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Communications Manager – Families

Demelza Hospice Care For Children
Post date
3 December 2021
Closing date
16 January 2022
Sittingbourne, Kent
£30,000 per annum
37 hpw (PT hours considered)
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We are looking for a Communications Lead to join Team Demelza in this new exciting role, taking the lead on communication with children, young people, their parents and carers and other family members to raise awareness about the services available and how these can be accessed.

You will be responsible for developing a communications plan to share relevant and timely information with families, creating a central resource of information for families, and working with the wider team to develop creative content to inform families about these services.

You will have a proven track record of working on an email marketing platform, and experience working in a marketing and/or communications role. You will have the ability to use and understand analytics data regarding audience use of communication channels, as well as excellent copywriting skills, attention to detail, use of the English language and grammar.

Excellent personable skills, with an ability to communicate with a wide range of different audiences is essential. Experience in a health, social care or education setting is desirable. Please note this role will involve travel across the Demelza region (Kent, SE London and East Sussex), and some remote working for a temporary period due to COVID-19.

Demelza provides specialist care and emotional support for children and young people with serious and terminal conditions and their loved ones, across Kent, East Sussex and South East London.

Every role at Demelza contributes and impacts on our ability to support each child, young person and their family achieve the best possible life, whatever their challenges.

Apply now to join #TeamDemelza and be part of our passion and dedication to be there when we are needed the most.

For an informal chat, please contact Tess Paton, Head of Communications, on 07824 436872.

Closing Date – Sunday 16th January 2022
Interview Date – Thursday 27th January 2022

For more information and to apply for this role, please visit our website –

Some of our vacancies receive high numbers of applications and we may close the vacancy early when we have reached a maximum number of applications. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible. Enhanced DBS Disclosure check may be undertaken dependant on role. Demelza is an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No 1039651. Demelza is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To see how we process your data, please visit our website and view our Recruitment Privacy Notice.

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