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The RAF Benevolent Fund offers many opportunities to work, develop and thrive in a number of various specialisations with an overall aim to make the lives of both serving and former members of the RAF all the better in their time of need.

Information Compliance Officer

Community Engagement Worker

Business Development Manager


Location: London
Salary: Circa £45k plus benefits

Working in what is already a fully compliant GDPR compliant organisation, the Information Compliance Officer will ensure compliance with information law, as well as developing processes that promote efficient data handling whilst ensuring vital knowledge is captured and communicated.

Directly responsible for the surety of our information, particularly our sensitive data, the ICO will be empowered to act, introducing new policies, processes and behaviours.

See the job profile for this role. To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter outlining why you believe you would excel at this role, to Pete Thompson, HR Manager, RAF Benevolent Fund, 67 Portland Place, London W1B 1AR or email pete.thompson@rafbf.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is 5pm Monday 3 December 2018..

Community Engagement Worker x 4 posts

Location: Home-based in 4 locations – Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk & Suffolk
Salary: Circa £30k and competitive benefits

The Welfare Directorate is responsible for understanding and meeting the social welfare needs of those in the RAF Family, from those currently serving in the RAF and their families through to veterans of all ages. This is achieved through the delivery of a wide range of services, initiatives and programmes which last year helped over 55,000 individuals.

We are seeking four individuals to raise awareness of our welfare services amongst the RAF Family and wider community. These are home-based positions and will involve engagement with a variety of social welfare agencies, associations and groups to promote the Fund and help identify members of the RAF Family who may benefit from our assistance.

In addition, the post holder will be working to assist members of the RAF Family who have been identified as being lonely or isolated, to assist in overcoming barriers preventing these individuals from becoming more socially engaged in their local community; empowering and supporting these individuals to use existing community-based resources and facilities to enjoy more independent lives.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a social welfare role supporting individuals, and will have strong people and relationship-building skills, as well as empathy with or understanding of issues affecting the Armed Forces community. The role is home based, with travel around the county and occasional travel to London. Any successful candidate for this role will need to be DBS checked.

See the job profile for this role. To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter, not longer than three sides, detailing which location you are interested in, why you believe you are suitable for this role and how you meet the person specification to Pete Thompson, HR Manager, RAF Benevolent Fund, 67 Portland Place, London W1B 1AR or email pete.thompson@rafbf.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is 9am Monday 19 November 2018.

Please note interviews will take place on 26–28 November.

Please note that due to the high number of applications expected, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified.

Business Development Manager

Location: Central London
Salary: c. £42,000 plus benefits

We will be launching a centenary campaign in 2019 and have ambitious plans to grow fundraising income over the next three years and we need someone with the proven skills and experience to secure new business opportunities. Working across the fundraising partnerships team you will use your significant new business experience, gained in the corporate or third sector, to identify and win new strategic relationships for us.

The successful applicant will be a confident and adaptable communicator with a commercial approach who can spot opportunities and develop them into profitable relationships. Proven experience will be needed in:

  • Identifying and researching prospects in line with key areas of the partnership plan to develop and manage robust pipelines with high likelihood opportunities
  • Developing creative written proposals, presentations and verbal pitches
  • Building effective, collaborative relationships with stakeholders to deliver results
  • Working with and to a wide range of financial and non-financial KPIs

The role will manage the fundraising partnerships assistant and work to support new business development across trusts, corporates, events and major donors.

See the job profile for this role. To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to Pete Thompson, HR Manager, RAF Benevolent Fund at pete.thompson@rafbf.org.uk (020 7307 3431). Due to the high number of applications expected, only those longlisted will be notified.

The role is based in our central London office but works extensively with our Regional Directors, partnerships managers, communications teams and with the serving RAF. The role will involve some out of hours evening and weekend work.

Closing date for applications is 9am 10th September. Interviews, Wednesday 19 / Thursday 20 September.

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