Communications Officer - Norfolk County Community Safety Partnership
About the NCCSP
The Norfolk County Community Safety Partnership (NCCSP) is a multi-agency partnership made up of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk, Norfolk County Council, all of the county’s district councils, police, fire, clinical commissioning groups, Youth Offending Team and housing.
The partnership works with victims and communities to tackle crime and disorder within the county.
Since 2020, the NCCSP has been hosted by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk (OPCCN).
This role will sit within the wider communications team at the OPCCN and lead on the development and delivery of a communications strategy for the NCCSP, working with partners across a wide range of priorities.
These priorities for the NCCSP include:
- Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence – working across partners to support victims and reduce offending
- Preventing Extremism and Radicalisation, delivering the government’s Prevent strategy for the county
- Tackling County Lines drug dealing and the associated violence and vulnerability
- Leading on work to deliver Domestic Homicide Reviews and associated recommendations for the county
- Tackling and raising awareness of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, supporting victims and creating a zero-tolerance environment for the conditions in which modern slavery and human trafficking thrive.
About the role
The successful candidate will lead on raising the profile of the NCCSP, working to develop greater public awareness and understanding of its role.
You’ll be taking the lead on the development and delivery of a communications strategy and associated campaigns, giving advice and support across the partnership, telling its stories through traditional media and finding opportunities to reach new audiences through a variety of channels.
This will include:
- Researching, creating and delivering communications and marketing activity across a range of channels for the NCCSP in its priority delivery areas
- Co-ordinating communications across the NCCSP and working in partnership with participating organisations and services
- Providing communications advice and support to the Chair of the NCCSP on all aspects of Domestic Homicide Reviews
- Building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders and partners, to maximise reach of key messages and opportunities for collaborative working
- Monitoring and evaluating the impact of communications and marketing strategies, outputs and projects.
This is an exciting new role that will offer the successful candidate the chance to develop and shape communications across the multiple areas of the NCCSP's work.
You’ll need to have a minimum of two years’ experience of:
- Working in a multidisciplinary communications and marketing role in a complex and varied organisation
- Delivering a wide range of communications and marketing activity and clearly demonstrating ability to adapt the style to suit different channels and audiences
- Developing and delivering communications and marketing campaigns across a range of channels
- Working with internal and external partners and stakeholders to design and deliver joint communications and marketing strategies, plans and activity
- Evaluating, measuring and reporting on the impact of activity across a range of channels.
Please see the job description and full role specification for more details.
About working here
The OPCCN is based at Norfolk Constabulary Headquarters in Wymondham, Norfolk. In line with Covid restrictions all work is currently taking place remotely and long-term agile/remote working will be available.
You’ll be working with the wider OPCCN team, which includes specialists in a range of statutory and commissioned services and functions and colleagues working to the NCCSP.
The OPCCN is home to an agile and multi-disciplinary team, we’re committed to supporting the development of our people and our ongoing commitment to build and maintain modern working practices.
Part-time (22.5 hours per week)
Band F (£33,618 – £38,376 (pro-rata))
This is the job description and person specification for the Norfolk County Community Safety Partnership (NCCSP) Communications Officer vacancy advertised in May/June 2021.
Date: 2021-05-26 / PDF (159 KB)