Head of Communications and Engagement



Force Headquarters

 Business Area:

Police and Crime Commissioner


£55,803 - £60,090

 Hours per Week:


 Additional  Working  Conditions:

Suitable for Job Share, Flexi-time, Part Time

 Type of Contract:



Lead the way we deliver our communications, connecting with our communities!


The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland has an exciting opportunity to join the senior team as our Head of Communications and Engagement.

You’ll be creating impactful content and campaigns to support the Police and Crime Commissioners priorities which include the Violence Reduction Network (VRN).

As Head of Communications and Engagement, you will ensure that effective and creative outcome-focused communications connect with our communities, building trust and confidence and enabling the PCC to engage with the public.

You’ll be responsible for developing the OPCC and VRN’s strategic approach to all communications and engagement and providing communications advice on a wide range of issued to the PCC, Deputy PCC and Senior Leadership Team.

This is an exciting role, where you’ll be part of the team supporting policing, criminal justice and community safety issues, using your skills and knowledge to make a difference to the communities we support.

This role is based at Leicestershire Police HQ in Enderby, which the option for hybrid working. You will be joining a small, dedicated team supported by an expert external consultant for specialist support that delivers on a diverse range of proactive and reactive communications and engagement activity.

Next Steps

If we feel like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you.  Please use the link below to take you to the HR site for more info and how to apply.

Who we are

The area we are responsible for covers over 2,500 square kilometres (over 965 square miles) and has a population of over one million. There is a rich diversity of communities all with their own policing needs. Many steps have been taken to bring policing back into the very heart of local communities and the OPCC has been instrumental in driving this change.

To find out more about Leicestershire Police and the OPCC and to understand how you can make a difference visit our Careers Website (https://www.leics.police.uk/police-forces/leicestershire-police/areas/leicestershire-force-content/careers/join-us/and browse this website.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage applications from underrepresented and neurodiverse backgrounds, so that we can truly reflect the communities that we serve in.


Documents available to download:

Vacancy Closing Date:
  Friday 21st June 2024 at 23:55

Interviews will be held:  W/c 1st July 2024

For more information on the vacancy, including helpful guidance and to apply online: