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Marketing & Communications Officer

Marketing & Communications Officer
Organisation Recruiting: 
North Yorkshire Hospice Care
Closing Date: 
Thursday, 1 July, 2021
£24,400 per annum
Contract Type: 
Job Description: 

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced marketing and communications professional to use their skills, knowledge, and experience from across a wide variety of communications specialisms to plan and deliver activity that supports the development of positive relationships with North Yorkshire Hospice Care key groups such as our service users, supporters, volunteers, staff and donors.

This role will research, plan, manage, deliver and evaluate communications and marketing campaigns to support North Yorkshire Hospice Care to raise awareness, engagement and funds, both internally and externally.

You will have opportunities to lead on a range of communications and marketing activities including PR, B2B and B2C marketing, advertising, internal communications, issues management, brand, digital communications, media relations and stakeholder engagement. You will be responsible for ensuring all activities are managed in line with budgets, negotiating costs at each stage to achieve maximum effective use of resources.

The role requires a creative and innovative individual who has effective collaborative work skills but is able to work independently and pro-actively and make confident, independent decisions, where appropriate.

Benefits include: -

• 35 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays, pro rata).
• Comprehensive Induction Programme.
• Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% and variable employee contribution.
• Employee Assistance Programme.
• Access to staff support.
• Free group life assurance
• Office base walking distance from train station (Leeds – York line)
• Free DBS check.

You will be joining an organisation which is driven, caring and responsive and you will be playing an important role in enabling us to provide our highly valued services to the people of Harrogate and District.

We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being obtained including successful applicants being required to undertake a DBS Check. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.

North Yorkshire 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. North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (2121179).

Completed applications to be received by: 9am 1 July 2021.

For more information on the role, please contact us on or on 01423 876086 and we can arrange for you to have an informal discussion, or please click the link below to the hospice recruitment website where a full Job Description is available and you can apply.

Telephone screening will take place soon after application with successful candidates being invited for an interview, which will take place in Harrogate.

Interview Date: 
Friday, 23 July, 2021
37.5 hours per week inc. weekend or evening work as necessary
Phone Number: 
01423 876086
Harrogate and Rural District/Hambleton and Richmondshire