SSAFA – PR Officer


Up to £28,000 per annum 

37.5 hours per week  

SSAFA Central Office, EC3R 8HL

SSAFA is the UK’s oldest national tri-service military charity. We are currently seeking a full time PR Officer to join our growing team, reporting into the PR Manager.

About the role

We are looking for a proactive self-starter to work in a busy press office environment supporting the PR team in delivering SSAFA’s PR strategy, with a particular focus on raising our profile, improving understanding of our work and building relationships with key stakeholders both regionally and nationally.

The role will need to develop strong, collaborative relationships across the organisation, including with the volunteer network through branches, divisions and service committees. Successful applicants will build on their existing relationships with media and grow relationships within the third, military and social care sectors.

The PR team at SSAFA is responsible for driving a steady stream of positive content, ensuring that the press and general public are kept informed of our vital work. The team is made up of four PR professionals working closely alongside three additional team members who specialise in case studies, research and content and celebrity engagement.

The PR, Marketing and Digital teams work closely together to build and deliver integrated campaigns across a variety of audiences, including national and regional activity.


To carry out this role successfully you will have:

  • Degree or equivalent
  • Experience working in a busy press office or PR team
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

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


For further information

If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact Victoria Randall on 020 7463 9321 for an informal discussion.

To apply, visit SSAFA’s website indicating which role you would like to be considered for.

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

Closing date: 26 January 2020

Interviews: TBC [Please note that if you are invited to attend an interview you will be required to undertake an aptitude test as part of the selection process.]

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


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