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Events Officer

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    Housing & Local Authority

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    Up to £15.25 per hour

  • Contact:

    Katie Ore

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 month

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Royal Borough of Greenwich
Akton Recruitment has an exciting opportunity for an Events Officer To join the team at the Greenwich Council.

Job Role: Events Officer
To provide project management and support for a wide range of community and stakeholder events and arts grant funding programmes. This includes infrastructure and content, as well as health and safety advice and in particular COVID related risk assessment.
1. To provide project management and support to events either directly managed by the Council or provided via third party supplier.
2. To provide professional standards of crowd safety management planning for all council events including the design and development of safe venue layout. The auditing and assessment of potential crowd management issues and the development of mitigation actions and contingency plans to deal with those issues.
3. Too provide infrastructure, as agreed on individual event projects, including the procuring marquees, stages, lighting, toilets, barriers, generators and other associated equipment as may be necessary
4. To liaise with such public, private and public landowners and borough agencies as necessary for the successful completion of event projects. Including (but not exhaustively) police, health authority, traffic management, licensing (event, trading standards) environmental health, borough wardens, parking, waste management.
5. To provide and/or review all necessary management documents related to the proper management of event projects to a standard set by the department. This includes and event plans, including risk logs, site plans, power plans, route and traffic management plans.
Person Specification Experience and Education
* Experience of developing and delivering all aspects public events
* Experience of event administration
* Experience of supervising third party suppliers
* Knowledge of health and safety in relation to events, particularly with regard to current and changing regulations for COVID-19

Important Information
£15.25 Umbrella Rate per hour
6 Month Contract