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NPCC Communications Manager – Media and Digital

Salary: £37,569 to £45,189 plus an allowance of £1,639 (pro rata). You will receive £37,569 the band minimum. Progress to the band maximum of £45,189 will be via incremental progression.

Location: 10 Victoria Street, London with flexibility to work remotely

Contract: A 12 month fixed term contract or secondment from policing or the civil service.

Part time/full time: Full time 36 hours per week


The NPCC Communications Team plays a crucial role in communicating the collective views and action of UK police chiefs to the public, government and stakeholders, building and maintaining confidence in policing at the national level and supporting effective engagement with stakeholders.


We are seeking a talented Communications Manager specialising in media and digital. This is an important role that will deliver high quality media and digital engagement to deliver on the NPCC communication strategy.

Working at the centre of policing, on the biggest issues for the service, this is an exciting and challenging role where you can make a real difference.

You will manage complex, sensitive issues and media stories in a way that builds and maintains reputation and provide professional advice and support to the NPCC Chair and chief officers.

You will work on a range of communication projects – creating and delivering integrated communication strategies, developing messaging and creative content, planning and executing media briefings and managing high profile publications/announcements.

You will be joining a team of communications professionals who work daily with chief officers, national crime correspondents, government, parliamentarians and others.

The job holder will take part in an on-call duty rota that will require them to be available outside normal office hours and at weekends.


You will need experience of working with the media proactively and reactively and of creating high quality creative content for media and digital channels.

You’ll bring expert knowledge of what great digital and media communication looks like, and have experience of developing and delivering communication strategies and handling plans.

You’ll have excellent organisational skills and be comfortable operating in a fast-paced environment, prioritising and making decisions under pressure.


Occasional national travel may be required. Expenses will be paid for all additional travel.

To apply, please visit our website. Applications will be via a CV, Personal Statement and brief online application form. Your personal statement should outline why you are interested in the role and how your skills and experience demonstrate your suitability for the role, this should be no more than 1000 words to be considered for this position.. (NB. Please do not attach 2 copies of your CV).

Completed applications must be submitted by 11 October 2021.

We view diversity as fundamental to our success. To tackle today’s complex policing challenges, we need a workforce made up from all of London’s communities. Applications from across the community are therefore essential.

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer the Met have committed to ensuring that disabled people and those with long-term health conditions have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.



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