The Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Association for Greater London


Working for GL RFCA

At GL RFCA we champion London’s Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ through community and corporate engagement, estate management and support to local Reserve Units and Cadet Detachments. Reservists are an integral part of the Armed Forces, working side-by-side with their regular colleagues at home and overseas.


Based in its beautiful Georgian offices a stone’s throw from Putney Bridge tube station, the staff of GL RFCA are Crown Servants headed up by a diverse workforce of civilians, reservists and ex-regulars. The organisation is also responsible for over 30 staff who work directly supporting 14,000 Cadets in four London sectors.

We employ specialists in estate management, working with young people, employer and community engagement, commercial lettings, communications, and administrative support. As a small, diverse team we have plenty of opportunities to support colleagues working outside our area of expertise with the opportunity to learn new skills.

We also get to work with and for thousands of London's brilliant Reservists and fantastic Cadets.


Current Vacancies

Head of Communications

Grade: C2       Department: Engagement 

Responsible to: Head of Engagement (HEng) 

Closing date: Thursday 31st October 2019and interviews for retained candidates will take place on Tuesday 12th November 2019. 

The Head of Communications is a Crown Servant and a full-time civilian employee of the Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Association for Greater London (GL RFCA). A key tem membe, they will devise and implement multi-channel communications plans to support the Association's objectives and reinforce it's reputation with both internal and external audiences. 


Desirable competancies 

a. Experience of using website Content Management Systems 

b. Knowledge of Hootsuite social media management platform 

c. Understanding of the three Services (Royal Navy, Army, and Royal Air Force- Regulars, Reserves and Cadets). 

d. Budget Management experience 

Full job description and person specification here 

To apply please send a CV of not more than 2 pages together with a covering letter giving evidence of how you fulfil the requirements of the role.

Submit applications to Head of Support Services via email at or post to Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association for Greater London, Fulham House, 87 Fulham High Street, London SW6 3JS.



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