East Lancashire Hospice

Marketing and Communications Team Leader

Post Title: Marketing and Communications Team Leader 

Responsible to: Income Generation Director

Type of contract: Permanent

Hours: 30 

Salary:  WTE  £28, 411         

 Pro rata: £22, 729

Closing date: When enough applicants have been received 

Interview date: To be confirmed 

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This post involves regular, direct unsupervised access to vulnerable adults and therefore is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

East Lancs Hospice

East Lancashire Hospice is a registered charity, founded in 1984. We support and care for patients with a life limiting illness, their families and others close to them. We provide this in a number of ways; at the hospice and in people’s own homes across our community of Blackburn, Darwen, Hyndburn and the Ribble Valley.

With approximately 120 employees and over 250 volunteers, our people are our biggest asset whom we value tremendously. Our services to the local community would not be possible without our motivated and caring workforce who always strive to deliver excellence in all that they do. The hospice is a unique and special place, kindness and compassion are qualities that run throughout the hospice and our people truly believe in what we do.

Marketing and Communications Team Leader

Due to a relocation, a vacancy has arisen within our vibrant Income Generation Team for a Marketing and Communication Team Leader.

If you like working in a busy office, working as a team where no two days are the same and meeting people who want to shout the name of the Hospice from the rooftops and really give you the inspiration to do the job, then this job has your name on it!

The Successful Candidate

We need you to be able to share the hospice message and tell our stories far and wide, using all or whichever method of media is relevant, so you should have the necessary skills to not only write a press release but capture the essence of the message you are sharing, use social media, upload to the website and measure the outcomes.

Links to press and media would be an advantage. 

What we offer

The role is 30 hours a week that can be flexible and agreed with department manager.
You will be part of a highly motivated Income Generation Team who are proud of the difference the hospice makes.

We have an excellent, collaborative working environment with a generous holiday allowance of 27 days + Bank Holidays with the option to buy additional days. You will have access to learning and development opportunities, ongoing training, and funded access to a private health scheme. There is also onsite parking and an onsite Café with reduced staff prices.

Aside from the terms and conditions detailed above, you will joining a very special and unique organisation, where people are at the heart of everything we do.


For further information relating to the job duties, please refer to the job description by clicking ‘Job Description’ below.

If you wish to apply for this post, please complete the online application form. Please make sure you read through the job description and outline your relevant skills and experience applicable to the job in the supporting information box, whilst detailing your career history in the relevant fields. 

You may also send your CV directly to Recruitment@Eastlancshospice.org.uk stating which job you are interested in, along with the supporting information outlining your relevant skills and experience applicable to the job.

Please note that references will not be contacted at this stage, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

All enquiries and further information regarding the above can be obtained from the recruiting manager.

Name: Sharon Crymble

Email: Sharon.crymble@eastlancshospice.org.uk

Telephone: 01254 965876 for an informal disucssion

Application forms and job descriptions are available to download from our website: www.­eastla­nc­shos­pice.­org.­uk  

Alternatively, these documents can be obtained from the Recruitment team on: 01254 965833

Application forms and job descriptions are available to download below.

Alternatively, these documents can be obtained from the Recruitment Department on: 01254 965833