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Marketing Manager, Helen & Douglas House

Helen & Douglas House
Post date
20 April 2018
Closing date
11 May 2018
Band 6 (£26,565 - £35,577) per year depending on experience
37.5 hours per week
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We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Manager promoting our amazing children’s hospice charity.

Please apply online by clicking or copying and pasting this link:

This is a new role within our small and friendly marketing team responsible for promoting this amazing children’s hospice charity to selected fundraising and supporter audiences. We are looking for a creative storyteller with great copywriting skills to work cross functionally across the organisation and also with families, volunteers and supporters to create compelling marketing content to promote our charity to selected audiences.

The work you do will have a make a real difference to the lives of terminally ill children so if you’re ready to explore your potential, Helen & Douglas House could be the place for you. Without a great team of staff and volunteers we could not provide the level of care and support that we do. If you are looking for a rewarding role in a friendly team and you have the skills and experience for this marketing role we want to hear from you.

You will be responsible for:

Creating emotional and compelling content from hospice volunteers, patients and family stories.
Liaising sensitively and diplomatically with staff, volunteers and families and manage information in line with regulations and guidelines.
Working with internal teams and stakeholders, as the copywriting specialist to manage marketing content for supporter audiences.
Planning, creating, publishing and evaluating Helen & Douglas House communications content for supporters, families and volunteers in line with the agreed communications calendar and the supporter journey.
Producing fundraising communication materials from creative brief by internal stakeholders to completion ensuring the Helen & Douglas House brand is represented in line with guidelines and meets the objectives set by the brief.

You will need:

Creative copywriting and storytelling expertise
Brand management or marketing communication experience
Excellent communication skills and confidence to liaise sensitively and diplomatically with hospice staff and patients.
A creative approach to producing compelling creating marketing content in line with brand guidelines including working with agencies and working with production schedules.
Experience and skills to plan, create, publish and evaluate marketing content to meet specific communication objectives.

The Charity

Helen & Douglas House, based in Oxford, is the world’s first children’s hospice. We care for terminally ill children and their families at our hospice and at home from Oxfordshire and the surrounding counties. It is a special place that feels like home, where families can make the most of their time together and create happy memories during their children’s short lives. As a charity we rely almost entirely on voluntary donations to support our work.

What Next?

Please complete the application process through Helen & Douglas House website. Unfortunately we cannot accept any CV’s by email or via other websites/job boards. If you would prefer to have an informal chat about the role before applying, please contact and we will sent up a mutually convenient time for you to speak to the hiring manager.

Closing date for applications is midnight on Friday 11th May, 2018.

Staff working for Helen & Douglas House is required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Helen & Douglas House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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