£34,287 – £36,177
Fixed term contract for 12 months
The closing date for this post is 12 noon on Tuesday 6th December 2022.
We’re on a journey to shape the future of policing in our three counties and we want you to be part of it.
We value difference and believe in creating an inclusive working environment where our employees feel safe to make suggestions and voice their opinions.
We want to show our staff that they’re valued, which is why we offer generous annual leave entitlements, flexible working opportunities and access to a host of staff associations to ensure you get the support you need when you start your career.
After all, keeping people safe isn’t just a uniquely rewarding career, it’s one that rewards uniqueness.
This is a full time position.
This is a fixed term contract for 12 months.
Secondments may be considered – Please obtain approval from your Line Manager before applying for this as a secondment (please note this is for internal candidates only)
We are looking for a creative and dynamic Communications Officer to join the office of the West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner.
The core role of the PCC’s office is to ensure the voice of the public is reflected in policing. The PCC also allocates millions of pounds to community projects, victim services and crime prevention measures, and makes sure the police force has the funding it needs to deliver an efficient and effective service for the public.
The PCC needs someone who’s got a passion for ensuring the public voice is heard, and is ultimately used to better policing, someone who is creative, has good written skills, can identify risks and opportunities, and has got innovative ideas for improving the way in which communities are engaged with.
If successful, you’ll be responsible for: developing and delivering communications via a number of platforms to support the PCC; producing and delivering campaigns; creating videos and podcasts; providing advice and support to the PCC; and carrying out public engagements. You are also supported and encouraged to work on your own initiative and help shape the focus.
This role is commutable from Kidderminster, Birmingham, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Hereford, Malvern, Ledbury, Evesham, Redditch, Bromsgrove, Bewdley, Droitwich Spa and Pershore and is just off junction 6 of the M5.
We embrace diversity and welcome applications from everyone.
We are also happy to talk flexible working where it is suitable for the role.
If you require any support to complete your application or you have any questions please contact the recruitment team on 01905 718444 (press option 1 then 5) or email [email protected] (internally please use MyBop)
To read more about the added benefits and rewards of working for West Mercia Police, please go to our website.
Internal applicants who are in need of redeployment will be offered positions ahead of other candidates, subject to them passing a selection process.
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