North Hertfordshire is a large rural district with approximately 125,000 residents with four historic towns, Hitchin, Baldock, Royston and Letchworth Garden City.
The Council has a clear vision: We put people first and deliver sustainable services, to enable a brighter future together.
Hitchin Town Hall is a 300-capacity licenced wedding, events, and conferencing venue in the heart of Hitchin and regularly hosts music nights, birthday parties, conferences, and wedding breakfasts.
We are recruiting an Events Team Leader to help support the Events Team in the organisation, implementation, and marketing of corporate and external events bookings. The ideal candidate will have supervisory experience within the events sector, managing a team and health and safety legislation relevant to the post. The successful post holder will have managerial responsibility of 3 support officers, the cleaning team, and casual events assistants.
- Local Government Pension Scheme (18% employer contribution)
- Generous annual leave, including Christmas close down period
- Occupational sick pay
- Free car parking
- Discounts, including 50% off gym membership
- Flexible working options including flexi scheme and home-working
We are dedicated to promoting a healthy work/life balance and ensuring all team members feel that they are making a difference to the local community and are valued by our organisation.
Additional info: Fixed term 2 year contract
If you would like an informal chat about the post, you can contact Katie Hasler, Operations and Events Manager on 01462 474850
How to apply
To apply for a position you must complete the online application form and submit it to be received by us no later than midday on the closing date.
Please note that we do not accept CV applications, either on their own or accompanying application forms. Therefore please ensure that all relevant information is provided on the application form.
As a Council committed to equality and diversity, we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Disabled people who meet the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.
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