PS/319/C Communications and Engagement Officer

Police Staff
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner
Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Headquarters, Huntingdon, Cambs
Full Time
Communications and Engagement Officer – Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner

Are you looking for a role in communications where no two days are the same?

Are you interested in public affairs/policing?

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cambridgeshire is looking for a Communications and Engagement Officer to join his team in Police Headquarters in Huntingdon.

Elected to represent the people of Cambridgeshire, the Commissioner’s overall aim is to make sure the public have an effective and efficient police service. He is responsible for setting police and crime objectives, the police budget and for holding the Chief Constable to account.

Working across the four strands of the Commissioner’s Police and Crime Plan; victims, offenders, communities and transformation, the purpose of the role is to support the Commissioner and his team by planning and delivering public and stakeholder engagement and communications activity.

This includes developing and designing digital and printed media content through existing and emerging digital channels. You will work in partnership with officers and staff within Cambridgeshire Constabulary, partner agencies and the public. You will also travel regularly throughout the county.

An average day could include:
• Responding to members of the public
• Organising public and/or stakeholder events
• Handling media enquiries

We are looking for an energetic and creative individual with good verbal and interpersonal skills. In particular you will need to demonstrate strong writing skills, working knowledge of effective social media and efficient administration skills.

This is a permanent, full time position based at police headquarters in Huntingdon.

For the purposes of the application you will be expected to provide evidence against the personal qualities below and the entry requirements:

• We are emotionally aware
• We take ownership
• We are collaborative
• We deliver, support and inspire
• We analyse critically
• We are innovative and open-minded

There is a word count limit of 500 words per section.

For a chat about the job please contact Nicky Phillipson, Head of Strategic Partnerships and Commissioning, on 01480 425807 or email:

The closing date for completed applications is 11th November 2018

Interviews will be held week commencing 19th November 2018

**Please note that this advert will be live to Redeployee's throughout the recruitment of this advert. Any redeployee that applies will only need to evidence against the minimum entry requirements of the role profile. They will take priority over other candidates at any point during the recruitment process up until a final offer is produced and you will be notified if this happens.**
11 November 2018
13 November 2018
19 November 2018

This opportunity is closed to applications.