Senior Events Officer

Location
London, England
Salary
£37000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted
20 Jul 2021
Closes
28 Jul 2021
Ref
4029112
Marketing Disciplines
Event, Market Research, Project Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Executive
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
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