Senior Events Officer

London, England
£37000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
20 Jul 2021
28 Jul 2021
Marketing Disciplines
Event, Market Research, Project Management
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Salary: £37,000 - £41,000
Contract Type: Permanent
Organisation: London Borough
Start date: August/September
Full time: Monday to Friday
Location: London

Your new role
For this role, you will oversee applications for park hire usage and develop, manage and deliver a comprehensive borough-wide outdoor events programme based in our award-winning parks. You will advise and coordinate on matters relating to the provision and development of outdoor events in the borough, maintaining close working relationships with a range of stakeholders and external partners, and developing new ones. This will involve you creating and outlining a marketing and communications plan to encourage event promotion and support income generation.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience working in events in the public sector
  • Experience of organising, managing and delivering large complex outdoor public events as lead officer
  • Experience of engaging with event organisers and promoters, including contract negotiations.
  • Extensive experience of stakeholder engagement, communication and consultation
  • Ability to establish positive working relationships and to work closely with councillors, council officers, external agencies, residents and community groups.
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen sufficient to identify and secure new sources of income.
  • Negotiation and influencing skills, able to effectively handle tension and conflict
  • Excellent research, analysis and writing skills and be comfortable providing advice and challenge to more senior colleagues
  • Politically aware, able to manage sensitivities in a professional and proactive manner
  • A self-starter with the strong confidence to take ownership and responsibility for work and outcomes.

What you'll get in return

A competitive salary package of £37,000 - £41,000 per annum
Holidays: 30 days + bank holidays
Excellent pension scheme - 24.9% employer contribution

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or contact me on the details below. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking to a new position, feel free to contact me for a confidential discussion on your career.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at

Similar jobs

Similar jobs