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Come and join our Charity team!

We are currently recruiting a Communications & Charity Assistant initially for a fixed term of 12 months.

Job overview

Airedale Hospital & Community Charity (AHCC) is the dedicated charity of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. We support the staff, patients, and communities of Airedale across 700 square miles of West and North Yorkshire and East Lancashire. The Charity operates under the corporate trusteeship of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust with a Charitable Funds Committee (CFC) to manage day-to-day operations.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Charity for a communications & charity assistant with good general communications skills, events organisation experience, strong administrative skills and an interest in digital and social media. This is a fixed term post initially to March 2024.

The post of Communications & Charity Assistant provides internal and external Charity communications as well as PR and marketing support. You are an important link between the hospital charity and the local community. In collaboration with the wider Charity team, your focus will be to raise the Charity profile through promotion, marketing, and communications.

Main duties of the job

Reporting to the Head of Charity, the post holder will be responsible for a range of internal and external communications.

Your time will be spent supporting our proactive Charity to promote its presence and fundraising campaigns, raising the profile and telling the stories.

You will be able to write well and produce engaging content for our website, and across a range of social media.

Other duties will include writing copy for internal and external newsletters, writing press releases and creating visual communications.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to learn more about working in the busy and varied world of NHS communications.

Closing date 14 February 2023, interviews held 23 February 2023. For an informal chat about the post contact Jodie Hearnshaw, Head of Charity on 01535 294870.

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