Communications Assistant This is an exciting opportunity to join Richard House Children’s Hospice to help deliver inspiring communications across a range of programmes, to enable children and young people across east London to access the care they deserve. You will gain experience across a variety of projects and take part in a year-long training programme with other interns, supported by a mentor. We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic and friendly person with a keen interest in communications and the work of Richard House. You will need to be ambitious and interested in developing your fundraising and PR skills as well as general organisational experience. Alongside this interesting and varied role, you will take part in the Jack Petchey Internship Programme training and development opportunities throughout the year as part of a cohort of 25 interns from youth organisations across London and Essex, giving you the chance to develop your skills and build a network of contacts. We will provide support and bespoke training opportunities for you along the way. Applicants should be available to join us by 31st January 2022 at the latest in order to participate in the internship programme. The role will a mix of remote and hospice-based working. This role is paid at London Real Living Wage and thanks to a grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation. To apply, please visit our jobs portal. We are located within the London Borough of Newham – one of the most diverse regions in the UK. It is vital that our staff team represents the community in which we work. We welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, those who consider themselves to have a disability, and other minority groups. Richard House is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults. Successful candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.