Paintings in Hospitals has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and skilled Communications Assistant to join our charity team.

  • London
  • £21,000 to £24,000 pro rata
  • 18 hours per week
  • Fixed term (12 months)

About the role:

The Communications Assistant will play an important role in developing external relationships and boosting the public profile of Paintings in Hospitals. The post-holder will ensure regular communications of our charitable work to stakeholders and the general public via e-newsletters, our website, and social media. Working with the Communications and Development Manager, the Communications Assistant will identify ways of connecting with our key audiences and create a range of engaging content.

About us:

Paintings in Hospitals is the UK’s leading arts for health organisation. Founded in 1959, our charity uses visual arts to transform care spaces and improve wellbeing for patients and care workers. We are partnered with 180 care organisations across the UK, lending our artworks and facilitating creative workshops. The Paintings in Hospitals collection holds over 3,700 artworks, including pieces Bridget Riley, Antony Gormley, Maggi Hambling, Yinka Shonibare, Helen Chadwick, Anish Kapoor, Elizabeth Blackadder, Josef Albers, Anni Albers, Gillian Ayres, Ben Rivers, Catherine Yass, Alexander Calder, Dame Elisabeth Frink, Ian Davenport and many more. In 2020 Paintings in Hospitals partnered with Google Arts & Culture and artist Tom Croft for Healthcare Heroes, an exhibition of #PortraitsforNHSHeroes. The charity has previously partnered with the National Gallery, V&A, Arts Council Collection, Wallace Collection, and Hayward Gallery. Paintings in Hospitals is a Registered Charity (1065963).

How to apply:

To apply for this role, send your CV with a cover letter (max. 1,500 words) detailing how you meet the person specification criteria as outlined in the job description.

A full copy of the job description can be downloaded below:

Please send your CV and cover letter to: [email protected] (subject: Communications Assistant)

Application deadline: 6pm, Sunday 13th June 2021

Interview date: Monday 5th July 2021