Combat Stress – Senior Digital Campaign Officer


Based at our Head Office in Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 0BX

Status:         Permanent

Salary:         Band 6, £37,052, per annum, dependent on experience, plus 5% Outer London Fringe Allowance

Hours:         Full-time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 09:00 – 16:30

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our successful challenge and community fundraising team.  You’ll be working closely with both the Digital and Challenge & Community teams to implement and maintain comprehensive digital strategies for our challenge & Community events that encompasses all areas of our digital communications to achieve fundraising goals.

About Us:

Combat Stress is the UK’s leading mental health charity for veterans. For over a century we’ve been helping former servicemen and women deal with issues like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression. Today we provide specialist treatment and support for veterans from every service and conflict, focusing on those with complex mental health issues related to their military service. We provide a range of community, outpatient and residential mental health services to veterans with complex mental health problems. We provide services in-person, and via phone and online.

About the role:

You will work closely with both the Challenge and Community Events and Digital teams to implement and help develop and oversee a new digital marketing strategy, crucial to enable the Challenge & Community team to maximise participation and income whilst ensuring supporters have the best experience possible when taking part in any event for Combat Stress.

You will be developing and enhancing our digital programmes, creative development and optimising campaigns and social journeys.  You’ll manage thorough market research and identify target audiences in order to create data-driven campaigns and be able to identify and optimise digital plans and initiatives which will enable Combat Stress to meet both our long and short-term goals.

You will be working in a fast-paced environment which is fun and rewarding.  You’ll need to be able to prioritise a sometimes demanding and shifting workload, work well under pressure.

You must have previous experience working in a similar role with large income and expenditure budgets with a proven track record of successfully managing multiple digital campaigns from conception to execution.

This role is subject to a DBS check.

As a healthcare environment, and for the health and wellbeing of our staff, veterans and visitors, we encourage everyone at Combat Stress especially professionals that are veteran facing  to take up the offer to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19

What we offer:

You will work within a reputable charity that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of our veterans, that has a fantastic cause and a committed follower base.


  •         27 days paid holiday plus bank holidays. After 5 years continuous service, this will increase to 30 days paid holiday plus bank holidays and after 10 years continuous service, this will increase to 33 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  •          Competitive stakeholder pension scheme – contributions matched up to 11% of salary
  •          Discount shopping vouchers
  •          Cycle to work scheme
  •          Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  •         Flexible working
  •         Access to Blue Light Card scheme
  •         Death in Service Scheme

Plus many more.

How to apply:

To apply, please upload a CV and covering letter on our recruitment portal here

For further information about the role please contact Kate McKeand, Head of Challenge & Community on

Job Description

Person Specification

Closing date:         19 May 2024

Interview date:         As and when applications come in

Please note, we reserve the right to close this advert early, should we receive a sufficient amount of applicants

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