RAF Association – Communications and PR Manager – Part time – Job share (Leicester)


Hours: 18.75 hrs to be worked over 2½ days per week (negotiable)
Salary: *£32,540 – £34,250 pa pro rata (*£16,270 – £17, 125 actual)
Location: Leicester
Department: Marketing and Communications

The RAF Association is looking for a Communications and PR Manager (CPRM) to job share for 18.75 hours per week to be worked flexibly over 2 ½ days to be responsible for the Association’s external and internal communications and PR activity. Supported by a shared Communications Assistant, the CPRM will be responsible for managing the Association’s reputation, by maximising PR and media opportunities. The CPRM will also responsible for the Association’s central information hub and corporate-level information flow; ensuring that accurate, relevant and timely information is gathered/received and disseminated appropriately. The CPRM will ensure that the understanding of the Association’s activities is increased, its profile is raised and its reputation is protected.

The CPRM will also lead on the creation of beneficiary case studies; subject identification, interviewing, writing, imagery and consent management along with ensuring that access to information and case studies is properly regulated. They will plan, develop and implement national and regional PR campaigns in support of agreed communications objectives and in accordance with the Association’s annual marketing plan. This will include drafting speeches and presentations, as required by senior management, trustees, ambassadors and individual departments.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in PR, English or Journalism or equivalent experience, they will have a thorough understanding of media law, significant (at least five years’) experience in leading external communications strategy, planning and execution, with line management responsibilities and experience in leading internal communications activity.

If you are interested in the role, the RAF Association would love to hear from you. To apply for the position, please complete the application form, and send it to jobs@rafa.org.uk. For more information please call the HR team on 0116 268 8754. The full job description and job application form are available on the website: www.rafa.org.uk/job-vacancies.

No agencies or CVs please.

Closing date for receipt of all applications is Friday 6 April

First stage interviews will be held in Leicester on Friday 13 April

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