ABF The Soldier’s Charity – Briefing Liaison Officer (BLO) South West


Contract type: Initial Two Year Fixed Term Contract

Application Closure Date: 12 March

Salary: Competitive

The Soldiers’ Charity is now recruiting for the role of Briefing Liaison Officer (BLO), South West, a similar post to seven other positions located throughout the United Kingdom. Ideally, the successful candidate will be able to start in late April, for an initial 2 year fixed term contract. The role encompasses, briefing a wide range of audiences both military and civilian on the work of the Charity, provision of fundraising support to the Regional Office and Events, establishing and maintaining key relationships with Army units both Regular and Reserve, and continual development of our volunteer fundraising.

The post requires the individual to operate comfortably within both the military and civilian communities using their well developed communication skills. For this post candidates should have recent military experience in commissioned or non-commissioned rank, in either the Regular or Reserve Forces, and have a wide range of current service contacts; possess strong interpersonal skills, be well organised and have an easy yet confident manner to be able to establish and maintain successful relationships with all ranks and a wide range of volunteers. You will be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a regional team whilst applying your persuasive, engaging character and project management strengths. Connectivity into local political, administrative, public and private organisations is desirable for this role.

The role will be based primarily out of our office in Bulford, but will require extensive travel throughout the South West. A full, clean driving licence is essential with the requirement to drive a charity van for the use of transporting event and fundraising equipment.

For more information on the wider role for this post please open the attached job description. If you feel you have the relevant experience and skill set for this role please send your current CV and strong supporting statement to Tina Reading, HR Manager – treading@soldierscharity.org. For an informal chat please contact Peter Bates, Regional Director South West on 01980 673459 or pbates@soldierscharity.org

Contract: Initial Two Year Fixed Term Contract

Closing date: 12 March

Interview date: 21 March

Salary: Competitive

Download job specification here.

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