Irish Hospice Foundation: Advocacy Campaign Manager

Irish Hospice Foundation

Advocacy Campaign Manager

Are you a passionate individual who can influence others? Can you argue your case? Does the idea of influencing the services, supports and help that people get at end-of-life interest you?
If so, this may be the job for you.

Every day in Ireland, 80 people die and 800 of us are newly-bereaved. Our vision at Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) is an Ireland where people experience dying, death and bereavement with the care and support they need. As part of our new five-year strategy, we want to significantly increase awareness of the work that IHF does and in particular develop our advocacy agenda. We aim to deepen the conversations in Irish society about death, dying and bereavement.

To help deliver the strategy, we are recruiting a new Advocacy Campaign Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing IHF’s advocacy agenda in line with our mission, vision and strategy. Reporting to the Head of Marketing & Communications the role is part of the overall marketing and communications team (5 others) as well as providing support and giving voice to the other areas of the business for advocacy and policy change. This is an exciting role requiring programme management as well as strong communications skills.

Job specification

To lead and support the CEO/Head of Marketing & Communications in the development and delivery of the advocacy strategy for IHF.

The successful candidate will oversee the advancement of IHF’s policy and advocacy positions on a range of issues relating to dying, death and bereavement. You will work with public representatives, health and social care services and civic organisations where there are links to joint advocacy and/or public engagement initiatives.

Please see job description attached below.


Salary details are available on application. Please forward your CV (max 2 pages) with a brief covering letter to by close of business on  Wednesday 29th January 2021.

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
7th Jan, 2021
Dublin 2
Expiry Date
29th Jan, 2021