We are looking for an enthusiastic and commercially-minded professional with previous experience of event management, event administration or paid/voluntary fundraising, to work in partnership with and provide support for the GBP 1M London Poppy Day fundraising event to be held on 2nd November 2017.
The ideal candidate will have proven experience of managing or co-ordinating large scale events, be highly motivated with excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, and have a keen eye for detail. You will be working directly with the event coordinator and with Poppy Appeal staff, volunteers and key stakeholders, to bring together the largest fundraising event in the Poppy Appeal calendar.
It will be important that you are adaptable in your approach, able to work under pressure in a busy and fast paced environment, and have the flexibility to work some evenings and weekends when necessary.
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The closing date for this role is 6th August 2017.
Interviews will be held on 15th August 2017.
Start date will be on 21st August 2017.
Preferential treatment will be given to Legion employees identified as at risk of redundancy.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and commercially-minded professional with previous experience of paid or voluntary fundraising and business development, to work in partnership with and support local staff and dedicated front-line volunteers, to raise the profile of the Poppy Appeal and to maximise income generated in this geographical region.
The position is home based and the successful applicant will be expected to live within the geographic area covered.
Highly motivated and with excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, you'll be experienced in building effective relationships and developing commercial opportunities with key corporate and community stakeholders. You will have proven experience of working closely with volunteers, be able to recruit, develop and motivate them as well as experience in recruiting the support of and developing relationships with local businesses using your influential yet collaborative style.
Knowledge of the Armed Forces would be an advantage, but it is essential that you have a full driving licence with access to a car and that you are adaptable in your approach, with the flexibility to work some evenings and weekends when necessary.
A full driving licence and use of a car is essential for this role.
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The closing date for this role is the 8th of August 2017.
Interviews will take place in Birmingham week commencing the 14th of August.
We are looking to recruit an Independent Living Adviser to be part of a community-based team, to provide advice, support and advocacy, to beneficiaries living with long term illness, continuing care or disabilities, or caring for someone with these conditions.
The Independent Living Adviser will manage a caseload, providing person-centred advice, guidance and support, across a range of areas, including: Direct Payments, Personal Budgets, Individual Budgets, Disability Advocacy, Personal Health Budgets, Disabled Facilities Grants, available Aids and Minor Adaptations. The Adviser will also prepare and present cases to the appropriate statutory bodies and social care/health panels.
The ideal candidate will have experience of working in an Independent Living Advisory capacity; have a good understanding of the current UK Social Care system and of advocacy work and experience working with older people, carers and people with disabilities.
You will be based at home or in one of our local offices (Cardiff), with regular travel throughout the South Wales area for meetings, carrying out appointments and attending training. Other travel across Wales and the Midlands Region will be required.
This role is part time working 21 hours per week and fixed-term for 12 months.
Closing date for applications is the 31st of July 2017.
Interviews will take place on the 8th of August in Cardiff.
Following the expansion of our Independent Living Advice Service, we are looking to recruit an Independent Living Adviser to be part of a community-based team, to provide advice, support and advocacy, to beneficiaries living with long term illness, continuing care or disabilities, or caring for someone with these conditions.
The Independent Living Adviser will manage a caseload, providing person-centred advice, guidance and support, across a range of areas, including; Direct Payments, Personal Budgets, Individual Budgets, Disability Advocacy, Personal Health Budgets, Disabled Facilities Grants, available Aids and Minor Adaptations. The Adviser will also prepare and present cases to the appropriate statutory bodies and social care/health panels.
You will be based at home or in one of our local offices (Leeds or Newcastle), with regular travel throughout the Northern region for meetings, carrying out appointments and attending training.
This role is fixed-term until December 2017
The closing date for applications is the 6th of August 2017.
An exciting opportunity for an experienced public relations officer to join The Royal British Legion's national media team has become available.
You will be joining us at our busiest time of year to help run PR operations for one of the UK's largest charity campaigns, the Poppy Appeal, and for the Remembrance period. However the work of the PR team extends year round including delivering creative campaigns to tell the stories of people we help, driving awareness of our political campaigning activity, managing relationships with our high profile supporters, and engaging media at national commemorative events.
The successful candidate will have a relevant degree or equivalent work experience, and will have experience of media relations, public relations or journalism within a high-profile national organisation. You will have experience in developing and delivering PR plans and campaigns, and will have worked with journalists at the national or regional level in securing significant media coverage.
You will be able to demonstrate the ability to engage and interest journalists, to draw up creative media plans, to communicate with a range of audiences and to manage events. You will also be able to manage a heavy workload with flexibility and have a positive approach to problem solving.
In return we offer excellent career progression including in-house and industry training, the opportunity to create and manage PR campaigns from start to finish and coaching from senior members of the department.
The Legion is the nation's largest Armed Forces charity providing support and advice to all those currently serving in the British Armed Forces, veterans and their families. As the national custodian of Remembrance the Legion also holds a lead role in the nation's commemorative activity.
Closing date for applications is 30th July 2017.
