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Communications Officer

37.5 hours per week to be worked Monday to Friday (part-time hours considered for the right candidate)

£28,400 per annum pro rata

Could you be the hospice’s chief storyteller? Could you create compelling content which shows just how much hospice care means to local patients and families? Use your creative talents and your eye for a story to really make a difference.

We want to provide outstanding care and support to everyone in North Devon who is impacted by a life limiting illness. Together we can make this happen.  Everyone’s life is a story, and you can make sure that the ending matters.

You will motivate the community to support the cause by crafting stories about the impact of hospice care on local people. You will also highlight the services available to our community, enabling more people to receive the care they need.

A creative and experienced communicator or marketer, you will be able to generate engaging content for a variety of platforms. You will be responsible for spreading the word about the hospice via social media, in the press, through fundraising campaigns and many other channels.

Innovative thinking and excellent copywriting will be your forte, with the ability to create stories and campaigns for a digital world. You will relish forging relationships with a variety of people and being part of a fast-moving team.

The benefits of working for North Devon Hospice include:

  • An excellent working environment & beautiful outside areas
  • Flexible working & family friendly policies
  • Free on-site parking
  • Personal pension scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance increasing with service
  • Enhanced sickness entitlements
  • Free confidential employee assistance helpline
  • Health cashplan available

We are there for all the family, do you want to be there too?

This post is subject to a standard level check with the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

If you are interested in joining our team we would love to hear from you. Informal discussion welcomed, please contact Leo Cooper, Head of Marketing & Communications, on 01271 344248 or HR at

Closing date for completed applications is noon on Monday 4th July 2022.
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 19th July 2022.

To apply for this position, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to complete your application and we will be in touch!

It is important that the people who work for and with us, or access any of our services, can be themselves and are valued as unique individuals.  We welcome applications from all sections of the communities we serve, reflecting the uniqueness of each person, with the aim of continually improving our services.

We are a forces-friendly organisation and welcome applications from Veterans and Service spouses and partners.

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