Internal Communications Officer (Headquarters, Chelmsford)

Location of Role: Chelmsford 

Advert Closing Date: 27/05/2019 

Salary Range: £28,353.00 to £35,481.00 (pro-rata for part-time vacancies)

Part/Full Time: Full Time 

Contract Type: Permanent 

Working Pattern: Mon-Fri 

Weekend/Evening Working: No 



This an exciting role for a talented internal communications professional. Essex Police is a large, complex organisation with 5,500 police officers, staff and volunteers spread across the county.  The five strong Internal Communications team leads on getting information and news out to everyone internally, as well as looking for innovative ways to reach and engage with such a wide variety of colleagues.


The successful candidate will have excellent writing skills across the range of media, understand the specific communications needs of both an office based and peripatetic workforce, pay attention to detail and accuracy, and ideally have experience of working in a complex, geographically spread organisation. You will have a strategic approach to your work, be a great influencer and educator to help colleagues get their message across in the right way, and always consider how to measure the success of a project. Event planning experience is also useful; juggling diaries, venues, invitations and guests’ requests, briefings … and having contingency plans in your back pocket.


If this sounds like you, then please apply.


Please evidence the following essential criteria within your reason for application

Essential: Excellent writing skills for range of media

Essential: Accuracy in every aspect of work

Essential: At least two years’ experience in an internal communications and engagement role

Essential: Evidence of influencing for a positive outcome



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Your reason for application will be limited to 9000 characters. Within your answer please refer to the criteria stated in this job advert and include any experience, skills and abilities you feel you have that will make you suitable for the role.


All of our posts require a level of vetting and security clearance.  During the recruitment process you will be sent on-line vetting information forms to complete. 


If you require any assistance or further information regarding this opportunity please contact the Business Centre on 01245 452833 or alternatively email

This post is open to British citizens, nationals of the EEA or commonwealth citizens who have no time limit on their stay in the UK, and who have lived in the UK continuously for the past three years. Essex Police and Kent Police are an equal opportunities employer. Communications may be recorded for monitoring purposes.

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