Royal Air Forces Association – Branch Support Officer – Kent and East Sussex


Salary: £27,556(*)-£29,007pa (*) starting salary
Hours Of Work: Full Time
Location:  In agreement with Line Manager at an RAF Association premises

The Royal Air Forces Association is the charity that supports the RAF family. From an injured airman fighting to get back on his feet, to a child missing a parent working away from home, to a WWII veteran in need of companionship, the Association is here to help.

The Branch Support Officer (BSO) is the first point of contact for all branches and branch clubs and responsible for providing advice, guidance and support to branches throughout Kent and East Sussex. The BSO will assist branches to develop their skills and knowledge to meet their legislative, best practice and governance arrangements. This will include developing their understanding about their responsibilities for charity legislation, club licensing, club financial management, membership recruitment and retention. The BSO will also develop strong relationships between branches and RAF Units including University Air Squadrons, Reserve and uniformed youth organisations in their area.

Do you have previous and recent RAF service with experience of management and of ceremonial events? We are looking for an excellent communicator who is experienced at making good presentations mixing comfortably with people at all levels, is proactive and able to resolve issues independently.

Considerable travel throughout the region is required. A driving licence will be required for this position, you should be prepared to drive our branded vehicle and be fit to undertake light manual handling. You will also need to be flexible about your working hours as some evening and weekend working is required on occasions as this is when our branches are most active with their meetings and events.

If you are interested and would like further information please send an email to the HR Administrator at If you would like an informal chat about the post please contact Ken Clarke, Area Director on 0116 2688780 before applying for the position.

No Agencies or CVs please.

The closing date for all applications is 5pm on Sunday 5 March

Interviews will be held on Thursday 9 March in Horsham

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