Senior Internal Communications Officer

Location: MSSC HQ, London SE1 7JW

Salary: £30,000 - £32,000 gross per annum depending on experience

Permanent full time contract

MSSC (Marine Society and Sea Cadets) is a friendly and focused place to work. As the parent charity for two dynamic, nautical and seafaring organisations we aim to be the leading maritime charity for youth development and lifelong learning. We are the governing body of the Sea Cadets, which gives 14,000 young people a great head start in life through nautical adventure based on the customs and traditions of the Royal Navy, and Marine Society which supports the personal and professional development of seafarers where ever they are in the world.

The role

We are looking for a creative, experienced and innovative Senior Internal Communications Officer to help us engage our 250 employees and 9,000 volunteer across the UK.

This key role supports both strategic transformation and business as usual activity, working closely with our communications team to create compelling internal communications to engage employees using a variety of mixedmedia channels and initiatives to drive and inspire community, inclusivity and awareness of the charity’s long term objectives, goals, and its vision and strategy. You will also lead on implementing a creative communications strategy and content plan to help the charity engage and inform its 9,000 volunteers, enabling them to feel rewarded, supported and connected with this UK wide charity.

The successful candidate will have sound knowledge of internal communications function including digital and social media. Experience of working with youth organisations, charities or with volunteers is highly desirable.

We offer great benefits such as the opportunity to join MSSC voluntary contributory pension and private medical insurance schemes. Plus we support continuous professional development with a range of opportunities for you to hone your skills.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact the Director of Fundraising & Communications on 020 7654 7035 or email:

The recruitment pack is available below.

Applications should consist of a CV and supporting statement. Without these documents, we will sadly be unable to consider your application.

We also request all candidates to complete an equal opportunities form (available below) and send this to us along with your application.

Please email applications to . Alternatively, please print out and post your completed application form to Zivile Tervydyte, The Marine Society and Sea Cadets, 202 Lambeth Road, London SE1 7JW.

We will be reviewing applications and interviewing candidates on an ongoing basis till this vacancy is filled. Please send in your application at your earliest convenience if you would like to be considered for this role.

Senior Internal Communications Officer Recruitment Pack

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form