Public Relations Officer Grade Jobs Vacancy at Greater Manchester Police Manchester
Greater Manchester Police Manchester urgently required following position for Public Relations Officer Grade. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.
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Public Relations Officer Grade Jobs Vacancy at Greater Manchester Police Manchester Jobs Details:
Number of Posts
INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
Force Headquarters - Central Park
36.25 hrs per week
£21,999 - £26,535 per annum
Greater Manchester Police is one of the UK's largest police forces and is responsible for keeping people safe across more than 1,200 sq km. The Force covers the Manchester, Salford, Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan areas.
GMPs officers and staff work 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to keep almost three million people safe and providing the best possible service to people who live, work and visit Greater Manchester.
The Force's Corporate Communications Branch is responsible for ensuring the right information gets to the right communities. As part of this it ensures the media are aware of policing operations, news and appeals on crime. It also develops campaigns to promote community safety and support local initiatives. GMP recognises the key role the media play in communicating with communities and has an open approach to dealing with the media.
The Corporate Communications Unit is looking for someone who can deliver a proactive public relations service for Greater Manchester Police, to promote the Force through developing and enhancing communication both on and offline supporting corporate priorities.
You will support, assist and develop Forcewide campaigns and initiatives supporting force and divisional priorities, to manage media enquiries determining the appropriate course of action and dealing with them through to conclusion in liaison with the Press Office, Senior PR Officer and in line with Force Media Policy.
You will also play an active role in identifying threats, risk and opportunities using data and information and develop appropriate communication plans and implement activity.
This role requires the successful candidate to have relevant PR or communications qualification or equivalent PR industry experience.
It is an essential requirement to have relevant experience of working as a public relations officer/journalist in a busy public relations/communication office in close contact with the media.
The role requires someone who has the ability to identify positive stories and to convert them into effective and engaging communication.
You will also need good knowledge of different methods of disseminating information to the media & community and demonstrate an understanding of marketing communication, digital marketing, advertising techniques and design and print services.
An awareness of internal and external communication channels would be a benefit to this role, excellent writing skills for news, features, campaigns and digital delivery.
You must have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, able to prioritise workloads and work on own initiative, whilst meeting demanding deadlines.
Greater Manchester Police have been informed of potential personal tax implications for members of the 1987 Police Pension Scheme, who retire and take a pension between the ages of 50 and 54 inclusive and then take up employment as a Police Staff member. Members of the police pension scheme whose age is between 50 and 54 who are re-employed as a Police Staff member have to meet certain conditions to keep their PPA and to protect against personal tax liability charges on any payments paid before the age of 55. One of those conditions is that a break of at least 1 month is required where the re-employment is ‘materially different’. However, if the role is not deemed to be ‘materially different’ then a 6 month break is required.
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20 May 2018
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