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Marketing Assistant

  • VO72271


Promoting the organisation and its resources to people living with pain, their families and carers and to health professionals, Provide information about Pain Concern’s resources to support people living with pain, Represent Pain Concern to the wider public and health professionals, Attend events and set up and take down material for each event, Record feedback.

Organisation aims and objectives

Pain Concern is a charity providing information and support to people with pain and those who care for them, whether family, friends or healthcare professionals. For over 7 million people in the UK living with persistent pain is a part of everyday life. Although there is usually no cure, people who receive the appropriate treatment, information and support can manage their condition effectively. We provide a quarterly magazine, Pain Matters, and that people can email subs@painconcern.org.uk, for a free trial subscription for a year.










4-6 hours/week


Experience required: Some marketing experience preferred, Excellent communication and presentation skills, A confident and friendly manner, Ability to work on own when necessary, and as part of a small team of volunteers, Some travel may be necessary.
Travel details: Pain Concern’s offices are located in the Safestore building near the Fort Kinnaird shopping centre. 62-66 Newcraighall Road Edinburgh, EH15 3HS. This opportunity involves travel to Glasgow or could be based there.
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: We pay travel to the office by the most cost effective means. Frequency is by agreement.
Taster available: Yes
Training details: The induction/training starts on the first day and is continuous.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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