About The Role

Role: News & Communications Officer REF 361762
Contract Length: Until September 2025
Location: Liverpool
IR35: Inside
Pay Rate to Intermediary: £25.26 per hour

 

Spinwell is recruiting for a News & Communications Officer for an excellent opportunity within the public sector.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE NEWS & COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER 

To provide a professional operational news service for the force, on a 24-hour basis, with the aim of increasing public confidence, reducing the fear of crime, helping communities understand the work of Merseyside Police and helping the force deliver its strategy and objectives.

 

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE OF THE NEWS & COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

  • Demonstrable experience of working in a busy press office environment for a large organisation.
  • Proven experience of planning and delivering news activity to protect and enhance an organisation’s image.
  • Experience of sourcing, researching and distributing quality news content using press releases, images and video to effectively tell stories.
  • Experience of and an understanding of working to media and publishing laws.
  • Good written and oral communication skills, interpersonal and presentation skills in order to effectively represent the force to the media and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to work under pressure and possess qualities of tact, diplomacy and resilience as the working environment is challenging with work often having to be delivered to tight deadlines.
  • Must be able to work effectively in an environment where confidentiality is paramount and discretion essential.

If you are a News & Communications Officer, apply now or send your CV to Spinwell!

 

 

We welcome all applications regardless of background, in line with our commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion.

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