Communications Manager

  • 37 hours
  • £30,340 per annum
  • Taunton

We are looking for a talented, experienced Communications Manager who will support our team in delivering an effective communications strategy for St. Margaret’s Hospice. We are looking for someone who can manage, produce and deliver impactful communications to drive awareness, event participation and community engagement across a wide variety of media. This dynamic role, will require the successful candidate to build strong relationships both internal and external, travel across Somerset, work at pace, against challenging and competing deadlines to support the delivery of a compelling and effective communications programme.

We have ambitious plans to reach more people who need our specialist care by significantly increasing our charitable income in the next 5 years and this role is key to our success. If you are a self-starter with a strong communications background, have the ability to produce and deliver impactful and compelling messages to a high standard, have excellent communication skills both written and verbal and a passion for helping others, then this is the role for you.

In return we offer a rewarding role in a stimulating and positive working environment, the opportunity to develop new skills, and the satisfaction of supporting the St. Margaret’s team to help make each day count for individuals and families in Somerset.

For more information please contact Hollie Cashmore on 01823 365621 or email

Closing date: 5th October 2017

Interview date: 16th October 2017

Please click the links below to download a Job Description, Application Pack and Diversity Monitoring Form:

Job Description

Application Pack

Diversity Monitoring Form

Alternatively, please contact our 24 hour recruitment line on (01823) 365627 or e-mail:

Please return your completed Application Pack and Diversity Monitoring Form either to the email address above, or post to: HR Department, St. Margaret’s Hospice, Heron Drive, Bishop's Hull, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5HA.

Applicants are strongly advised to read the following documents before applying:

Guidlines for Applicants

Employee Handbook

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