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Head of Engagement and Communications

Closing Date: September 17th, 2014

Secondment opportunity 

Starting from £35,313 per annum

Full Time 
Location: Cambourne
An exciting secondment / short term contract opportunity has arisen for a communications professional to join the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC), Cambridgeshire.Reporting to the Director of Public Engagement and Communications 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 need to have the experience and credibility to provide communications advice and support to the Police and Crime Commissioner, the Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner, Chief Executive and other team members to improve public involvement and engagement.We are seeking an energetic self-starter with experience of corporate communications and public engagement. In particular you will need to demonstrate a track record in media relations and have strong writing skills.

This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled individual to work in a fast moving, high profile organisation.

This is a short term secondment / contract to cover the Head of Communications and Engagement post until 31 March 2015.

Further information contact Charles Kitchin on 01954 71 3906 or

Interviews will be held week commencing 29 Sep 2014.

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