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Reference: 73084

Date Added: 14 October 2019
Closing Date: 28 October 2019

Job Title: Public Affairs and Campaigns Officer

Working For: The Royal British Legion

Location: London

Salary: £33,920.38 (£25,468.38 plus £4,452 London Weighting plus £4,000 Market Supplement)

Job Details

Directorate: Director General
Contract: Permanent, Full Time – 35 hours per week

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. You will help shape and carry out the Legion’s public affairs and campaigning activities at the national level, monitoring parliamentary developments and identifying opportunities to influence in order to secure positive policy change for the Armed Forces community. In collaboration with colleagues, you will also organise the Legion’s political engagement events and aid in the development and maintenance of the team’s network of campaign supporters.

You will be able to demonstrate a good understanding of Westminster politics and processes and be familiar with both traditional and digital campaigning techniques. You will be a strong team player, highly organised, and have previous experience of delivering high quality events and campaign support. You will additionally have excellent communication and IT skills and possess impeccable attention to detail.

Please note this role is based at our Head Office, which is located at 199 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1A

Closing Date: 28 October 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held in London on Thursday 7th November 2019.

Application Details

To apply for this role, please visit The Royal British Legion's Careers Page.

Applicants will be required to complete the application form and submit a cover letter and CV.

Website: https://www.britishlegion.org.uk/

Additional Notes