***THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED***
Application closing date 14/02/2018
Location Somerset & Wiltshire
Salary£24,969.60 per annum
Package 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, Employee Assistance Helpline, Life Assurance. Voluntary Benefits: Childcare Vouchers, Group Pension Plan
Job category/type Public Affairs & Policy
About The Royal British Legion
The Legion is at the heart of a national network that supports our Armed Forces community through thick and thin – ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten. We’ve been here since 1921 and we’ll be here as long as they need us.
Our Values and Behaviours
Does the following describe you?
- A desire to provide a great customer service and support
- Enjoy and thrive in working in teams and with others
- Passionate about supporting the Armed Forces community and honouring their contribution
- Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop
- An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others
If so then we would like you hear from you ….
The Legion is seeking a talented, committed and enthusiastic public affairs and campaigns professional to join its highly effective Public Affairs and Public Policy team in a newly created role. In collaboration with Area Managers and other colleagues in the Legion’s South region, you will establish a visible and vocal campaigning presence at community and local authority level across the South of England, building relationships with key stakeholders and maximising our influence in this increasingly important area of decision-making. You will report on local policy developments and welfare trends, organise campaign events across the region, and help to establish a network of supporters locally who are willing to advocate on behalf of the Armed Forces community.