Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Permanent, Full-time
Job description


Hours:                    37.5 hours per week  


Harrogate District Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice and Talking Spaces.


Can you make a difference? Do you enjoy a challenge? If so come and join our busy and expanding Communications Team. This is a unique opportunity to shape and develop communication activity for this prestigious local charity, contributing to a variety of communications activities supporting all aspects of the organisation based at our offices on Hornbeam Park, Harrogate.


This fast paced role will be involved in a wide variety of marketing & communications activities to support the relationships with service users, supporters, volunteers, staff and donors.  Across a wide range of varied and rewarding projects the successful candidate will research, plan and deliver communications and marketing campaigns to raise awareness, engagement and funding, designing developing and uploading content on websites, blogs, social media and in publications using design skills, facilitating or taking photos and footage as necessary.  With other members of the team you will respond to queries from journalists, media organisations and provide support to other departments involved in media or communications activities.


With a recognised marketing or communications based qualification at degree level or Chartered Institute of Marketing, candidates will need experience of a range of communications and marketing activities including advertising, internal communications, issues, crisis management, digital communications, stakeholder engagement. They will need to have developed and implemented communications and marketing plans, writing and designing materials and media releases. The post will require strong IT skills including the use of databases, Microsoft Office, Adobe creative Suite and email marketing platforms. It will also necessitate strong communication skills, creativity, planning, project management, copywriting and organisational skills.


Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be     met by employer.


Benefits include:-


•          Competitive rates of pay

•          35 days paid holiday per year

•          Comprehensive Induction Programme

•          Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% & variable employee contribution

•          Employee Assistance Programme

•          Free Car Parking/Walking distance from Hornbeam Park Station

•          Free DBS/CRB check


Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.


For a full job description and person specification please see the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.


Please click Apply and you will be forwarded to our recruitment website.


Alternatively please call Helen/Alison in the HR team at Saint Michaels Hospice.


Completed applications to be received by 12 noon 19th September 2019


Interviews will be held on 30th September 2019 at Crimple House.


We have a Recruitment Open day on Tuesday 17th September 2019 @ Crimple House, Hornbeam Park Avenue from 2pm to 7pm, please feel free to call in to discuss this and other roles.


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Posted on: 21 August 2019
Closed date: 19 September 2019
Job ref: SMH201956
Tags: Communications, PR, Marketing

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