£32,627 to £41,072 plus £2,930 location allowance. You will receive £32,627 the band minimum. Progress to the band maximum of £41,072 will be via incremental progression.

Handle the most complex issues. Meet the highest ranking officers. Make the biggest impact.

If you’re used to delivering innovative communications and working with the media, we’ve got an opportunity that will place you at the very heart of policing. As a Communications Officer for the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC), you’ll apply your skills to complex, interesting and high-profile issues. It’s a chance to exert real influence in extremely varied role and build trust in policing alongside the country’s most senior officers.

The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) brings independent chief constables and their forces together to improve policing for the public. It coordinates the operational response to threats, including changing crime, terrorism and national emergencies. As Communication Officer for the NPCC, you’ll develop high quality cross-discipline communications strategies on some of the biggest and most interesting issues in policing. We’re looking for compelling content and expert story-telling, as well as sound PR advice. You’ll give guidance on a wide range of communications matters and collaborate with senior stakeholders across government and elsewhere. At the same time, you’ll build strong, productive relationships with national, international, trade and broadcast media.

Created high quality communications for a complex organisation like ours before? Helped to build its reputation and dealt with media enquiries? If so, we want you to bring your expertise to us and apply the latest communications techniques, tools and best practice. You’ll need broad experience working with broadcast and print media, plus an understanding of how journalists work and ability to create innovative communications that get results. We’re also looking for the ability to advise at senior levels and influence strategies and plans, all in a fast-paced environment. If you want to boost your skills and career, this is a great place to do it.

To apply, please visit our website to download a role specific information pack and click on the link to complete and submit the online application form.

Completed applications must be submitted by 23.55pm on Thursday 30th August.

We view diversity as fundamental to our success. To tackle today’s complex policing challenges, we need a workforce made up from all of London’s communities. Applications from across the community are therefore essential.

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