Salary: £23,690 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Saint Michael’s is the local charity that exists to help people with terminal illness to live and die well. We do this by offering specialist care, comfort and support, free of charge, to patients and their families.
An exciting opportunity is currently available to join the expanding Communications Team and contribute to a variety of communications activities supporting all aspects of Saint Michael’s. The role is based at our offices on Hornbeam Park, just a few minutes’ walk from Hornbeam Park train station and well-located for commutes from Leeds, York and surrounding areas via train or car.
With a recognised communications based qualification at degree level, candidates will use skills, knowledge and experience developed across a wide variety of communications specialisms, including PR, B2B and B2C marketing, advertising, internal communications, issues management, brand, digital communications, media relations and stakeholder engagement to plan and deliver activity that supports the development of positive relationships with key groups such as our service users, supporters, volunteers, staff and donors. The post will require strong IT skills including the use of databases, Microsoft Office and design related software packages, and email marketing platforms. It will also necessitate strong communication skills, creativity, planning, project management and organising skills.
They will independently 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, organising or taking photos and footage as necessary. With other members of the team you will respond to queries from journalists and media organisations and provide support to other departments involved in media or communications activities.
• Competitive rates of pay
• 35 days paid holiday per year
• Comprehensive Induction Programme
• Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% and 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.
Please click Apply and you will be forwarded to our recruitment website. Alternatively please call Helen/Alison in the HR team at Saint Michael’s Hospice.
Completed applications to be received by 12 noon 22nd January 2019
Interviews will be held on Thursday 31st January 2019 at Crimple House