SSAFA – Case Study, Research and Content Development Officer


Up to £28,000 per annum

37.5 per week (plus out of hours cover) 

SSAFA Central Office 

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time Case Study, Research and Content Development Officer (12-month contract) to join the PR and Public Affairs Team at SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, starting from July 2021.

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, supports the person behind the uniform; any time they need us, in any way they need us, for as long as they need us. In 2019 SSAFA helped more than 85,000 people from the Forces family to get back on their feet; those currently serving, reserves, veterans and their families. Support is there for people at any stage in their military career; from the youngest recruit to the oldest veteran – no one’s service is ever forgotten. We give hope, help and personal support for as long as it takes to get that person’s life back to where they want it to be.

About the role

We are looking for a proactive self-starter to support and facilitate the development of exciting and innovative content, particularly Case Studies which will be seeded across PR and wider marketing / digital channels.

Supporting the Case Study, Research and Content Development Manager in coordinating the Research portfolio across the organisation and the military sector as a whole.

Central to the role is relationship management; the successful candidate will successfully build contacts throughout SSAFA, including our volunteer network, as well as other charitable organisations across a variety of sectors.

About you

To carry out this role successfully you will have:

  • Degree or equivalent
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong ability to build relationships and talk openly across the organisation including beneficiaries, volunteers and fundraisers.

SSAFA is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

No agencies please. Any unsolicited submissions from agencies will be accepted as a direct application from the candidate and no fees will be payable. 

For further information  

If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact Alice Farrow on 020 7463 9320 for an informal discussion.

To apply, visit SSAFA’s website

Closing date: Midnight on Wednesday 5 May.

Interviews: w/c 10 May

SSAFA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service.

If you wish to apply for any of our vacancies you will be asked to answer some screening questions before completing an application form and uploading your CV.  Personal data to progress your application for employment is covered under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) Article 6 Section 1b and Article 9 2b and c. Your details will not be used for any other purpose or shared with a third party without your permission.  Data on unsuccessful candidates will be retained for one year from the vacancy being filled. If you take up employment with us, your information will be held for the duration of your employment plus six full calendar years. Further details are contained in SSAFA’s Privacy Statement at


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