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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 collaboration with Area Managers and other colleagues in the Legion’s South region, you will establish a visible and vocal campaigning presence at community and local authority level across the South 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.

Office locations available are Brighton, Southampton, Swindon or Plymouth.

To Apply

Please click on the Apply button below to visit our website to download the Job Description and apply online. When applying please clearly state that you saw the role through the PubAffairs network.

Closing date for this role is 19th February 2019.

Interviews will be held on Monday 4th March 2019 in our Brighton office. 

Apply online

  • Fill out the short form below and upload your CV.

Closing date

The closing date for applications for this post is 11:59pm on Tuesday 19th February 2019