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RMA - Chief Executive


The RMA’s Chief Executive, Mike Ellis, has played a leading role in modernising the Royal Marines Association and in bringing it to the current position where the proposal to merge with The Royal Marines Charity has been overwhelmingly supported by the members. Having helped to bring the Association to this important juncture in its history, Mike plans to retire this year;  while very sad to see him leave after his dedication to the RMA, the RMA’s Trustees seek to recruit a new interim Chief Executive to lead the Association through the next stage of its development and who, upon the merger taking effect, will assume the role of Director General.   The Trustees are excited by the opportunities that lie ahead for the continued development and investment in the Association as it draws closer to The Royal Marines Charity.  Nonetheless, the prospect of merger means that considerable work remains to be done to define the practicalities of how to deliver this new Corps Charity, which aims to become the central pillar of the whole Corps family and to improve the benefits that are available to the Royal Marines community. Trustees intend to make the new merged charity the exemplar in its field, mirroring the high profile and quality of the serving Corps by the way in which the new organisation dynamically serves our Corps family. 

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity please contact the RMA’s Chairman of Trustees Mr Ron Bell ( A detailed person specification and job description are also available from the RMA’s Chief of Staff, Charlie Wilson: ( ; 02392 547212). A competitive salary will be negotiable dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant.

Interviews will take place 7 March 2018. 

Applications should be forwarded to the RMA’s Chairman of Trustees, Mr Ron Bell (, to arrive by 22 February 2018.

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