and heart-warming things to help support patients at Birmingham’s busiest hospital.

As well as generating positive media coverage, the successful candidate will update the Charity’s websites and social media pages, attend Charity events and help compile the Charity’s quarterly newsletter.

The post holder will assist in the development of consistent and effective departmental processes and systems and their implementation to the highest standards. This will enhance the Charity’s reputation as a respected organisation that deals with its stakeholders in a professional and timely manner.

The Charity currently employs a part time Communications Officer who works three days a week, Wednesday – Friday. The post holder will work closely with the Communications Officer.

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) Charity is the official charity of the Queen Elizabeth hospitals.

The Charity is dedicated to improving the experience of patients, their families and the staff who care for them.

QEHB Charity raises funds to support patients of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham by providing new and innovative equipment, funding research and supporting patient and family welfare projects.

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham has a world class reputation, and specialises in cancer treatment, organ transplantations and trauma care. It is also home of the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, where the UK’s military patients are treated.

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