Vacancy – Marketing & Communications Officer

The charity is currently looking to recruit for the following position

Job title:                      Marketing & Communications Officer
Contract:                     Permanent
Hours:                         35 hours (the post holder will be expected to work flexibly and may occasionally be asked to undertake overnight stays and evening and weekend work)
Remuneration:         £25,488 pa plus attractive pension offer
Deadline:                   9am, Monday 10th February
Interviews:                 Monday 24th February

Are you a marketing & communications professional with a passion for digital, looking to make a real difference?

The role

Pharmacist Support – the pharmacy profession’s independent charity – is looking to recruit an experienced Marketing and Communications Officer with a passion for creating positive impact.

You will help the charity drive forward our new approach to marketing and communications by contributing to the development and implementation of an innovative and effective strategy that builds on existing relationships and engages with new audiences. You will work with the Marketing & Communications Manager, Senior Fundraising Officer and services team to support the development and implementation of marketing campaigns that maximise the impact and profile of our work and build awareness, our supporter base and raise income.

You will oversee and analyse online tools to measure and evaluate the charity’s marketing and communications activities and ensure high-quality, accurate data and messaging, including case studies, infographics and imagery.

As Communications and Marketing Officer you will provide support across the charity and work on a variety of projects, events and campaigns. In addition, you will also support internal communications to ensure staff and volunteer engagement.

What we’re looking for

We are seeking a creative individual with excellent written and verbal communications skills, experience across the full marketing and communications mix and with a track record in partnership working.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a similar marketing and communications role, be compassionate and fair and able to communicate effectively with a variety of people using a range of communications channels. A strong working knowledge of social media platforms, and an enthusiastic, positive and organised approach to work is essential.

About us

As a national charity Pharmacist Support provides free and confidential services to pharmacists and their families, former pharmacists and pharmacy students across GB. Support includes an information and enquiry service, stress helpline, wellbeing service, financial assistance, specialist advice in the areas of debt, benefits and employment law and addiction support. As a charity we listen, without judgement and encourage and empower people to create positive change. Each year we provide thousands of acts of support – we make good things happen.

How to apply

To apply for the above position, you must submit a completed application form (NB CVs will not be accepted).

We would be grateful if you could also complete the diversity monitoring form in order to ensure that our equal opportunities policy is adhered to.

Interviews will be held in Manchester on Monday 24th February 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by Monday 17th February 2020.  

To download an application form and job description click on the links below. To request a copy of these documents be posted to you email or call 0161 441 0812.

Applications can be sent via:

email to:

alternatively, by post to:

Pharmacist Support
5th Floor
196 Deansgate
Manchester  M3 3WF

  • To download the application guidance notesclick here
  • To download the job description and person specificationclick here
  • To download the application formclick here

* The Charity will not accept applications from agencies