London, Greater London
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Stories and Case Studies Manager

Every day brings new challenges for our client. 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, our client can’t help fund ground-breaking research, advanced equipment, child and family support services, and the rebuilding and refurbishment of wards and medical facilities. Their 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 - they 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.

Position: Stories and Case Studies Manager
Location: WC1N, Central London
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £Competitive
Benefits: 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, generous pension scheme, flexible working, discounted season ticket loan and many more!

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 20 December 2019

About the role:

Do you love the challenge of finding a good story? Would you thrive on the chance to support children and their families for ourclient to tell their story? Do you enjoy working with a range of people in a fast paced, communications environment?

For their Stories and Case Studies Manager role, they are looking for a passionate storyteller who has excellent, sensitive interviewing skills. You would be responsible for building and maintaining strong working relationships with patients and their families across the country, as well as busy staff in the hospital. You will be coordinating activity across media, corporate and events and playing a central role in helping the charity to tell the stories of children and their families for our client. You would also be responsible for ensuring their case studies systems are up to date and work closely with their design team to ensure the organisation’s image library operates to the highest standards possible.

They can offer brilliant opportunities to develop your communications career in an inspiring and stimulating professional environment.

About the team:

our client Communications team is a high achieving, fast-paced team. Reporting to the Head of Communications, this role is part of a team of eight, comprising of a four-strong press office function, Internal Comms Manager, a Sparks Celebrity & Case Study Liaison Manager, and a Communications Assistant.

About you:

Specifically you will have:

- Demonstrable ability to effectively build relationships and use influencing skills in difficult, challenging and sensitive situations.
- A proven track record of working in a hospital and / or fundraising organisation.
- Exceptional communication skills: excellent written skills, ability to listen and clarify, to be tactful, diplomatic and persuasive when providing advice.
- Experience of effectively communicating with and influencing all levels of an organisation.
- An understanding of, as well as the ability to maintain (for self and others), the confidentiality of personal data, including knowledge of relevant compliance and governance obligations.

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 ‘Application and Interview FAQs’ on the career section of our website before you apply.

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.

Due to the large number of applications they receive, they are unfortunately only able to inform shortlisted candidates of the outcome of their application. If you do not hear from them within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If your application is not successful, they hope that you will not be discouraged and will still apply for other suitable vacancies in the future.

You may have experience of the following: Communications Manager, Content Manager, Marketing Communications Manager, Press Officer, Journalist, Journalism, Communication Officer, PR, In-House Journalist, Newspaper, Creative Copywriter, Content Creator, Charity, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc.

Ref: 90462

Posted on: 20 November 2019
Closed date: 18 December 2019
Job ref: 90462
Tags: Communications, PR, Marketing