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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.

Head of Governance/Deputy Company Secretary

Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits

The Head of Governance plays a key role in ensuring that the Charity meets its responsibilities relating to good governance, accountability, and compliance. They provide support to our Board, our trustees, our staff, and our Senior Management Team on governance and decision making, contract management, internal audit, business planning, and policy development. The individual will be at the heart of ensuring that the Fund has efficient and effective working practices.

We are seeking a professional and highly credible individual who will possess excellent interpersonal communication and written communication skills and can act with authority and independence, providing a check and balance at all levels of the organisation.

The individual must demonstrate that they have experience in leading a Governance function, preferably within a charity environment and that they are able to provide expert advice on the Charity's legal and regulatory obligations and governance arrangements. The individual should be a self-starter with high levels of personal initiative, resilience, and drive.

The successful candidate will be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The post holder will be primarily based at our HQ, with suitable flexibility to work from home as agreed with the Director of Resources.

See the job profile for this role. To apply please send your CV and a covering letter clearly summarising your credentials and explaining why you believe you are suitable for this role to Pete Thompson, Head of HR, 67 Portland Place, London, W1B 1AR or by email to HRServices@rafbf.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 27 September 2021. Interviews will take place via Video Conferencing Platform shortly thereafter.

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

Direct Marketing Manager

Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits

This is a key position in the Fund's friendly and hardworking fundraising team in London. It involves raising significant support from individuals from cash and regular gifts. You will lead on the programme to attract new supporters to the cause and to provide engaging communications for our existing supporters. We will also give you opportunity to show your fundraising experience and flair in creating new ways to connect with supporters through a variety of channels from direct mail and telephone to TV and digital.

You will have a demonstrable track record of delivering a successful and innovative programme to meet our ambitious fundraising plans as well as strong communication and problem-solving skills and enthusiasm for the work of the RAF Benevolent Fund.

See the job profile for this role. To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter, not longer than three sides, detailing why you believe you are suitable for this role and how you meet the person specification to Martin Botting, HR Business Partner via email to HRServices@rafbf.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is 15 September 2021 at midday.

Please note first round interviews will take place via Video Conferencing Platform on 20 or 21 September. Second round will take place in person in our London office on the 24 September.

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

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