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Communications and Engagement Officer

Closing Date: July 10th, 2022

If you know your apostrophes from your semicolons, how to engage the public through social media and have experience of running busy events, then we have the job for you.

A vacancy has arisen for a Communications and Engagement Officer in the Office of the Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner.

We are looking for a candidate with outstanding written and verbal communication skills who can explain to the public how the Police and Crime Commissioner helps cut crime and support victims through his Police and Crime Plan.

Police and Crime Commissioners are elected to represent the people and ensure an effective and efficient police service. In Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Darryl Preston is responsible for setting police and crime objectives, the police budget and for holding the Chief Constable to account.

Your role will be to raise awareness of his work through a range of traditional and digital media and communication channels. You will be responsible for organising and supporting engagement opportunities with local stakeholders and residents and for ensuring their views are responded to.

An average day could include:

  • Handling media enquiries
  • Writing press releases, statements, website content and social media content
  • Working in partnership on multi-agency campaigns
  • Responding to members of the public
  • Organising public and/or stakeholder events

If this is the sort of job you have been looking for, details of how to apply and for a copy of the role profile, visit: POLICE STAFF/703/C – Communications and Engagement Officer – Office of Police and Crime Commissioner – Tri-force (