Location: Denny, Stirlingshire
£15,714 per annum (pro-rata)
Part-time (Mon-Fri, 30 hours a week), for 6 months
Strathcarron Hospice’s vision is to promote and provide specialist palliative care services and expert end of life care for the people of Forth Valley, Cumbernauld and Kilsyth in North Lanarkshire.
The charity’s aim is to sustain, develop and deliver a full range of quality services – in-patient, day hospice, community, Hospice@Home, bereavement, pastoral care, lymphoedema, research and education. The focus of all our activity will be the patient, families and carers.
The Marketing & Communications intern will support the hospice in its clinical work and will assist in ensuring that all internal and external marketing & communications opportunities and tasks are developed, coordinated, delivered and maximised positively promoting the organisation's vision, values, people and service developments to provide a strong platform for income generation.
The postholder is expected to understand the importance and value of organisational policies and procedures thus they will:
• Carry out duties with full regard to the organisation's Equalities and Diversities policies;
This post is subject to a check by Police Act Disclosure.
The ideal candidate will have a background in marketing/communications, journalism, advertising or related field. You should be IT literate with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook. The graduate should be comfortable using graphics/photo editing software and confident when using a range of social media platforms.
Candidates must be self-motivated with great attention to detail and have the ability and a passion for writing copy of a high standard. Highly organised, you will possess a strong attention to detail, be able to effectively time manage and prioritise when working on multiple projects at once. The enthusiastic postholder should present a professional and mature but flexible attitude. You should be a strong team player, a quick learner and possess great interpersonal skills.
Previous experience of marketing communications and/or working within a charity would be beneficial.
Closing date for applications 25 January 2016, 12 noon.
Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the Adopt an Intern online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by 12 noon on the closing date. State a. your availability and b. relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job spec. We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.
Please confirm your eligibility to work in the UK.