Charity Projects and Communications Manager
Prospectus is delighted to be supporting Greenwich Hospital to recruit their Charity Projects and Communications Manager.
Greenwich Hospital is a unique Crown Royal Navy Charity founded by the Royal Charter of William and Mary in 1694, to support serving and retired, wounded and needy Royal Navy personnel and their widows and to educate their children. Today the charity supports serving and retired personnel of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines and their families through projects which include benevolence, annuities, education, housing, financial resilience, health and well-being, and much more. In 2016-2017, Greenwich Hospital disbursed some £7.5 million through more than 50 separate projects which have assisted some 100,000 Naval Service beneficiaries. Greenwich Hospital especially promotes initiatives which enrich, inform and transform the lives of serving RN personnel, helping to set them on a secure and stable path for the future throughout both their service and subsequent civilian careers.
Reporting to the Charity Director, the overall purpose of this role is promote and deliver the Hospital's charitable support, and communications. You will be responsible for key areas that fit within the charity division such as identifying and developing new and existing projects, managing and delivering the communications strategy including writing articles and publications, and managing the bursary applications and assessment process. In addition you will have the opportunity to develop and manage key stakeholder relationships.
To be considered for this role, it is essential to have experience of developing and managing projects ideally relating to a charitable cause either professionally, or personally. You will have varied skills and experience that can be transferred into project-related work, processing and assessing bursaries and applications, as well as managing budgets. This is an exciting opportunity for you to expand upon your skills and experience within the role, as well as having the opportunity to embed yourself within the organisation, through learning and development. The successful candidate must also have exceptional written communication skills with the ability to write engaging content.
Please note that you will be required to have flexibility to travel across the UK, with very occasional overnight stays.
A full job description will be provided to candidates short-listed by Prospectus.
Please apply with a Word Document copy of your CV. Cover letters are not required at this stage.