Prospect Hospice

£38,000 yearly
Prospect Hospice Swindon, UK
Mar 14, 2019
We are looking for a creative and highly experienced Communications and Marketing Manager to join our Communication team here at Prospect Hospice. This is an amazing opportunity for you to develop your skills and experience within the communications and marketing team. Hours: 37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday A little bit about us We are an independent hospice supporting a community of 300,000 people in Swindon, Marlborough and North Wiltshire, and the villages of Lechlade and Fairford in Gloucestershire. It is the only dedicated provider of specialist end of life care services within the area. The Hospice’s multi-professionals teams support people in the community, in care homes, at the Great Western Hospital and at the Hospice in Wroughton. Care is also extended to the families and friends of patients. What is the role? The Communication and Marketing Manager will be responsible for the overall planning and development of a new communication and marketing strategy for the organisation to raise the profile of the hospice. You will lead the development, implementation and evaluation of a range of all internal and external communication and marketing projects, including events and campaigns as well managing and developing a small team. You will manage and contribute to the delivery of communication team outputs including allocating and managing workloads, ensuring deadlines and highs standards of copy, design and all aspects of the communication team’s activity reach high standards and are delivered on time. You will also act as communication link between organisations, stakeholders and local community, NHS and other government departments and professional bodies. About you: Senior communications expert, ideally in the charity sector Experience of delivering excellent organisational communications through social and digital media channels Print and digital communications and marketing expertise People and resource management skills Ability to lead and motivate a small team in a busy environment with competing priorities, and be prepared to get stuck in Excellent project management and problem-solving skills Strong interpersonal communication and negotiation skills It would also be great if you have: Hold a degree in a role relevant subject Experience in Adobe software including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. Knowledge and experience of web content management systems What’s in it for me? We are changing and growing. It’s an exciting time to join an independent local charity where everyone’s ideas are encouraged and staff participation is really important to us. We’ll also provide you with a welcoming and supportive working environment, other benefits include: 27 days annual leave entitlement (pro rata for part-time) Contributory pension scheme/ NHS transferrable Occupational health and Employee Assistance Programme Family-friendly policies and practice Supportive induction, and training and development Free parking Interviews will be taking place on Monday 8th April and Tuesday 9th April. Unfortunately due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks, following the closing date of this vacancy, your application will have been unsuccessful. Closing date: 28 March 2019