Home-based / Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire districts
£25,750 per annum
37.5 hours per week including weekend or evening work as necessary (22.5/30 hours per week considered for the right candidate).
Closing date: Monday 24 January 2022
As an organisation growing rapidly in response to the needs of our community locally, regionally and nationally, we have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced marketing and communications professional to join our growing team at an exciting time. As part of the role, you will use your skills, knowledge and experience to plan and deliver communications and marketing activities across a variety of channels and key stakeholder groups.
This role will research, plan, manage, deliver and evaluate communications and marketing campaigns to support Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’ and Saint Michael’s Hospice 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 proactively and make confident, independent decisions, where appropriate.
No day is the same working as part of our Communications Team. Here’s a taster of what your working day could look like:
Developing your skills and experience in a supportive environment across a range of projects and the communications and marketing mix.
Communicating organisational messages to our workforce of 200 staff and over 500 volunteers.
Collaborating with colleagues internally, partners, supporters and agencies to produce eye-catching, high-quality collateral to support our objectives.
The opportunity to make your mark and put your stamp on things, working autonomously on your own projects, as well as part of the team.
Using your skills and experience to provide creative and innovative advice.
Using a range of on and offline tools and software to support exciting projects and opportunities.
This role is predominantly home-based, with travel to our sites and across the community in the Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire districts of North Yorkshire required.
Comprehensive induction programme.
27 days holiday plus bank holidays (35 in total).
Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of up to 8% and variable employee contribution.
Access to our Employee Assistance Programme and internal staff support offer.
Free on-site car parking at our bases and offices within walking distance from public transport.
You will be joining an organisation which is driven, caring and responsive and which recognises the importance of investing in our staff through ongoing training and development.
The successful applicant is required to undertake a DBS Check, the cost of which is met by the employer.
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.
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).
Please click Apply where you will be directed to our Recruitment Website where you can also download a full Job Description for the role.
Completed applications to be received by 9am on Monday January 24 2022.
Initial telephone screening interviews will take place shortly after application, with Interviews taking place in Harrogate (subject to Covid-19 guidance) following this.