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External and Internal Communications Managers - ACF and CCF

We are looking for two intelligent and flexible communications managers to join a small team of communications and marketing professionals based in Cadets Branch in Aldershot.

There are two vacancies - one role focuses on external and digital communications and the other on internal communications, but both post-holders will work closely together and support each other.

The Army Cadet Force and the Combined Cadet Force (CCF) are two of the UK’s biggest and best youth organisations. ACF units are based in the community and CCF units in schools but both give young people access to a range of challenging, exciting, adventurous and educational military-themed activities. Their goal is to give young people the skills they need to succeed in life, whatever career path they choose.

You will have a ‘can do’ attitude, superb digital communications skills and the ability to manage a broad range of internal and external stakeholders. In addition, you will need excellent writing skills, meticulous attention to detail, and the ability to craft content for a range of print and digital media. An interest in, or experience of, the cadet forces is desirable but not essential.

These are exciting opportunities to develop and improve communications across the ACF and the CCF and to help promote the benefits of the cadet movement to a broad range of stakeholders and the general public.

For more information about the ACF and CCF browse this website and

DBS disclosure will be required for these posts.

Application Process

CVs ARE NOT ACCEPTED. You must fill in the application form.

Applications from external recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Download the relevant job description and application form here:

Army Cadets Communications Manager job description and application form

Army Cadets Social Media And Content Manager job description and application form

Copies can also be obtained by emailing

Your completed application form should be sent to by 5 May 2019.

Interviews will take place in May in Aldershot.

CFAV short term contracts – CADET BISLEY & CISSAM 2019

The Army Cadet Force Association (ACFA) is seeking suitably qualified CFAVs to support both Cadet Bisley from 3rd – 17th July 2019 and CISSAM from 17th – 27th October 2019. Please note that these roles do not impact on CFAV training day allowances (VA).

The roles required are:

  • 2IC Cadet MilForce
  • Accommodation/Stores & MT Officer
  • Armoury Lead
  • Armoury Assistant (2 posts)
  • General Duties CFAV Cadet Imperial & Sponsored Cadets Support (2 posts)
  • OC Cadet Imperial & Sponsored Cadets Support
  • 2IC Cadet Imperial & Sponsored Cadets Support
  • Medical Support Officer (MSO) Cadet MilForce.

Full details of the roles can be found here: Cadet Milforce Role Descriptions

All interested CFAV should first gain permission from their Commanding Officer. Applications should be made via e-mail to Colonel J Mytton (ACF) at Contact details should be included as well as a brief suitability statement for the role being applied for. Selections and appointments for the roles will be made by 1st May 2019.