Communications & Engagement Officer


Police Headquarters, Winfrith

Contract Full Time - Permanent
  Hours  37
Salary The commencing salary will be within Scale F starting at £25,914 rising by yearly increments to a maximum of £30,483


Description  Communications & Engagement Officer 
 An exciting opportunity has arisen for a communications professional to join the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC), Dorset.

Reporting to the Head of Communications and Engagement the main focus of the role is to ensure that OPCC’s strategic work and policies are informed by the views of the public and the office’s work is effectively communicated to all stakeholders.

You will lead on media relations, proactively communicating the work of the OPCC via the media and other channels to key audiences locally and nationally. You will also be responsible for creating content for the website, news bulletins, social media and other channels

You will support and advise the Police and Crime Commissioner, Chief Executive and other team members on communication issues.

We are seeking an energetic self-starter with experience of communications and public engagement. In particular you will need to demonstrate a track record in media relations and have strong writing skills.

For more information please see the full job description attached.


Closing Date  22/06/2018
Interview  Date  06/07/2018
More Information For further details or an informal discussion please contact Susan Bloss, Head of Communication and Engagement on 01305 22 9095 ‘or alternatively email at 
Post Number VAC-2936


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