An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Corporate Communications Officer to join the team at Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (DFRS) - working to Make Derbyshire Safer Together.
From the media response to the major incident at Toddbrook Reservoir, to celebrating our successes internally and externally, no two days are ever the same for our small busy team, making this role both interesting and rewarding.
You’ll need to be confident working in a fast paced environment, producing timely updates, whilst dealing with both local and national media during unfolding emergency incidents. You will also need creative flair to plan and deliver innovative prevention campaigns across social media and traditional communication channels.
When you are not dealing with media enquiries, or planning the next prevention campaign, you will be involved in planning and facilitating corporate events and helping to deliver engaging internal communications.
Does this sound like you? Are you who we are looking for? If so, we’d love to hear from you.
There will be a requirement for some travel for which a pool car will be provided.
The normal working week is 37 hours however you may occasionally need to work beyond normal office hours. In return we offer flexible working hours, family friendly policies, free car parking, health & wellbeing services, discount scheme and eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.
We are committed to equality and fairness at work. Applications are encouraged from all diverse communities.
Police security vetting procedures at the appropriate level will be requested for the successful applicant. Please note that, due to the nature of security checks undertaken, applicants must have 3 years continuous residency in the UK up to the date of the application and Home Office approval for indefinite leave to remain within the UK.
To apply please visit: www.derbys-fire.gov.uk/jobs-and-careers/current-vacancies
The closing date for completed applications is midnight on Monday 30th March 2020. Interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 27th April 2020.
If you have a disability and need assistance completing the application form, please contact the Service Centre on 01773 305441.