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Culture Development and Events Officer

  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Reference: CVP 0169
  • Published: Fri 05/07/2024, 12:26 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 21/07/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £34,834 to £36,648 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Prescot Registry Office, 11 High Street, Prescot, Knowsley , L34 3LD, Hybrid Working, Huyton Municipal, Municipal Buildings, Archway Road, Huyton, Knowsley, L36 9UX, Merseyside

Knowsley Council are looking for a Culture Development and Events Officer (Visitor Economy) to join their Culture team. If you are passionate about culture and have experience of planning and delivering cultural activities, then this role could be for you. Experience could include developing and supporting cultural organisations and artists, delivering cultural events, activities, festivals, performances, public art, etc

Following a hugely successful few years, Knowsley is looking forward to building on the ambition for culture, creativity and visitor economy and impacting positively on key priorities for a successful Knowsley

Knowsley is a priority area for Arts Council England and Heritage Lottery and has excellent relationships with both. Knowsley is home to the Shakespeare North Playhouse and has an exciting and developing cultural and creative sector.

You will be expected to help embed, and put into practice, a culture of enabling, co-production, social growth, behaviour change and service innovation, including supporting the development of cultural events and cultural communities and voluntary sector

You will establish partnerships with key national, regional and local organisations, this will include collaborative and cross cutting ventures internally and with other agencies, local authorities, businesses and organisations, community, voluntary and faith groups. 

Also working closely with our partners and stakeholders to maximise the opportunities for people to engage in cultural activities, grow the cultural and creative sector and strengthen opportunities in the visitor economy, working collaboratively to develop solutions and new ways of working.

Knowsley Council is an award winning Local Authority, named Local Authority of the Year in the Municipal Journal Awards 2024. Come join us and be part of our success. 

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief, or identity, recognising the value that diversity brings to our organisation. We particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds and candidates with disabilities as we acknowledge their underrepresentation in our workforce.

We will consider requests for flexible working.  For most roles, the following types of flexibility are usually possible: flexible hours, working from home, compressed hours, part-time.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applicants.

At Knowsley we value our applicants and want them to feel well-informed and welcomed. If you have any questions about this specific job role or what it is like to work at Knowsley, please contact Jo Dry, the Culture and Visitor Economy Service Manager at jo.dry@knowsley.gov.uk

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  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Reference: CVP 0169
  • Published: Fri 05/07/2024, 12:26 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 21/07/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £34,834 to £36,648 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Prescot Registry Office, 11 High Street, Prescot, Knowsley , L34 3LD, Hybrid Working, Huyton Municipal, Municipal Buildings, Archway Road, Huyton, Knowsley, L36 9UX, Merseyside

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