P/T Culture and Events Officer

Broxtowe Borough Council

Beeston, Nottingham, Nottingham
Posted 1 month ago

Job Category : Admin & Clerical
Location : Council Offices, Broxtowe Borough Council
Hours Per Week : 10.00
Start Date : Immediate start
Start Time : 09:00
End Time : 17:00
Salary: £15.11
Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Act in the roles of Event Manager, Assistant Event Manager, Infrastructure Manager or Stage Manager at public events organised by the Council to make dynamic on site risk assessments and ensure appropriate legislation and best practice standards are met.
  2. Use strong analytical and communications skills to respond to and resolve issues in order to protect and enhance the Council’s reputation with subcontractors, volunteers, colleagues, civic dignitaries, artists and members of the public.
  3. Manage arts and events development projects including infrastructure, health and safety, community groups, artist liaison and marketing. Manage the contributions of others to ensure deadlines are met and maintaining accurate information relating to specific work areas.
  4. Ensure event health and safety at locations with diverse variables, taking responsibility for emergency procedures, access, egress, traffic management, risk assessment, Construction Design Management planning, security and first aid.
  5. Research sector specific developments and keep abreast of current trends in order to assess the relative importance of and demand for events, arts and play development initiatives and ensure an effective and attractive offer for residents.
  6. Liaise, negotiate and contract manage suppliers, subcontractors, artists, infrastructure and activity providers to ensure their legal compliance, through the checking of supplier risk assessments, food hygiene, public liability insurance cover, ADIPS (ride testing) and electrical equipment testing documents.
  7. Liaise and negotiate with stakeholders to manage conflicting priorities and deadlines for projects and high profile events to ensuring best value for residents.
  8. Provide professional and confident communications to resolve contentious and sensitive issues during the organisation and delivery of events to protect and enhance the reputation of the Council, including management of conflicting needs, expectations and demands from a range of stakeholders of all levels of seniority.
  9. Liaise with Senior Officers, Elected Members, Town and Parish Councils, MPs, project partners and the public providing advice, guidance and direction relating to events and cultural activity such as appropriateness of venues, contracting of artists and subcontractors, assessing financial and health and safety risks, marketing and budget management
  10. Work in conjunction with partner agencies, including the Police, Fire Service and Highways Authority to ensure that their advice and priorities are considered and where appropriate, implemented into event planning and delivery.
  11. Plan, produce and co-ordinate marketing activity for events and arts development activities including writing content tailored to a variety of different channels and audiences, using the content management system to edit web content and working with colleagues to develop social media strategies and email campaigns.
  12. Liaise with the wider Communications Team to ensure that publicity and marketing materials effective and meets the needs of corporate strategies, brand guidelines and accessibility legislation.
  13. Manage devolved budgets, identifying additional income such as sponsorship and grants to supplement existing funds.
  14. Accountability for resources to include the accurate handling and security of cash or cheques where applicable, and the maintenance, inventory, insurance and storage of events materials and stock.
  15. Undertake tasks to ensure business continuity of the service in the absence of the manager.
  16. Carry out any other duties that are within the scope and grading of the post which could also be requested by the line manager or Head of Service.

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