Senior Digital Communications Officer

Corporate Communications
Kidlington
TVP Broad Band 4I
Band 4I, circa £36,545 per annum, plus benefits
Full Time
Permanent

Within this key new role in the Corporate Communications team you will be instrumental in ensuring the successful innovation, planning, coordination, delivery and evaluation of social media across all force accounts. The role holder will work with managers and staff at all levels of the organisation to promote the use of digital and social media with supervisory responsibility to lead the digital team. In addition you will represent the Force in national forums.

 

The successful candidate will lead on support and guidance on the force Digital systems. Also, provide training, coaching and advice to internal users to upskill as necessary, sharing best practice, and ensuring the most effective use of social media.

 

The ideal candidate will have excellent video and IT skills and a thorough understanding of the use of digital channels for communication. Experience in the use and understanding of web technologies and a web content management system.

 

You will also have proven ability to plan, prioritise, implement and monitor digital campaigns and communication strategies with strong organisational, administrative and project management skills to deliver successful outcomes.

 

As part of the Thames Valley Police family you will enjoy a fantastic range of benefits including 22-30 days annual leave per annum pro-rata for part time (plus Bank Holidays), flexible working conditions, a wide range of lifestyle discounts, career development opportunities and have the option to join a local government pension scheme. To view a full list of our benefits, please click the below link.

 

If you have any queries please contact People Services Recruitment Department at RecruitmentPoliceStaff@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk quoting reference 17608. Please note that we are working from home and will endeavour to respond to your query as quickly as possible.

 

Please use Google Chrome when completing your application, wherever possible, as this will enhance performance.

 

The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Thursday 6th May 2021.

 

Benefits

Police Officers and Police Staff have access to a fantastic range of benefits, dependant on role, location and length of service. To view a full list of our benefits please click here

Important

All posts require a level of Police Vetting as per the National Vetting Code of Practice. The residency requirement is necessary to enable all applicants to be checked in an equitable manner. Thames Valley Police will allow applicants to apply who do not necessarily reach the criteria as long as they have proven UK residency and supporting evidence where necessary. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

At Thames Valley Police, we are committed to better reflect the communities that we serve.  We encourage applications from our under represented communities including all ethnic or religious backgrounds, LGBTQ+, women and those with disabilities.  

Within our organisation we have a number of active staff support networks.  We are proud to be a ‘Disability Confident’ Level 2 ‘Employer’ that is supported by RAMP – our dedicated reasonable adjustments process.   For more information, please visit our ‘Supporting You’ page on our website, www.tvpcareers.co.uk/supporting-you.

We are also proud to have a Positive Action and Engagement team who can provide support and guidance to anyone from a Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic background throughout the Police Officer recruitment process as well as advise on career development and progression.  They can be contacted via: positiveactionteam@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk  

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This opportunity is closed to applications.