Marketing Communications Officer

Full time (35 hours per week, including occasional evenings/weekends)

Flexible/part time hours considered

Hybrid/remote working options available

 £26,500 per annum  


Hello… it you we’re looking for?

If you’re a natural storyteller with fantastic communication skills and a desire to help us promote the amazing work of Willen Hospice then yes, it is you we’re looking for!

About the role

This exciting new role will suit an excellent copywriter and creative thinker who has the ability to develop great content that engages and influences. You will be passionate about planning, creating and delivering persuasive communications and confident working collaboratively across our organisation to identify opportunities for impactful and engaging content that will raise our profile and demonstrate the impact of our cause at a local, regional and national level.

You will effortlessly develop engaging case studies and campaigns that evoke real emotion and help simplify complex or sensitive subjects to inspire measurable outcomes. You will have a digital-first approach along with an understanding of different media channels and be able to adapt your content to maximum results.

About us

Set in the tranquil grounds of Willen Lake, Willen Hospice is the leading provider of specialist palliative care within the Milton Keynes area. We offer 24 hour / seven days a week palliative care to people who have advanced disease, caring for people in our Inpatient Unit which accommodates 15 patients and the local community. Our person centred care is delivered with compassion and respect for people’s wishes. We have an expanding Therapeutic & Wellbeing service offering Psychological Wellbeing, Social Care, Physiotherapy, Occupational and Complementary Therapy.

In return for your skills, we offer:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 35 days pro rata (inclusive of statutory and bank holidays)
  • Free onsite parking at the Hospice
  • Employer enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption and sick pay provision
  • Ongoing commitment to education and professional development
  • Blue Light Card discounts (with membership)
  • Excellent on-site catering facilities
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme

To apply, please use the ‘Apply Here’ button below 

Closing Date 26 March

Interview Date: 3 April

In a typical year...
our cost, per minute
phone calls to patients at home
fabulous volunteers
patients cared for at home
home visits
patients at the hospice
of cups of tea
counselling sessions
We can only provide the care we do thanks to the incredible generosity of our community, through their continued volunteering, fundraising and donations throughout the year. Your donation will enable us to continue providing care and support to those facing a life-limiting diagnosis, and to support their loved ones.