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What we are looking for

  • We are looking to appoint a trustee with relevant experience to coordinate our communications, webspace development, social media activity and develop a strategy that ensures the charity reaches the right audiences with the right messages.

Main  Responsibilities

  • To ensure that opportunities to promote the Friends charity, its retail offerings – The Friends of the RUH Shop in the Atrium and the Café @ B18 and our wide range of volunteering activities within the RUH are maximised

  • To actively contribute to existing communications channels within the RUH by building relationships and sharing regular content/stories with the hospital’s Communications Team.

  • To provide the Board of Trustees and staff with updates on communication including reporting on coverage and reach on a monthly basis

Key Skills We Are Looking For

  • A full range of communications, people and management skills

  • Excellent written and presentational skills with a track record of producing high quality, inspiring and compelling content across a range of digital channels

  • Ability to develop and/or execute social media campaigns

  • Good webspace development and management skills

  • Understanding and acceptance of legal duties, responsibilities and liabilities of trusteeship


  • The Board meets every other month and meetings  last 1-2 hours,

  • We anticipate this will take up to 6 hours a month, not necessarily all at once.

  • We would require the person who is applying to commit to a term of at least three years  in order to shape this new role.

  • All trustees and volunteers are required to provide references, personal information for DBS and occupational health clearance before starting.

About the Friends of the RUH

  • The League of Friends of the RUH is a long established independent charity working in partnership with the Royal United Hospitals Foundation Trust to provide amenities and support services for patients of the hospital.

  • We operate the Friends of the RUH Shop in the Atrium and the very popular Café @ B18.

  • We have a volunteer workforce of over 150 and we are working with the Trust to greatly increase this number over the coming months.

If you are interested in applying, please send your cv and covering letter to  If you have any questions or require further information, please use the same email address.

Closing Date: 31 July 2023

Communications and Marketing Trustee




6 hours a month

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Close Date:

Monday, 31 July 2023

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