Comms Support

Healthwatch Brighton and Hove

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As a marketing lead, you will take on our social media. Providing creativity and inspiration, writing posts, doing interviews, taking and designing images. Helping to shape how we communicate what we do to the people of Brighton and Hove.

  • Create new and engaging social media posts to regularly promote our activities.
  • Interview people involved in health and social care.
  • Write content including blogs and interviews.
  • Devise new ways to engage our local community
  • Research for promotional ideas and potential news items.


You should have:

  • Experience of using social media (Twitter, Facebook).
  • Experience of using MS office including Publisher and Word.
  • Ability to write short informational pieces, ideally with a personal perspective.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Good organisational skills.

Not essential, but helpful:

  • Using Wordpress or similar CMS systems.
  • Ability to be creative, with an eye for detail.
  • Experience of working with Photoshop or similar graphic software.


  • The chance to improve health and social care services in your local community, whilst earning valuable practical experience in this sector.
  • Full training given as well as well as regular opportunities for further training.
  • A reference after six months of service.

Practical Considerations

For some of the tasks you will need to work from our offices in central Brighton, near the main station. The nature of the role means that some of the work could be done remotely.

There is no requirement for a DBS check for this role.

When do I need to be available?

Details We ask that you commit to 6 months of volunteering - days/time can be flexible.
Morning Afternoon Evening

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
    Full out-of-pocket expenses paid
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
    Full training provided
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
    Public liability and professional indemnity covered
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Support on Offer
    Regular opportunities for support from the Healthwatch team and other volunteers, in group and one-to-one settings.
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training
    Regular opportunities for relevant training.