Personnel support Media Operations

Full Time
  • Post Date: February 7, 2018
  • Apply Before: February 7, 2019
Job Description

Media Operations Airmen are the voice of the RAF. They support media operations officers and HQ Air Command with the delivery of national and international communications campaigns to make sure the RAF’s stories are communicated correctly and fairly.

Typical responsibilities:

Produce articles for magazines and newspapers, as well as audio and video packages
Support media operations officers with planning communication campaigns
Conduct evaluation of communication campaign outcomes
Support the RAF’s social media team with its online presence

Similar civilian roles include journalist or public relations executive.

To apply for this role please use the ‘Media Operations Officer’ role where required. The role of Media Operations Officer is only available for individuals who have served as a Media Operations Airman and have met the internal eligibility criteria.

Spare Time Reserve

Initial pay after training

Day rates dependent on rank, role and experience
Entry level

Airman/woman
Commitment

27 days per year for 12 years minimum. Each year includes at least 6 days’ collective RAF Media Reserves training at weekend parades, with the remainder made up through training and actual media tasks. Personnel are encouraged to commit to more than 27 days, subject to availability, in order to work on media projects.

The possibility of being deployed to a UK or overseas base for up to 6 months after the first year.
Locations

502 Sqn Aldergrove Flying Station, Co Antrim (Ltd vacancies)
611 Sqn RAF Woodvale, Merseyside (Ltd vacancies)
614 Sqn Cardiff, Glamorgan (Ltd vacancies)
7644 Sqn RAF Halton, Buckinghamshire (Ltd vacancies)

Spare Time Reserves
Job requirements

Qualifications:

You must have a minimum of GCSEs at Grade G (Grade 1 to 3 with effect from Aug 17) in English Language and Mathematics or SCE Standard Grades at Grade 6/Scottish National 4 in English and Mathematics.

In addition you must be currently employed, self-employed or studying (academtic vocational) as a journalist or PR practitioner, and be able to provide a portfolio of published material demonstrating an ability to produce compelling PR copy or journalism. You must be able to demonstrate impeccable written English.

To apply for this role please use the ‘Media Operations Officer’ role where required. The role of Media Operations Officer is only available for individuals who have served as a Media Operations Airman and have met the internal eligibility criteria.

Age:

18-54 (must attest before 55th birthday)