Aylesford, Kent
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£25,000 - £28,000 gross per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Job title: Public Affairs and Campaigns Officer, North

Region: North

Based in Manchester, although travel across the region is expected.

(Alternative office locations may be available, including Newcastle, Liverpool, and Leeds, alongside home working)

Directorate: Public Affairs and Public Policy

Contract: Permanent, Full-Time – 35 hours per week

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 gross per annum

 

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 to hear from you ….

 

The Role

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 TRBL’s North region, you will establish a visible and vocal campaigning presence at community and local authority level across the North 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.

You will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of local government and community activism and be familiar with both traditional and digital campaigning techniques. You will be a strong team player, have a proven track record of delivering campaign outcomes, have excellent communication skills, and be a self-starter who is confident working remotely.

 

Please note this role is based in Manchester although travel across the region is expected and alternative office locations may be available including Newcastle, Liverpool, and Leeds.

 

The role is primarily office based, however due to COVID 19 the team are currently working from home.  This role would likely begin remotely and then follow government and organisational guidelines on returning to the office.

 

How to Apply

Please apply by clicking ‘Apply online’.

 

Closing date for this role is: Thursday 22nd April 2021.

 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and submit your application form as soon as possible.

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We help members of the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force, veterans and their families all year round. We also campaign to improve their... Read more

Posted on: 08 April 2021
Closing date: 22 April 2021
Tags: Campaigning, Policy/Research
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