Communications Officer

Reference ID: Communications Officer

Closing date: 22/03/2023


Salary: Band 4


30 hours per week permanent contract

Salary will be on Agenda for Change Band 4 (£23,949 to £26,282 pro rata)

Foyle Hospice is seeking to appoint an ambitious professional to assist with the organisation’s Public Relations and Communications.  They will primarily focus on raising the profile of Foyle Hospice’s services and organisational branding, as well as ensuring positive engagement with stakeholders including patients, families, volunteers, donors and staff. The successful candidate will contribute to the long-term growth, success and sustainability in line with our mission, vision and core values.  They will deliver a range of communications and development activities with an emphasis on promoting and publicising the work of Foyle Hospice, highlighting the work that we do, outlining opportunities for involvement and helping to maximise potential income streams.


The successful candidate will have a degree in a relevant discipline or at least one years’ experience with clear evidence of a track record of achievements in communication including copy writing and editing and  one years’ experience in either media, PR and marketing, journalism corporate communications or related fields.  A working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages and social media platforms is also essential.


This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptionally enthusiastic and driven professional.  If you would like to become part of an established organisation and have the ambition to make a real difference within an evolving and progressive environment, please request an application pack.


The successful post-holder will also enjoy a range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement and contributory pension scheme.

How to Apply

Download an application form here 

Download the job description here 

Download the personal specification here 

If you are interested in this position, please request an application pack by contacting:

 Mrs Patricia Ferguson

HR Administrator

Foyle Hospice

61 Culmore Road


BT48 8JE

Telephone 028 71351010

Alternatively, you can request via email to:

You may also download an application pack from our website www.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 4pm on Wednesday 22nd March 2023 and must include the following:

Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Late applications will not be accepted.


Interviews will be held on Monday 3rd of April 2023.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer



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