Charity Communications Officer
Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Are you ready for your next role? Are you passionate about people? Do you have the skills and experience or training to provide communications support in a range of areas to the Charity Team.
This role will deliver the communications strategy, further the Charity brand, and engage with our supporters and patients at the hospital, online and in the community. The role will support a range of communications activities, including digital marketing, campaigns creation, website management, production of assets and promotion of key events.
This is an extremely varied role and presents a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a step up in their communications career. You will have the opportunity to support the wider Business Services Department with the promotion of educational courses and international partnerships. It would suit a flexible, diligent and self-starting all-rounder with an interest in the third sector and the NHS and who is looking for the opportunity to upskill in a broad range of communications areas.
To be successful, youll be excited to hit the ground running, to work in a fast-paced environment and be open to learning.
Main duties of the job
The Charity Communications Officer is responsible for raising awareness of our charity's activities through dynamic and purposeful internal and external communications. You will take a proactive and innovative approach to generating engaging content for a range of channels, including social media, press releases, and print materials. Your role will involve copywriting, content creation, stakeholder briefings, brand marketing, and digital content management.
The ideal candidate should have a strong passion for making a difference in the community and experience in communications or marketing, preferably in the non-profit sector. You should have excellent writing and editing skills, a strong knowledge of digital communication channels and social media platforms, and experience in media relations and securing media coverage. You should be able to work independently and as part of a team, and have strong project management and organisational skills.
Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK's leading heart and lung hospital, delivering care to more than 50,000 patients a year in its new state-of-the-art hospital in Cambridge.
We perform the most heart and/or lung transplants in the UK and carried out the UK's first successful heart transplant in 1979. It also offers emergency heart attack treatment, sleep centre care and is one of just five centres nationally for those in severe respiratory failure. Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus the largest centre of medical research and health science in Europe the Trust is at the heart of treatments of the future.
Royal Papworth became the first hospital trust in the country to be rated outstanding in all five areas assessed by the Care Quality Commission - a rating it still holds today.
The Trust holds its values of compassion, excellence and collaboration at its core, and all colleagues joining the team are expected to uphold these in their day-to-day roles and interactions.
Royal Papworth is proud of its diverse workforce and encourages people to embrace their individuality. The Trust values difference and welcomes all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Providing they meet the minimum post criteria, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview.
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On this page you will find a Role Profile which provides information about the hospital and full details about the role. We recommend that you review this and refer to it as you complete your application. Please ensure you evidence in the Essential Criteria how you uphold the Trust Values Compassion Excellence Collaboration. If you would like more information about the role or working at Royal Papworth Hospital, please get in touch with the contact for this role.