Communications Officer


  • Beaminster  
    Dorset, United Kingdom
  • Company
    Adecco Global IM  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    24 January 2023  
    Posted on
    24 November 2022  

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Communications Officer to join Devon & Cornwall Police on a 12-month contract. This hybrid role offers fantastic flexibility with 3 days working from home, 1 day from a local police station (TBC, Plymouth area) and 1 day based at Middlemoor HQ, Exeter.


  • Working closely with the media to maximise communication opportunities
  • Research, design and implementation of engagement and public relations initiatives and campaigns within a local geographical area
  • Positively engaging with the public to ensure all communication activity is engaging and reaches all members of the community
  • Identifying and maximising community communication channels
  • Attending senior management team meetings
  • Identifying and maximising community communication channels


  • Experienced communication officer with excellent writing and media engagement skills
  • Be able to demonstrate drive and creativity
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to positively engage with the public
  • Educated to degree or equivalent professional marketing/communications qualification
  • Driving licence is preferable

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to work as part of Devon & Cornwall Police - and as such have the ability to apply for permanent vacancies advertised internally
  • Hybrid flexible working pattern (3 days at home / 2 days in the office)
  • The ability to apply for a 'Blue Light' discount card
  • Paid annual leave
  • Access to Adecco Boost - including free eye sight tests, discounted vouchers and access to a 24/7 wellbeing centre
  • Access to gym at HQ

Please note, the successful applicant will be subject to stringent vetting and referencing checks prior to commencing employment.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.