SSAFA – Research and Content Development Officer


Up to £28,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week

SSAFA Central Office, EC3R 8AD

We are currently seeking a Research and Content Development Officer to join the Marketing and Communications team at the UK’s oldest national tri-service military charity. This is a new role based in the PR Team, which will work closely across SSAFA’s key service areas and volunteer network.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of PR, this role has two core functions:


You will be supporting the management of the existing portfolio of research and insight across the organisation and building up awareness of the research programmes across the Military Charity sector. As well as supporting on commissioning research, you will also assist the Head of PR in translating the research into meaningful public awareness opportunities and drive forward SSAFA’s research reputation across the military sector.

Content development

You will be ensuring the development of expert voice and driving forward the SSAFA brand, by creating exciting and innovative content that will be seeded across PR and wider marketing / digital channels. You will also be contributing to team creative planning sessions for delivery of integrated campaigns across the year.


To carry out this role successfully you will have:

• Degree or equivalent experience
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Experience working in a busy marketing or PR Team
• Strong ability to build relationships and talk openly across the organisation including beneficiaries, volunteers and fundraisers
• Experience of managing projects and/ or research programmes

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 Alice Farrow on 020 7463 9321 for an informal discussion.

To apply, visit SSAFA’s website.

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: Midnight on Sunday, 2 June.

Interviews: w/c 10th June

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

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