Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner.  
Commissioner's Office: 01707 806100

Senior Communications Officer

Vacancy: Senior Communications Officer -  Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire
Location:  Harpenden Police Station, Vaughan Road, Harpenden, AL5 4GZ
Salary: A6 - £39,918 - £46,887 per annum plus Local Government Pension Scheme / Generous Annual leave entitlement
Category: Permanent Appointment

We are looking for an experienced communications specialist to join the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) for Hertfordshire to provide great press and PR advice, and to promote our existing campaigns and projects to a wide audience.  This is a full-time, permanent role based at Harpenden Police Station.

You will work closely with the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Deputy PCC and Chief Executive to provide a strategic lead for the OPCC’s communications and engagement activities.  You will lead on proactive media relations at local, regional and national level, protecting the ethics and integrity of the PCC’s communication activities.  You will support and advise the OPCC on communication issues to improve public involvement and engagement.

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

How to Apply

Please read the Role Profile below and send your CV and a covering letter detailing your skills, experience and suitability for the job to Chris Brace, Chief Executive, at chris.brace@herts.pcc.pnn.gov.uk.

Role Profile

The closing date for completed applications is 6.00pm on Friday 28th September 2018.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 3rd October 2018.

If you would like any further information about this vacancy please contact Chris Brace on 01707 806100 or at the above email address.

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