London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£30,265 - £32,477 per year, including London Weighting
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Job Title: Remembrance Officer

Region: Haig House, London (hybrid working)

Directorate: Marketing and Remembrance

Contract: Permanent, Full Time, 35 hours per week

Salary: £30,265 to £32,477 per annum, including London Weighting


The Role

At the Royal British Legion, we believe in building on potential. As a Remembrance Officer, your ability to work with the Remembrance team to ensure the successful delivery of Remembrance in the 21st century could have a real impact on people’s lives.

At its heart, RBL is a people organisation. People who want to do the very best for others, while at the same time making the most of the opportunities and experiences we offer them.

We are the country’s largest Armed Forces charity, with 210,000 members, 50,000 volunteers and a network of partners and charities; helping us give support wherever and whenever it’s needed.

As a Remembrance Officer, you will be responsible for delivering our Heartland audiences programme of work; to develop and deliver broad, sustainable support of Remembrance in the local community that enables membership and individuals to aspire and deliver events at the same level as we provide nationally.

If successful, the main duties of your role will be:

  • Engage and build relationships with the Membership team, branches and members, ensuring they are briefed on the Remembrance theme and aware of all Remembrance resources available. 
  • Feedback on additional requirements or improvements to materials.
  • To create and develop new engagement materials.
  • Develop a plan of work and provide regular updates on deliverables and flag any issues.
  • Working with RBL teams to build scalable models of Remembrance engagement in local communities.

This role will involve hybrid working, travelling on some days (minimum of 2 per week) to our Head Office which is located at Haig House, 199 Borough High Street, London SE1 1AA, and working from home on other days.

About the Royal British Legion – Careers in Marketing and Remembrance

Across the country, in every city and on every street, the RBL is there to support our Armed Forces community.

Our Marketing and Remembrance teams ensure that the RBL’s key messages are delivered and understood by people across the nation. Not just by those we are here to support, but by everyone in this country who owe a debt of gratitude to all who have served. It's this mission, this scale, this challenge and the values we all live by, that makes the Legion such a fulfilling place to thrive.

Whether it’s through our Brand, press and television coverage, or integrated digital campaigns, as a member of our Marketing and Remembrance teams, you’d help ensure the unique contribution of the Armed Forces community is never forgotten. While inspiring people to engage with the Legion and make an impact for good.

This team is made up of people with a broad range of skills from an even broader range of sectors. If you were to join, together you’d implement the brand and marketing strategy, and deliver events like the Festival of Remembrance.

So, whatever your talents and expertise, if you want to give your days meaning. To put your passion into a role with real impact. To support people and be supported yourself. In an inclusive team that faces every challenge together. We think you’ll find a role here that works for you.

Diversity Statement

We believe that the compassion, understanding, and service we show each and every individual should be reflected in the way we all support, respect, and include every individual who works with us. We want everyone involved in our work or receiving our services, to feel proud to contribute to or be part of a diverse and inclusive organisation.

We recognise that we still have a long way to go to ensure that we make the RBL a truly great and inclusive organisation to work for and be part of so we have set out our commitments to provide a clear path to deliver this ambition. We will keep listening, learning, and sharing our progress and impact.

How to Apply

Please click ‘Apply Online’

Closing date for this role is: Tuesday 19th July 2022

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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Posted on: 28 June 2022
Closed date: 19 July 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Communications, PR, Marketing

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