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Wallingford Town Council is committed to Equality of Opportunity and actively welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

For further information about any of the vacancies listed, please contact the Wallingford Town Council office on : 01491 835373

Vacancies at Wallingford Town Council

Events Manager

Salary:  SCP 21 (£28,900) – SCP 23(£30,151) pro rata, 25 hours per week

Wallingford Town Council are seeking an unflappable Events Manager who is passionate about creating memorable experiences with a keen eye for detail.

The main purpose of the role is to develop, promote and deliver an annual programme of events which generates revenue to sustain the long-term future of the Town Hall as a Community venue.

The Events Manager has overall responsibility for promoting and managing the Town Hall primarily through on -site events including weddings, civil ceremonies, celebrations, and other commercial and charitable events. They also assist in town and community events, including the civic functions in this historic market town.

Essential skills: A confident, commercially minded, creative individual with the ability to work independently, upon their own initiative and be flexible and adaptable. Experience in project management in a customer focused sector to include budget management and negotiation with external contractors.

Desirable skills: Experience in event management, marketing, public relations, fundraising and/ or business development.

The role demands considerable planning and preparation skills as well as the ability to negotiate and work with contractors and town council teams.

The role is based in central Wallingford, 25 hours per week to include weekends as the events schedule demands.

Closing Date for applications: 19th October 2023 5pm | Interviews: 26th/27th October 2023

To request a job pack, giving details of the role and how to apply, please contact senioradmin@wallingfordtowncouncil.gov.uk


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We will endeavour to make your work experience as interesting and varied as possible.

Please get in touch should you wish to find out more or apply for a placement : Email : senioradmin@wallingfordtowncouncil.gov.uk