Communications Officer (Grants)

  • Job Reference: Comms Officer
  • Date Posted: 5 June 2024
  • Employer: RNRMC
  • Website: http://www.rnrmc.org.uk
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £26,500 to £29,500
  • Sector: Charity, Marketing, Advertising & PR
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description

We are looking for an exceptional Communications Officer (Grants) to join our Marketing and Communications team, with a focus on raising awareness amongst stakeholders and beneficiaries of the support made available to our beneficiaries through our Grant Making and Commissioning work. Working closely with the Grants team, you will be responsible for researching, sourcing, and writing powerful human-interest stories and case studies, ensuring consistency with our brand and messaging, that bring the RNRMC’s funding programmes to life and that engender support and drive engagement.  

About the RNRMC 

RNRMC is the Navy’s principal charity which exists to support every sailor, marine and their families, for life. We do this by offering grants to and working with, other organisations to deliver programmes that meet the needs of our beneficiaries. We work hard, engaging with supporters to help raise awareness and funds to deliver the outcomes required for today and tomorrow.  

Experience and Background 

You will have previous experience within a communications, marketing, or PR role along with a good standard of education, excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with good attention to detail. You must possess strong story-telling skills with the ability to translate the complex and nuanced work of the RNRMC into clear and concise narratives that increase understanding of the charity. You will have excellent interpersonal and engagement skills, with a welcoming and collaborative approach to working with colleagues and the ability to maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You will be highly organised with the ability to prioritise and manage a busy workload, juggling consecutive projects and often conflicting deadlines.  

Please see the job description for full details on the duties and responsibilities.