Prospectus is delighted to be partnering with Association of Royal Navy Officers to recruit their new Communications Manager.
The Association of Royal Naval Officers (ARNO) is a Membership organisation for all Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service and their Maritime Reserve counterparts. The organisation provides a range of benefits and services for their members, including financial support to provide relevant lifelong support, including enhancing their quality of life.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering high quality communications, as well as planning and delivering a range of events. Day to day tasks will include drafting and editing ARNO's annual yearbook, bi-annual newsletter, fortnightly magazine, and other marketing materials. You will be responsible for managing the production of printed materials, as well as liaising with printers and designers and promoting their image amongst the serving and retired community. You will have the opportunity to organise social events for ARNO's members as well as coordinating and attending roadshows to recruit new members and raise awareness of the charity. In addition, you will have involvement in enhancing the membership package, along with managing the budget and dealing with enquiries from members and service partners.
To be considered for this role, it is essential to have significant experience within internal and external communications, accompanied with strong marketing and event management skills. Excellent written and verbal skills are required for this role, and you must be highly organised with the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. The placed candidate will have previous budgeting experience, with excellent Word and Excel skills. This role is ideally suited to someone with experience of working within a small team, ideally within a Membership organisation, and is someone who can build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. WordPress experience is desirable.
You will be required to travel to annual roadshows and events, and a full driving license will be required.
A full job description will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.
Please apply with a Word Document copy of your CV. Cover letters are not required at this stage.