John Hughes

Job Title: 
Director of Partnerships and Communities

John Hughes joined Community Integrated Care as Director of Partnerships and Communities in March 2020. In this role, he leads the development and promotion of the charity’s national corporate partnerships, including collaborations with major sporting, arts, cultural and academic institutions, as well as community and family engagement strategies.

John has a long-term association with our charity, having enjoyed a decade working within Community Integrated Care’s Marketing and Communications function between 2007 and 2017. His time at the charity was marked with leading honours from both the Chartered Institute of Marketing and PR.

He went on to hold the position of Director of Communications and Digital Engagement at Super League rugby league club, Widnes Vikings. He also operated his own freelance company, working with leading sporting, commercial and national healthcare organisations. He has collected the international Best Sponsorship Award at the Leaders Sports Awards, a HSJ Award and campaign honours from the Chartered Institute of Marketing for projects conceived and delivered during this spell.

John is a Chartered Marketer and Accredited PR Practitioner.