Date Added: 9 November 2022
: 27 November 2022
Job Title: Public Affairs Intern
Working For: Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Warwickshire
Location: Warwick, Warwickshire
Salary: Real Living Wage
Length of Contract: Fixed term - 12 months
Are you enthusiastic, focused and independent-minded? Want to gain experience of public affairs and an insight into policing and community safety?
An exciting opportunity has developed to join the team which supports Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner Philip Seccombe as a Public Affairs Intern. This is a new role which will help us expand our small but dedicated team of staff.
The successful candidate will assist the office in a wide range of activities. From undertaking research surveys and fact-finding exercises, to supporting the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner at community or partnership events and assisting with publicity campaigns, you’ll be exposed to all aspects of our work to deliver the Commissioner’s Police and Crime Plan for Warwickshire.
You must be organised, able to undertake quick research tasks, make arrangements for events, be able to take notes, compile feedback reports and build a rapport with different audiences. Professionalism and confidentiality is also a must, as you will come into contact with sensitive police information during the course of your duties.
Our internship scheme is designed for recent graduates, college leavers or those looking to increase their knowledge of the policing sector. It’s a fantastic opportunity to take first steps into a career in public affairs or policing governance. You will not necessarily need any previous experience to apply but an interest in improving community safety alongside an awareness of current affairs is desirable.
This is paid role, earning the Foundation Living Wage, for a fixed term of one year.
Why work for us?
Warwickshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Philip Seccombe is committed to driving improvement and change, so by joining us you’ll be actively contributing to work to reduce crime, support victims and make communities safer. You will get to work alongside great people who are passionate about making a real difference for local communities. In return for your valued contribution we provide an impressive employee benefits package, including:
- Diverse, Inclusive and supportive organisation
- Flexible working
- Hybrid working from home policy
- Generous annual leave allowance
- Learning & Development opportunities
Closing Date: 27 November 2022
Interviews to take place in person from week commencing 28 November.
To apply for this role, please visit the website of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner at: https://www.warwickshire-pcc.gov.uk/your-pcc/jobs-and-opportunities/public-affairs-intern/
A full job description is available on the website. Applications must be submitted electronically by email using the forms provided on the job application page on the Commissioner's website.
To arrange an informal confidential conversation about this post, please contact our Chief Executive Polly Reed by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.