Text Only
Accessibility Options
Default Text Size icon Large Text Size icon Largest Text Size icon
Set your Postcode This will personalise pages such as news, events and PCC Priorities with the latest info from your area.

Job Opportunities





Marketing & Media Officer


Salary: £30,788 - £32,582 depending on experience


This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join the team supporting the elected Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and Somerset, Sue Mountstevens. Police and Crime Commissioners are elected by local people every four-years to oversee the police in their area, setting the budget and strategic priorities. As well as commissioning services for victims; influencing change in the criminal justice landscape and consulting with local people.

We are looking for a Marketing and Media Officer who can design, develop and drive a carefully thought out approach to our planned external communications programme – working alongside Avon and Somerset Constabulary, other policing and criminal justice stakeholders and the government on campaigns, events and public relations.

You will work closely with and support the Head of Communications to ensure proactive and reactive communications work seamlessly together as well as leading the digital content for Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner’s social media. You will work within a small team with responsibility for all areas of internal and external communication including media liaison, graphic and digital design, social media and website, marketing and campaigns, events and consultation and the delivery of key initiatives and projects to ensure the work of the Police and Crime Commissioner is promoted and understood locally and nationally.

In order to deliver in this role, you will seek innovative and creative ways to communicate with our communities and stakeholders combining traditional media with other channels (including digital) to secure the greatest connection. You will need to have a ‘can-do’ attitude, be hands-on, able to work highly effectively in a small team and multi-task. To thrive in this role, you will be a proactive team-player, with outstanding communication skills. This is a challenging and rewarding role which requires experience in communications and ideally knowledge within policing, criminal justice or government sectors and/or of working with senior elected officials.

Application Pack

Application Form

Role Profile

Candidate Timetable

Terms of Appointment

Closing date for applications is noon on August 20, 2018.  Selection days are September 7-11, 2018.

If you have any questions about the role please contact 01278 646188 or email katel.watson@avonandsomerset.police.uk.

Powered by Contensis