Army Famililes Federation – Communications and Operations Director


The Army Families Federation has a vacancy for a Communications and Operations Director, based at their Central Office in Andover.

As the AFF communications expert the post holder will report into the Chief Executive and be accountable for developing and delivering the overall communications strategy and annual communications plan (internal and external). The post holder will also have overall responsibility for the central office operations, which includes health and safety, data protection/GDPR, IT, as well as the provision of efficient and timely administration support to the wider organisation.

This is a full-time role, working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

What we’re looking for

The successful applicant will have a proven track record in leading a team and possess strong organisation skills. As well as confident in presenting and public speaking, have excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience of working with the media. A clear understanding of the issues affecting Army families would be beneficial.

Much of your work will be cross-organisation, requiring effective teamwork skills and the ability to work on a number of projects at any one time.

A full list of the skills and experience we are looking for can be found in the Job Description.

AFF welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

For further information

Please visit to view the Job Description and download the AFF application form.

Any enquiries about the vacancy can be directed to Beth Simkin-Park (HR Manager) on 07517 002584 or at

Closing, interview and start dates

  • Applications should be submitted by 09:00, Monday 22nd October 2018. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by e-mail soon after.
  • Interviews will take place on Thursday 8th November at AFF Central Office in Headquarters Field Army (Andover).
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