The Royal British 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. Although best known for our Remembrance work and the iconic red poppy symbol, the Legion is also the largest welfare provider in the military charity sector, providing practical care, advice and assistance to serving personnel, veterans and their families. We have a long and proud campaigning history, having sought to further the interests, rights and welfare of the Armed Forces community since 1921, and we work tirelessly to safeguard the Armed Forces Covenant, which ensures that those who serve, have served and their families are not left disadvantaged by the unique nature of military life.
The Legion is seeking an enthusiastic and committed policy and research professional to join its successful Public Affairs and Public Policy team, in an exciting new role leading our research into social isolation and the Armed Forces community.
Working with colleagues from across the Legion, you will lead investigation and analysis of how the issues of social isolation, loneliness and connection affect veterans, serving personnel and their families and translate that research into practical recommendations for both the Legion and wider stakeholders.
You will be able to demonstrate experience of developing robust and evidence-based policy and research, working with and engaging stakeholder communities and experience of influencing public policy. You will have excellent communication, planning and organisational skills and be a strong team player.
This role is fixed-term until April 2018.
Closing date for applications is the 6th of August 2017.
The Royal British Legion is looking for a Commemorative Events Support Officer to join its Commemorative Events Team (CET).
The CET is responsible for national level, one off, large scale events to mark significant anniversaries or moments within the history of the Armed Forces. The CET work closely with external partners such as the Ministry of Defence and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport to plan and deliver events such as Victory over Japan Day 70 and Somme 100. Upcoming events the team will provide support to include: RAF100 and D Day 75.
The purpose of this role is to ensure that the Commemorative Events Lead is fully supported in all aspects of their work. You will be required to provide administrative support in the daily tasks generated within all related Legion event activity, in particular in respect of diary and meeting organisation, drafting correspondence and document management. In addition, you will also assist in the development of project proposals, event plans, organisation and activity reporting.
This role is fixed-term until December 2020.
Closing date for applications is the 4th of August 2017.
During 2017 The Royal British Legion's HR Department has undergone an exciting transformation. The HR and Organisational Development provision will support key stakeholders in achieving optimum productivity and performance of all of our employees including our valuable volunteers. This will enable HR to offer the highest levels of service to our staff in supporting our beneficiaries, in our role as the UK's national custodian of remembrance.
This is a fantastic time for you to join us and bring with you, your valued experience to supporting the Royal British Legion deliver their purpose to our Armed Forces Community. Our 5 year organisational strategy culminating in our centenary year in 2021 is driven by our recently launched new organisational values. This role provides a real opportunity to support and shape our culture working alongside our leaders and teams to develop both themselves and their functions.
Working with the Head of Organisational Development & Learning and your business areas you will facilitate, support and drive a development culture. You will achieve this through building strong and collaborative relationships throughout the organisation and by providing guidance, coaching opportunities and interventions that strengthen our organisational and people capabilities in order to deliver our purposed mission, purpose, values and strategic aims.
You will need to be a passionate, creative practitioner with experience in building successful relationships with a wide group of stakeholders. You will also need to demonstrate coaching at all levels, working on large projects, the ability to effectively influencing outcomes and a proven track record in Organisational development including designing, leading and delivering innovative, engaging and effective interventions.
To be considered for this role it is essential you possess a formal L&D, OD or Leadership / Management development qualification. The role is based in London with occasional national travel required.
Closing date for applications is the 3rd of August 2017
Interviews will be held week commencing 7th of August 2017.
An exciting opportunity for an experienced Social Media Manager to join The Royal British Legion's Digital Team has become available. The Legion is the nation's largest Armed Forces charity providing support and advice to all those currently serving in the British Armed Forces, veterans and their families. As the national custodian of Remembrance, the Legion also holds a lead role in the nation's commemorative activity.
You will be the first point of contact for managing and developing the Legion's social media presence. As well creating and curating content, listening and engaging with communities on our key channels, and using native and enterprise social media management tools to monitor, analyse and report on performance, you will lead on large cross-team projects and support the rollout of our social media strategy - so experience of managing multiple deadlines and priorities is a must.
We are looking for a forward thinking, creative individual with strong line management skills and in depth knowledge of social media, content and the latest sector trends and developments. The successful candidate will have experience of working in a busy digital team and will be confident influencing and educating a range of stakeholders on effective social media content and good practice.
The closing date for applications is Monday 31st July 2017.
This exciting and dynamic role will coordinate Legion activities in the Republic of Ireland, delivering advice, information, grant-giving and support to our beneficiaries.
Acting as the public face of the Legion, the role requires good knowledge of statutory welfare provision within the Republic of Ireland.
You will also assist with the organisation and coordination of main Services of Remembrance for the Republic of Ireland, every year, in July and November and represent TRBL at other Remembrance events as required.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate good knowledge and understanding of the Republic of Ireland welfare provision, excellent customer service, relationship building, communication, planning, organisation, administration and IT skills, together with a proven ability to work under their own initiative and problem solve.
While most of the role will be undertaken during normal office hours, occasional evening and weekend work will be necessary. The role will involve routine travel within the Republic of Ireland, plus occasional travel to Belfast and London Offices as required. Experience of working with volunteers and knowledge of the UK Armed Forces is desirable.
The closing date for applications is the 6th of August 2017.
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