Civic Events Officer
Position Title: Civic Events Officer
Salary: Grade 6 £26,975 to £30,095 (bar at £29,174) per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: 35 hours a week
Work Location: Civic and Ceremonial Team, Central Library, St.Peters Square, Manchester, M2 5LD
Closing Date: 30/05/2022 at 23.59
A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Civic and Ceremonial Team at Manchester City Council.
The Civic and Ceremonial Team manage all aspects of protocol and procedure and provide direct support to the Lord Mayor as first citizen of the City of Manchester.
This includes oversight and delivery of major civic and special events of significant reputational importance to the City.
The role holder will organise a wide range of civic and ceremonial events, varying in scale.
The role holder will be responsible for the development and delivery of appropriate events to be undertaken by the Lord Mayor which will enhance the public image of the council and demonstrate civic leadership.
The role holder will also be required to provide support to the Lord Mayor, including diary management and admin support to the office.
We are looking for:
?Proven experience in a similar role including demonstrable event management experience.
?Highly motivated individual.
?Excellent customer care with the drive to exceed expectations.
?Excellent verbal and written skills with attention to detail.
?Excellent interpersonal skills.
?Ability to think creatively and anticipate, negotiate and solve problems to ensure the successful running of events.
?Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.
?Ability to work comfortably with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels.
?Excellent IT skills, including Outlook, Word and Excel.
?Excellent planning skills to map the achievement of a desired outcome through a series of actions and milestones with ab