SSAFA

SSAFA – PR Manager

***THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED***

  • Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
  • Location: London EC3R, with flexibility to work remotely
  • Closing: 27 March 2022 

Job Description

About the role

We are looking for an experienced PR Professional who will own the delivery of media campaigns which raise awareness of the services SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity provides for service personnel, veterans and their families as well as support key fundraising initiatives at both a regional and national level.

Central to the role is relationship management and stakeholder engagement. The successful candidate will already have strong, collaborative relationships with key national and regional media and will successfully build contacts throughout SSAFA, including our volunteer network, as well as other organisations across the military and wider- welfare charity sector.

While this role is based in our London office there will be the flexibility to work remotely.

About the Team

The PR and Public Affairs team is a small team with a varied and interesting remit incorporating media relations, reputation management, celebrity and political engagement, research, content and case study development.

We are looking for an innovative problem solver and exceptional self-starter who works well alone and as part of a team.

About SSAFA

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, has been providing lifelong support to our Forces and their families since 1885. In 2020, our teams of volunteers and employees helped more than 79,000 people in need, from Second World War veterans to young men and women who have served in more recent conflicts, and their families. SSAFA understands that behind every uniform is a person. And we are here for that person – any time they need us, in any way they need us, for as long as they need us.

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

Diversity and Inclusion at SSAFA

SSAFA exists to support a diverse range of beneficiaries within the armed forces community, and we believe diversity within our teams is key to ensuring we can deliver our services effectively. We thrive on differences and believe it is critical to our success as a worldwide charity. SSAFA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We therefore encourage applications from all genders, races, religions, ages and sexual orientations, as well as parents, veterans, people living with disabilities, and any other groups that could bring diverse perspectives to our business.

SSAFA is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service to ensure we, as an employer, safeguard those we serve.

Further information about the role

View the benefits that SSAFA has to offer here.

View the full job description here.

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

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

How to apply

Click here to find out more.

If you need any adjustments to support you with the application process, please contact recruitment@ssafa.org.uk

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday, 27 March 2022

Interviews: Week commencing 04 April 2022

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