Director of Communications RNRU


The Royal Navy Rugby Union is seeking a suitably experienced candidate to fill the post of Director of Communications on the retirement of the present incumbent. This is a voluntary post that must be filled by a currently serving member of the RN/RM.


The new Director of Communications will be a member of the RNRU Executive Committee and will work closely with the senior management team to build brand and profile, as well as manage the publicity for a number of high profile rugby events, including hosting the French Navy in Plymouth in March 2011.  


To succeed, you will have:

  • Proven ability in developing and delivering complex communication plans.
  • Demonstrable skills and experience of effectively utilising and managing a variety of media channels, including websites and social media.
  • The ability to build sustainable relationships with key media contacts and both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates excellent communications skills, both written and oral.


For a detailed Job Description and information about the application process, please contact Director of Communications, Royal Navy Rugby Union at 


Closing date for all completed applications is 27 September 2010. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview and it is expected that this will take place in early October.