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Communications Officer

Location: Force Headquarters

Agile working style: Agile Worker

Salary: £31,755 - £39,036

Contract: Permanent

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Closing date: 17th July, 2024

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Deliver a proactive communication service helping to prevent crime, increase community safety and promote positive policing across Derbyshire.

As our Communications Officer, you will produce content, including written, video, audio, and imagery, for the force website, intranet, and social media platforms to reflect and support the corporate brand and key messages. You will help prevent, reduce, and detect crime as well as enhance public confidence in Derbyshire Constabulary.

What you’ll be doing

  • Interacting with officers, staff, and the public online through effective channel management.
  • Helping to plan and take part in emergency planning exercises.
  • Support and advise senior officers during major incidents and crime investigations.

The must haves

  • Ability to quickly react and write succinctly during high pressure incidents.
  • A good working knowledge of communication methods.
  • Experience of dealing with the media on a regular basis.

What’s in it for you?

Find out about what rewards and benefits you will receive at Derbyshire Constabulary.

For part time hours the salary will be calculated on a pro-rata basis.

What’s next

Check out the job description for full details on the role and requirements.

If this is the job for you, and you want to make a difference every day, click apply.

To support you with your application we have provided some application guidance and our recruitment process.

To find out more about working for Derbyshire Constabulary and find out about the recruitment process, visit our careers website.

Vacancy closes 17/07/2024 at 23:55.

As one of the top 50 Inclusive Companies in the UK, we value diversity and inclusion, so we can truly reflect the communities that we serve in. Get in touch with the recruitment team if you want to talk about how we can support you with your application.


Agile Working Style

Agile Worker

Generally office based, can work from other force sites or from home on an occasional or regular basis.

Ripley Force Headquarters

Derbyshire Constabulary
Butterley Hall

Working for the constabulary

Policing in Derbyshire takes more than 3,500 people in a wide range of roles. Around half of these are police officers, but we also have a variety of police staff. From police community support officers to police staff and volunteers, we all play an equally important role in protecting the people of Derbyshire.

It’s a vibrant, challenging and rewarding place to work and we’re committed to equality and diversity. We aim to create a constabulary that truly reflects the communities we serve. As part of this, we promote Positive Action. This means when you apply to join us, as well as assessing you on merit, we’ll look at your application according to our need and in line with current legislation to actively encourage a more diverse workforce.